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HEALTH PROFILE : Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Sri Lanka including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO 2014 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    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
    67.0
    74.7
    70.8
    86
    66
    76
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2015
    71.6
    78.3
    74.9
    76
    64
    70
     
     
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.6
    78.3
    76
    64
    Age 5
    72.3
    78.9
    85
    68
    Age 10
    72.4
    79.0
    87
    68
    Age 15
    72.5
    79.1
    87
    68
    Age 20
    72.8
    79.3
    87
    66
    Age 25
    73.4
    79.5
    83
    68
    Age 30
    74.0
    79.7
    81
    69
    Age 35
    74.5
    79.8
    79
    69
    Age 40
    75.2
    80.0
    79
    68
    Age 45
    75.9
    80.3
    74
    68
    Age 50
    76.9
    80.6
    70
    71
    Age 55
    78.0
    81.1
    66
    73
    Age 60
    79.4
    81.8
    60
    75
    Age 65
    80.9
    82.7
    61
    76
    Age 70
    82.8
    83.9
    58
    78
    Age 75
    85.0
    85.8
    57
    78
    Age 80
    87.7
    88.0
    52
    76
    Age 85
    90.9
    90.9
    34
    74
    Age 90
    94.5
    94.3
    22
    71
    Age 95
    98.5
    98.2
    16
    55
    Age 100
    102.7
    102.4
    13
    50
     
     
    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
    154.65
    31
    2. Stroke
    72.35
    105
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    47.87
    31
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    35.08
    80
    5. Lung Disease
    29.40
    38
    6. Suicide
    28.77
    5
    7. Other Injuries
    22.53
    34
    8. Kidney Disease
    16.34
    66
    9. Liver Disease
    15.28
    89
    10. Asthma
    13.98
    20
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.05
    106
    12. Hypertension
    12.95
    117
    13. Breast Cancer
    11.60
    124
    14. Oral Cancer
    8.94
    8
    15. Falls
    8.61
    51
    16. Violence
    8.23
    66
    17. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7.80
    72
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    6.77
    114
    19. Lung Cancers
    6.44
    119
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.99
    30
    21. Meningitis
    5.97
    54
    22. Cervical Cancer
    5.90
    108
    23. Stomach Cancer
    5.87
    82
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.38
    114
    25. Drownings
    4.56
    78
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Low Birth Weight
    4.39
    121
    27. Malnutrition
    4.34
    68
    28. Leukemia
    4.24
    63
    29. Ovary Cancer
    4.16
    87
    30. Liver Cancer
    3.58
    136
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.48
    95
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.36
    76
    33. Lymphomas
    2.85
    128
    34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.63
    163
    35. Fires
    2.40
    86
    36. Prostate Cancer
    2.22
    165
    37. Epilepsy
    2.20
    76
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.58
    119
    39. Endocrine Disorders
    1.49
    159
    40. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    127
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.02
    143
    42. Alcohol
    1.01
    77
    43. HIV/AIDS
    0.81
    119
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.73
    158
    45. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    164
    46. Anemia
    0.64
    93
    47. Appendicitis
    0.63
    67
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    0.61
    147
    49. Drug Use
    0.54
    122
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.54
    104
     
     
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,582
    25.74
    2. Stroke
    15,172
    11.98
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    10,195
    8.05
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,292
    5.76
    5. Suicide
    6,170
    4.87
    6. Lung Disease
    6,127
    4.84
    7. Other Injuries
    4,800
    3.79
    8. Kidney Disease
    3,494
    2.76
    9. Liver Disease
    3,349
    2.65
    10. Asthma
    2,953
    2.33
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,773
    2.19
    12. Hypertension
    2,733
    2.16
    13. Oral Cancer
    1,914
    1.51
    14. Falls
    1,823
    1.44
    15. Violence
    1,765
    1.39
    16. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,646
    1.30
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    1,427
    1.13
    18. Lung Cancers
    1,400
    1.11
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,361
    1.07
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,301
    1.03
    21. Meningitis
    1,269
    1.00
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,266
    1.00
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,142
    0.90
    24. Drownings
    964
    0.76
    25. Low Birth Weight
    930
    0.73
      Deaths %
    26. Leukemia
    904
    0.71
    27. Malnutrition
    903
    0.71
    28. Liver Cancer
    772
    0.61
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    735
    0.58
    30. Cervical Cancer
    690
    0.55
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    689
    0.54
    32. Lymphomas
    614
    0.49
    33. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    565
    0.45
    34. Fires
    506
    0.40
    35. Ovary Cancer
    487
    0.38
    36. Epilepsy
    468
    0.37
    37. Birth Trauma
    335
    0.26
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    315
    0.25
    39. Tuberculosis
    237
    0.19
    40. Alcohol
    225
    0.18
    41. Bladder Cancer
    216
    0.17
    42. Prostate Cancer
    208
    0.16
    43. HIV/AIDS
    177
    0.14
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    155
    0.12
    45. Pancreas Cancer
    145
    0.11
    46. Appendicitis
    133
    0.10
    47. Anemia
    132
    0.10
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    126
    0.10
    49. Drug Use
    117
    0.09
    50. Maternal Conditions
    114
    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
    11.60
    124
    2. Oral Cancer
    8.94
    8
    3. Lung Cancers
    6.44
    119
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.99
    30
    5. Cervical Cancer
    5.90
    108
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.87
    82
    7. Leukemia
    4.24
    63
    8. Ovary Cancer
    4.16
    87
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.58
    136
    10. Lymphomas
    2.85
    128
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.63
    163
    12. Prostate Cancer
    2.22
    165
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.02
    143
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    164
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.46
    165
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.23
    166
     
     
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.5
    114
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    28.4
    N/D
    78
    127
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    3.4
    9.5
    161
    161
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.415
    110

     
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    22,235,000
    56
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    138
    Population 0-14
    24.4 %
    110
    Population 15-64
    66.3 %
    77
    Population 65 +
    9.4 %
    66
    Birth Rate / 1000
    15.50
    118
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.20
    135
    Fertility Rate
    2.09
    100
    Infant Mortality
    8.60
    136
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.04
    129
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    94
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    152
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.74
    128
    Net Migration
    -1.30
    130
    Population Growth
    0.80 %
    123
    Literacy Total
    91.2 %
    107
    Literacy Male
    93.6 %
    75
    Literacy Female
    91.7 %
    76
    Unemployment
    4.7 %
    138
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.9
    70
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    67.0
    58
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $11,200
    105
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.