Measles in Central Africa

Measles in Central Africa
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 667 (1.07%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 8.84
  • Cause of death world rank: 9.
  • Measles, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 667 deaths in Central Africa. That’s about 1 of every 93 deaths in Central Africa.
  • About 2 people die of Measles each day, an average of 1 death every 14 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 5,625,118 113
Sex ratio m / f 0.99 97
Population 0-14 40.1% 31
Population 15-64 56.5% 164
Population 65 + 3.4% 159

Measles


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Somalia Somalia 38.78
2 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 29.75
3 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 17.42
4 Ethiopia Ethiopia 15.44
5 Liberia Liberia 14.73
6 Congo Congo 12.68
7 Djibouti Djibouti 9.46
8 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 9.06
9 Central Africa Central Africa 8.84
10 Nigeria Nigeria 8.29
11 Eritrea Eritrea 7.55
13 South Sudan South Sudan 5.70
14 Guinea Guinea 5.56
15 Niger Niger 5.16
16 Sudan Sudan 4.24
17 Mali Mali 4.19
18 Afghanistan Afghanistan 3.75
19 Cameroon Cameroon 3.48
20 Gabon Gabon 3.47
21 New Guinea New Guinea 3.21
22 India India 3.06
23 Gambia Gambia 2.42
24 Mongolia Mongolia 2.41
25 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 1.99
26 Indonesia Indonesia 1.98
33 Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 1.29
Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.