Measles in Liberia

Measles in Liberia
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 1,116 (3.18%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 14.73
  • Cause of death world rank: 5.
  • Measles, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 1,116 deaths in Liberia. That’s about 1 of every 31 deaths in Liberia.
  • About 4 people die of Measles each day, an average of 1 death every 8 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 4,689,021 123
Sex ratio m / f 1.00 70
Population 0-14 43.8% 11
Population 15-64 53.3% 184
Population 65 + 2.9% 176

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.