Poisonings in Ghana

Poisonings in Ghana
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 436 (0.21%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 1.81
  • Cause of death world rank: 53.
  • Poisonings, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 436 deaths in Ghana. That’s about 1 of every 476 deaths in Ghana.
  • About 2 people die of Poisonings each day, an average of 1 death every 21 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 27,499,924 49
Sex ratio m / f 0.97 118
Population 0-14 38.0% 42
Population 15-64 57.7% 153
Population 65 + 4.3% 131

Poisonings


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 4.78
2 Burundi Burundi 4.74
3 Angola Angola 4.57
4 Central Africa Central Africa 4.53
5 Chad Chad 4.40
6 Bolivia Bolivia 4.37
7 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 4.15
8 Eritrea Eritrea 4.06
10 Comoros Comoros 3.77
11 Sudan Sudan 3.48
12 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 3.20
14 Mozambique Mozambique 3.11
13 Djibouti Djibouti 3.11
15 Mali Mali 3.03
16 Benin Benin 3.01
17 Rwanda Rwanda 2.97
18 DR Congo DR Congo 2.97
19 Niger Niger 2.93
20 Uganda Uganda 2.91
21 Nigeria Nigeria 2.89
22 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 2.85
23 Guinea Guinea 2.84
26 Cameroon Cameroon 2.81
24 Belarus Belarus 2.81
25 Swaziland Swaziland 2.81
28 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 2.75
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.