Other Injuries in Nigeria

Other Injuries in Nigeria
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 39,645 (1.95%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 22.63
  • Cause of death world rank: 8.
  • Other Injuries, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 39,645 deaths in Nigeria. That’s about 1 of every 51 deaths in Nigeria.
  • About 109 people die of Other Injuries each day, an average of 1 death every 14 minutes.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 190,632,261 7
Sex ratio m / f 1.04 23
Population 0-14 42.5% 17
Population 15-64 54.3% 180
Population 65 + 3.1% 165

Other Injuries


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Afghanistan Afghanistan 38.08
2 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 33.34
3 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 31.51
4 Chad Chad 29.76
5 Guatemala Guatemala 29.72
6 Somalia Somalia 26.73
7 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 23.04
8 Nigeria Nigeria 22.63
9 Burundi Burundi 22.25
10 Guyana Guyana 22.16
11 Libya Libya 21.92
12 Central Africa Central Africa 21.61
13 Angola Angola 21.44
14 Mali Mali 21.30
15 Pakistan Pakistan 20.99
16 Gambia Gambia 20.40
17 Guinea Guinea 20.20
18 Cameroon Cameroon 19.99
19 Benin Benin 19.97
20 Niger Niger 19.76
22 Ghana Ghana 19.68
21 Togo Togo 19.68
23 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 18.84
24 South Sudan South Sudan 18.56
25 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 17.85
26 Ecuador Ecuador 17.21
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.