Prostate Cancer in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 197 (0.16%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 2.08
  • Cause of death world rank: 175.
  • Prostate Cancer, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 197 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 625 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 1 people die of Prostate Cancer each day, an average of 1 death every 45 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

Prostate Cancer


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
3 Barbados Barbados 81.18
6 Trinidad/Tob. Trinidad/Tob. 56.27
7 Jamaica Jamaica 54.68
8 Uganda Uganda 51.28
9 Dominican Rep. Dominican Rep. 49.86
11 Bahamas Bahamas 46.58
12 Nigeria Nigeria 46.41
13 Guyana Guyana 44.40
14 Burundi Burundi 44.14
15 Belize Belize 41.86
16 Madagascar Madagascar 41.52
17 Haiti Haiti 39.57
18 Guinea Guinea 39.41
19 Congo Congo 36.10
20 Tanzania Tanzania 35.77
21 South Africa South Africa 35.07
22 Rwanda Rwanda 34.75
23 DR Congo DR Congo 34.72
24 Kenya Kenya 32.72
26 Cuba Cuba 31.66
27 Uruguay Uruguay 29.53
28 Venezuela Venezuela 29.16
29 Liberia Liberia 29.02
30 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 28.77
31 Latvia Latvia 28.65
32 Lithuania Lithuania 28.65
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.