Meningitis Death Rate by Country

Meningitis Death Rate by Country
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017;
Meningitis Death Rate by Country, total deaths by cause, Meningitis Cause of Death for every country in the world.

Meningitis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate Deaths (%)
1 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 53.51 3,242 (3.97%)
2 Chad Chad 41.88 7,510 (4.55%)
3 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 38.24 8,935 (3.50%)
4 Somalia Somalia 31.76 4,446 (3.54%)
5 Mali Mali 31.57 5,454 (3.39%)
6 Nigeria Nigeria 29.56 58,231 (2.87%)
7 Central Africa Central Africa 28.73 1,662 (2.67%)
8 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 27.99 4,805 (3.48%)
9 Niger Niger 27.64 6,780 (4.21%)
10 Guinea Guinea 27.33 3,588 (3.22%)
11 South Sudan South Sudan 25.99 3,458 (2.92%)
12 Benin Benin 25.98 2,736 (3.09%)
13 Angola Angola 25.43 7,677 (2.48%)
14 Ghana Ghana 25.33 6,098 (2.90%)
15 Gambia Gambia 24.64 429 (2.93%)
16 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 23.57 437 (2.55%)
17 Burundi Burundi 23.32 2,531 (2.73%)
18 Togo Togo 22.33 1,532 (2.63%)
19 Cameroon Cameroon 22.27 5,309 (2.40%)
20 Liberia Liberia 19.95 899 (2.56%)
21 DR Congo DR Congo 19.51 18,627 (2.77%)
22 Ethiopia Ethiopia 18.63 17,774 (2.80%)
23 Comoros Comoros 18.62 129 (2.52%)
24 Eritrea Eritrea 17.41 698 (2.48%)
25 Djibouti Djibouti 17.38 146 (2.27%)
26 Uganda Uganda 17.14 6,838 (2.64%)
27 Senegal Senegal 17.07 2,066 (2.51%)
28 Zambia Zambia 16.95 2,555 (2.21%)
29 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 15.92 139 (1.77%)
30 Mozambique Mozambique 15.61 4,530 (1.79%)
31 Rwanda Rwanda 15.58 1,608 (2.60%)
32 Mauritania Mauritania 15.57 547 (1.94%)
33 Tanzania Tanzania 14.86 7,363 (1.97%)
34 Malawi Malawi 14.76 2,146 (1.56%)
35 Kenya Kenya 14.26 5,847 (2.08%)
36 Madagascar Madagascar 11.17 2,392 (1.69%)
37 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 10.84 1,678 (1.33%)
38 Congo Congo 9.52 430 (1.33%)
39 Haiti Haiti 8.39 1,006 (1.22%)
40 Afghanistan Afghanistan 7.94 3,551 (1.52%)
41 Lesotho Lesotho 7.84 181 (0.70%)
42 Gabon Gabon 7.52 128 (1.00%)
43 Pakistan Pakistan 7.29 12,650 (1.04%)
45 Swaziland Swaziland 6.59 85 (0.76%)
47 Sudan Sudan 4.90 2,502 (0.93%)
48 New Guinea New Guinea 4.85 404 (0.79%)
49 South Africa South Africa 4.79 2,309 (0.46%)
50 Nepal Nepal 4.73 1,098 (0.67%)
51 Namibia Namibia 4.66 110 (0.71%)
54 Laos Laos 4.28 297 (0.69%)
55 Tajikistan Tajikistan 4.22 392 (0.92%)
56 Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 4.20 66 (0.88%)
57 Myanmar Myanmar 4.17 2,150 (0.54%)
58 Bhutan Bhutan 3.99 27 (0.63%)
59 Bolivia Bolivia 3.94 448 (0.71%)
60 Cambodia Cambodia 3.84 571 (0.68%)
61 Botswana Botswana 3.54 65 (0.44%)
62 Cape Verde Cape Verde 3.54 15 (0.59%)
63 Brunei Brunei 3.35 10 (0.77%)
64 India India 3.28 40,312 (0.46%)
Country Rate
65 YemenYemen 3.12
66 Arab EmiratesArab Emirates 3.04
67 Solomon Isl.Solomon Isl. 2.80
68 ThailandThailand 2.68
70 Sri LankaSri Lanka 2.28
71 FijiFiji 2.22
72 IndonesiaIndonesia 2.17
73 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 2.12
74 ParaguayParaguay 2.04
75 SurinameSuriname 2.01
76 El SalvadorEl Salvador 1.91
77 IraqIraq 1.80
79 PhilippinesPhilippines 1.69
80 MoroccoMorocco 1.67
81 AlgeriaAlgeria 1.63
82 SyriaSyria 1.61
83 GuatemalaGuatemala 1.48
84 GuyanaGuyana 1.48
85 NicaraguaNicaragua 1.47
86 MalaysiaMalaysia 1.39
88 Dominican Rep.Dominican Rep. 1.36
87 HondurasHonduras 1.36
89 KazakhstanKazakhstan 1.32
90 PeruPeru 1.26
91 IranIran 1.23
92 BangladeshBangladesh 1.18
94 North KoreaNorth Korea 1.14
95 BarbadosBarbados 1.13
96 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 1.12
97 Trinidad/Tob.Trinidad/Tob. 1.09
98 ArgentinaArgentina 1.06
99 LibyaLibya 1.06
100 MongoliaMongolia 1.03
102 PanamaPanama 1.02
104 ColombiaColombia 0.91
106 VenezuelaVenezuela 0.84
107 MaldivesMaldives 0.83
108 KuwaitKuwait 0.82
109 BahamasBahamas 0.80
110 RussiaRussia 0.76
112 EgyptEgypt 0.75
111 Viet NamViet Nam 0.75
113 GeorgiaGeorgia 0.72
115 TunisiaTunisia 0.70
114 TurkeyTurkey 0.70
116 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 0.69
118 UkraineUkraine 0.67
120 JordanJordan 0.66
119 LebanonLebanon 0.66
121 OmanOman 0.64
122 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 0.63
124 MoldovaMoldova 0.62
125 CubaCuba 0.61
126 AlbaniaAlbania 0.60
127 ChileChile 0.60
128 BulgariaBulgaria 0.58
130 JamaicaJamaica 0.56
131 MaltaMalta 0.54
136 BelarusBelarus 0.43
137 QatarQatar 0.43
138 SlovakiaSlovakia 0.42
143 New ZealandNew Zealand 0.37
144 PolandPoland 0.34
148 GreeceGreece 0.30
164 MontenegroMontenegro 0.21

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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.