Pertussis in Nigeria

Pertussis in Nigeria
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 11,345 (0.56%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 3.48
  • Cause of death world rank: 4.
  • Pertussis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 11,345 deaths in Nigeria. That’s about 1 of every 179 deaths in Nigeria.
  • About 32 people die of Pertussis each day, an average of 1 death every 47 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

Pertussis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Somalia Somalia 4.21
2 Chad Chad 3.76
3 Central Africa Central Africa 3.73
4 Nigeria Nigeria 3.48
5 Ethiopia Ethiopia 2.95
6 Guinea Guinea 2.92
8 Haiti Haiti 2.82
9 Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 2.77
10 Comoros Comoros 2.72
11 DR Congo DR Congo 2.63
12 Mali Mali 2.54
13 Afghanistan Afghanistan 2.49
14 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 2.46
16 Liberia Liberia 2.37
17 Niger Niger 2.35
18 Laos Laos 2.28
21 Mozambique Mozambique 2.20
23 Sudan Sudan 2.18
25 Mauritania Mauritania 2.15
27 New Guinea New Guinea 2.07
28 Philippines Philippines 2.06
29 Bolivia Bolivia 2.05
31 Yemen Yemen 1.98
32 Paraguay Paraguay 1.98
34 Pakistan Pakistan 1.95
37 Lesotho Lesotho 1.85
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.