Oesophagus Cancer in Sri Lanka

Oesophagus Cancer in Sri Lanka
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 1,191 (0.94%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 5.15
  • Cause of death world rank: 38.
  • Oesophagus Cancer, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 1,191 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 106 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 4 people die of Oesophagus Cancer each day, an average of 1 death every 8 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 22,409,381 56
Sex ratio m / f 0.96 148
Population 0-14 24.1% 113
Population 15-64 66.3% 74
Population 65 + 9.7% 66

Oesophagus Cancer


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Malawi Malawi 25.16
2 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 19.73
3 Kenya Kenya 18.94
4 Uganda Uganda 18.49
5 Mongolia Mongolia 18.45
6 Lesotho Lesotho 15.75
7 Burundi Burundi 14.05
8 Rwanda Rwanda 12.63
9 Tajikistan Tajikistan 12.13
10 China China 11.72
11 Bangladesh Bangladesh 11.48
12 Somalia Somalia 10.98
13 Comoros Comoros 10.87
14 Afghanistan Afghanistan 10.76
15 South Africa South Africa 10.53
16 South Sudan South Sudan 10.46
17 Tanzania Tanzania 10.05
18 Mozambique Mozambique 9.47
19 Iran Iran 9.32
20 Zambia Zambia 8.86
21 Madagascar Madagascar 8.79
22 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 8.26
23 Botswana Botswana 8.08
24 Togo Togo 7.65
25 Myanmar Myanmar 7.60
26 United Kingdom United Kingdom 7.17
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.