Schistosomiasis in Mauritania

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

  • Number of deaths: 89 (0.32%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 4.17
  • Cause of death world rank: 18.
  • Schistosomiasis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 89 deaths in Mauritania. That’s about 1 of every 313 deaths in Mauritania.
  • About 1 people die of Schistosomiasis each day, an average of 1 death every 99 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 3,758,571 127
Sex ratio m / f 0.93 181
Population 0-14 38.6% 41
Population 15-64 57.7% 154
Population 65 + 3.8% 149

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.