Tetanus in Central Africa

Tetanus in Central Africa
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 370 (0.59%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 6.42
  • Cause of death world rank: 4.
  • Tetanus, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 370 deaths in Central Africa. That’s about 1 of every 169 deaths in Central Africa.
  • About 2 people die of Tetanus each day, an average of 1 death every 24 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 5,625,118 113
Sex ratio m / f 0.99 97
Population 0-14 40.1% 31
Population 15-64 56.5% 164
Population 65 + 3.4% 159

Tetanus


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Somalia Somalia 15.26
2 South Sudan South Sudan 13.29
3 Kenya Kenya 8.49
4 Central Africa Central Africa 6.42
5 Chad Chad 5.99
6 Angola Angola 4.42
7 Burundi Burundi 4.31
8 Nigeria Nigeria 3.83
9 Comoros Comoros 3.65
11 Djibouti Djibouti 3.01
12 Pakistan Pakistan 3.01
13 Ethiopia Ethiopia 2.91
14 Eritrea Eritrea 2.85
15 DR Congo DR Congo 2.71
16 Guinea Guinea 2.58
18 Mozambique Mozambique 2.29
19 Zambia Zambia 2.28
20 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 2.27
23 Tanzania Tanzania 2.11
26 Niger Niger 1.92
27 Liberia Liberia 1.91
28 Malawi Malawi 1.90
29 Indonesia Indonesia 1.79
30 Afghanistan Afghanistan 1.75
32 Nepal Nepal 1.68
34 Bhutan Bhutan 1.62
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.