Skin Disease in Gambia

Skin Disease in Gambia
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 29 (0.20%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 3.11
  • Cause of death world rank: 56.
  • Skin Disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 29 deaths in Gambia. That’s about 1 of every 500 deaths in Gambia.
  • About 1 people die of Skin Disease each day, an average of 1 death every 303 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 2,051,363 142
Sex ratio m / f 0.98 112
Population 0-14 37.4% 43
Population 15-64 59.1% 150
Population 65 + 3.5% 154

Skin Disease


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
4 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 7.41
5 Ghana Ghana 7.20
6 Comoros Comoros 7.10
8 Mozambique Mozambique 6.92
9 Djibouti Djibouti 6.76
11 Suriname Suriname 6.33
12 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 6.18
13 Ethiopia Ethiopia 6.18
14 Bahamas Bahamas 6.01
16 Zambia Zambia 5.49
17 Tanzania Tanzania 5.48
18 Eritrea Eritrea 5.43
19 Burundi Burundi 5.36
20 Rwanda Rwanda 5.30
21 Uganda Uganda 5.19
22 Malawi Malawi 5.17
23 South Africa South Africa 5.13
24 Belize Belize 5.12
26 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 5.01
27 Swaziland Swaziland 5.01
28 Jamaica Jamaica 4.89
29 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 4.86
30 Botswana Botswana 4.84
31 Namibia Namibia 4.83
32 Israel Israel 4.79
33 Lesotho Lesotho 4.64
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.