Rheumatoid Arthritis in India

Rheumatoid Arthritis in India
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 19,672 (0.22%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 2.10
  • Cause of death world rank: 1.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 19,672 deaths in India. That’s about 1 of every 455 deaths in India.
  • About 54 people die of Rheumatoid Arthritis each day, an average of 1 death every 27 minutes.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 1,281,935,911 2
Sex ratio m / f 1.08 11
Population 0-14 27.3% 84
Population 15-64 66.4% 71
Population 65 + 6.2% 98

Rheumatoid Arthritis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 India India 2.10
2 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 1.77
3 Mexico Mexico 1.37
7 Barbados Barbados 0.92
8 Venezuela Venezuela 0.86
9 Costa Rica Costa Rica 0.82
14 Ireland Ireland 0.79
18 Colombia Colombia 0.72
20 United Kingdom United Kingdom 0.67
23 Finland Finland 0.66
22 China China 0.66
21 New Zealand New Zealand 0.66
25 Cyprus Cyprus 0.64
27 Denmark Denmark 0.63
29 Chile Chile 0.61
28 Slovenia Slovenia 0.61
30 Croatia Croatia 0.59
35 Netherlands Netherlands 0.50
34 Poland Poland 0.50
42 Australia Australia 0.46
46 Japan Japan 0.44
59 Iceland Iceland 0.35
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.