Schistosomiasis in Cameroon

Schistosomiasis in Cameroon
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 716 (0.32%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 5.43
  • Cause of death world rank: 10.
  • Schistosomiasis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 716 deaths in Cameroon. That’s about 1 of every 313 deaths in Cameroon.
  • About 2 people die of Schistosomiasis each day, an average of 1 death every 13 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 24,994,885 53
Sex ratio m / f 1.01 57
Population 0-14 42.4% 18
Population 15-64 54.4% 178
Population 65 + 3.2% 164

Schistosomiasis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 10.27
2 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 8.98
3 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 6.41
4 Benin Benin 6.22
5 Togo Togo 5.99
6 Chad Chad 5.75
7 Guinea Guinea 5.63
8 Nigeria Nigeria 5.55
9 Mali Mali 5.47
10 Cameroon Cameroon 5.43
11 Ghana Ghana 5.12
12 Angola Angola 5.12
13 Gambia Gambia 5.11
14 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 4.80
15 Niger Niger 4.50
16 Liberia Liberia 4.48
17 Eritrea Eritrea 4.36
18 Mauritania Mauritania 4.17
19 Senegal Senegal 4.14
20 Central Africa Central Africa 4.13
21 Burundi Burundi 4.02
22 Mozambique Mozambique 3.70
25 Djibouti Djibouti 3.34
26 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 3.17
27 Tanzania Tanzania 3.13
28 DR Congo DR Congo 3.11
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.