Trypanosomiasis in Central Africa

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

  • Number of deaths: 383 (0.62%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 7.70
  • Cause of death world rank: 1.
  • Trypanosomiasis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 383 deaths in Central Africa. That’s about 1 of every 161 deaths in Central Africa.
  • About 2 people die of Trypanosomiasis each day, an average of 1 death every 23 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

Trypanosomiasis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Central Africa Central Africa 7.70
2 DR Congo DR Congo 4.68
3 Gabon Gabon 3.23
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.