Rheumatic Heart Disease in Zambia

Rheumatic Heart Disease in Zambia
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 230 (0.20%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 2.97
  • Cause of death world rank: 77.
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 230 deaths in Zambia. That’s about 1 of every 500 deaths in Zambia.
  • About 1 people die of Rheumatic Heart Disease each day, an average of 1 death every 39 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 15,972,000 68
Sex ratio m / f 1.00 73
Population 0-14 46.0% 6
Population 15-64 51.7% 189
Population 65 + 2.3% 189

Rheumatic Heart Disease


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Pakistan Pakistan 12.12
2 Bhutan Bhutan 10.82
4 New Guinea New Guinea 10.64
5 India India 10.30
6 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 9.60
7 Solomon Isl. Solomon Isl. 9.27
8 Angola Angola 8.85
9 Fiji Fiji 8.83
11 Nepal Nepal 8.80
12 North Korea North Korea 8.26
13 Haiti Haiti 7.45
14 Central Africa Central Africa 7.44
15 Georgia Georgia 6.88
17 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 6.30
18 Chad Chad 6.25
19 Swaziland Swaziland 6.24
20 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 6.21
21 Argentina Argentina 5.97
22 DR Congo DR Congo 5.95
24 Mali Mali 5.82
25 Myanmar Myanmar 5.68
26 Mongolia Mongolia 5.54
27 Lesotho Lesotho 5.52
28 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 5.41
29 Tajikistan Tajikistan 5.39
30 Eritrea Eritrea 5.38
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.