Tuberculosis in Sri Lanka

Tuberculosis in Sri Lanka
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 1,153 (0.91%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 5.06
  • Cause of death world rank: 92.
  • Tuberculosis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 1,153 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 110 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 4 people die of Tuberculosis each day, an average of 1 death every 8 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 22,409,381 56
Sex ratio m / f 0.96 148
Population 0-14 24.1% 113
Population 15-64 66.3% 74
Population 65 + 9.7% 66

Tuberculosis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Nigeria Nigeria 190.61
2 Liberia Liberia 152.71
3 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 145.92
4 Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 142.15
5 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 130.60
6 Mozambique Mozambique 127.92
7 Somalia Somalia 127.18
8 DR Congo DR Congo 123.54
9 Tanzania Tanzania 106.18
10 Angola Angola 99.50
11 Lesotho Lesotho 92.03
12 Gabon Gabon 86.56
13 Afghanistan Afghanistan 83.56
14 Congo Congo 81.64
15 Laos Laos 81.41
16 Madagascar Madagascar 79.53
17 Cambodia Cambodia 77.98
18 Central Africa Central Africa 72.84
19 New Guinea New Guinea 72.15
20 Ghana Ghana 63.00
21 Zambia Zambia 62.59
22 Guinea Guinea 61.97
23 Bangladesh Bangladesh 61.12
24 South Africa South Africa 59.33
25 Namibia Namibia 58.35
26 Djibouti Djibouti 58.34
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.