Syphilis in DR Congo

Syphilis in DR Congo
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 11,243 (1.67%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 8.00
  • Cause of death world rank: 6.
  • Syphilis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 11,243 deaths in DR Congo. That’s about 1 of every 60 deaths in DR Congo.
  • About 31 people die of Syphilis each day, an average of 1 death every 47 minutes.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 83,301,151 16
Sex ratio m / f 1.00 77
Population 0-14 41.7% 22
Population 15-64 55.6% 169
Population 65 + 2.7% 180

Syphilis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Angola Angola 10.41
3 Somalia Somalia 8.38
2 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 8.38
4 Central Africa Central Africa 8.30
5 Mauritania Mauritania 8.15
6 DR Congo DR Congo 8.00
7 Mozambique Mozambique 7.65
8 Chad Chad 7.61
9 Comoros Comoros 7.27
10 Mali Mali 6.92
11 Cameroon Cameroon 5.85
12 Guinea Guinea 5.75
13 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 5.69
14 South Sudan South Sudan 5.55
15 Ethiopia Ethiopia 5.44
16 Togo Togo 5.04
17 Burundi Burundi 5.00
18 Sudan Sudan 3.97
19 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 3.75
20 Gambia Gambia 3.67
21 New Guinea New Guinea 3.45
22 Haiti Haiti 3.08
23 Madagascar Madagascar 3.02
24 Tanzania Tanzania 3.02
25 Nigeria Nigeria 3.02
26 Benin Benin 2.98
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.