Measles in Zimbabwe

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

  • Number of deaths: 499 (0.40%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 1.99
  • Cause of death world rank: 25.
  • Measles, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 499 deaths in Zimbabwe. That’s about 1 of every 250 deaths in Zimbabwe.
  • About 2 people die of Measles each day, an average of 1 death every 18 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 13,805,084 71
Sex ratio m / f 0.95 151
Population 0-14 38.9% 39
Population 15-64 56.6% 162
Population 65 + 4.5% 123

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.