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HEALTH PROFILE: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Sri Lanka

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Sri Lanka. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Sri Lanka Population Pyramid
 
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    Sri Lanka
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2016
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    Age 5
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    Age 10
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    Age 15
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    Age 20
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    Age 25
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    Age 30
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    Age 35
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    Age 40
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    Age 45
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    Age 50
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    Age 55
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    Age 60
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    Age 65
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    Age 70
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    123.79
    94
    2. Stroke
    55.16
    116
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    53.41
    35
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.65
    32
    5. Asthma
    27.23
    4
    6. Liver Disease
    23.82
    59
    7. Lung Disease
    22.82
    90
    8. Kidney Disease
    22.81
    61
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.48
    112
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.37
    96
    11. Suicide
    14.23
    31
    12. Falls
    11.06
    42
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.71
    30
    14. Breast Cancer
    9.58
    160
    15. Hypertension
    8.48
    119
    16. Oral Cancer
    8.38
    12
    17. Other Injuries
    7.82
    90
    18. Drownings
    7.31
    29
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    6.56
    115
    20. Lung Cancers
    5.64
    134
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.09
    106
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.98
    36
    24. Cervical Cancer
    4.88
    126
    25. Leukemia
    3.63
    106
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    125
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.54
    135
    28. Liver Cancer
    3.20
    157
    29. Violence
    3.06
    122
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.00
    95
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    2.85
    58
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    2.80
    142
    33. Lymphomas
    2.69
    161
    34. Meningitis
    2.56
    63
    35. Fires
    2.55
    67
    36. Prostate Cancer
    2.15
    176
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.99
    180
    38. Epilepsy
    1.95
    80
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.85
    92
    40. Dengue
    1.67
    5
    41. Encephalitis
    1.64
    37
    42. Alcohol
    1.62
    96
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.30
    125
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    136
    45. Bladder Cancer
    0.93
    169
    46. Drug Use
    0.81
    123
    47. Malnutrition
    0.77
    110
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    180
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.53
    175
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.51
    132
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,777
    22.64
    2. Stroke
    12,572
    9.89
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    12,399
    9.75
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,907
    6.22
    5. Asthma
    6,248
    4.92
    6. Liver Disease
    5,555
    4.37
    7. Lung Disease
    5,271
    4.15
    8. Kidney Disease
    5,253
    4.13
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,864
    3.83
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,590
    2.82
    11. Suicide
    3,035
    2.39
    12. Falls
    2,463
    1.94
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,218
    1.74
    14. Oral Cancer
    1,974
    1.55
    15. Hypertension
    1,964
    1.55
    16. Other Injuries
    1,686
    1.33
    17. Drownings
    1,526
    1.20
    18. Lung Cancers
    1,350
    1.06
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,249
    0.98
    20. Tuberculosis
    1,247
    0.98
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    1,229
    0.97
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,200
    0.94
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,198
    0.94
    24. Leukemia
    807
    0.63
    25. Liver Cancer
    765
    0.60
      Deaths %
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    662
    0.52
    27. Low Birth Weight
    643
    0.51
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    640
    0.50
    29. Cervical Cancer
    636
    0.50
    30. Violence
    633
    0.50
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    632
    0.50
    32. Lymphomas
    628
    0.49
    33. Meningitis
    562
    0.44
    34. Fires
    542
    0.43
    35. Ovary Cancer
    474
    0.37
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    470
    0.37
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    426
    0.34
    38. Epilepsy
    419
    0.33
    39. Alcohol
    372
    0.29
    40. Encephalitis
    363
    0.29
    41. Dengue
    347
    0.27
    42. Birth Trauma
    237
    0.19
    43. Skin Cancers
    233
    0.18
    44. Bladder Cancer
    218
    0.17
    45. Prostate Cancer
    210
    0.17
    46. Malnutrition
    174
    0.14
    47. Drug Use
    171
    0.13
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    159
    0.13
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    121
    0.10
    50. HIV/AIDS
    109
    0.09
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.58
    160
    2. Oral Cancer
    8.38
    12
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.64
    134
    4. Stomach Cancer
    5.09
    106
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.98
    36
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.88
    126
    7. Leukemia
    3.63
    106
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    125
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.20
    157
    10. Lymphomas
    2.69
    161
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.15
    176
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.99
    180
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    136
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.93
    169
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    180
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.39
    182
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.3
    119
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    28.4
    0.4
    78
    127
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    2.9
    7.3
    175
    178
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.47
    110
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    22.409m
    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
    Birth Rate / 1000
    15.20
    120
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.20
    137
    Fertility Rate
    2.07
    103
    Infant Mortality
    8.40
    140
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.04
    137
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    112
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    148
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.73
    135
    Net Migration
    -1.30
    127
    Population Growth
    0.80%
    123
    Literacy Total
    92.6%
    109
    Literacy Male
    93.6%
    78
    Literacy Female
    91.7%
    77
    Unemployment
    4.0%
    146
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    75.3
    70
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    66.8
    63
    GDP per Capita USD
    $13,000
    93

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.