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Malnutrition
AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Somalia
33.03
1
2. Sierra Leone
30.12
2
3. Burkina Faso
30.03
3
4. Central Africa
30.00
4
5. Mali
29.12
5
6. Angola
28.24
6
7. Burundi
27.37
7
8. Chad
27.18
8
9. Benin
26.03
9
10. DR Congo
24.30
10
11. Zimbabwe
24.07
11
12. Niger
24.01
12
13. Gambia
21.61
14
14. South Sudan
21.34
15
15. Cote d Ivoire
20.11
16
16. Eritrea
19.23
17
17. Nigeria
17.12
19
18. Kenya
16.37
20
19. Malawi
16.26
21
20. Cameroon
16.25
22
21. Comoros
16.03
23
22. Togo
15.92
24
23. Guinea
15.72
25
24. Zambia
15.57
26
25. Djibouti
15.24
27
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Sao Tome
14.89
28
27. Madagascar
14.42
29
28. Guinea-Bissau
13.59
30
29. Mauritania
13.19
31
30. Equ. Guinea
12.93
32
31. Rwanda
12.72
33
32. Lesotho
12.28
34
33. Liberia
11.94
36
34. Uganda
11.77
37
35. Ghana
11.68
38
36. Tanzania
11.62
39
37. Ethiopia
10.82
42
38. Senegal
10.69
43
39. Swaziland
10.53
44
40. Congo
9.11
45
41. Mozambique
8.97
46
42. Namibia
7.23
48
43. Gabon
6.28
51
44. Botswana
5.76
54
45. South Africa
5.38
56
46. Sudan
2.80
79
47. Cape Verde
2.04
89
48. Mauritius
1.48
98
49. Seychelles
0.79
112
ICD-10 CODES: E40-E46
Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
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.