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HEALTH PROFILE : Sri Lanka

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, 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
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    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
    126.95
    73
    2. Stroke
    73.82
    110
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    49.34
    40
    4. Suicide
    34.64
    1
    5. Asthma
    32.23
    2
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.00
    115
    7. Kidney Disease
    22.26
    48
    8. Lung Disease
    21.58
    99
    9. Liver Disease
    21.18
    67
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.69
    85
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.33
    98
    12. Hypertension
    10.13
    111
    13. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    14. Falls
    9.61
    48
    15. Other Injuries
    8.91
    82
    16. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.84
    118
    18. Drownings
    6.41
    52
    19. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.06
    92
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.61
    118
    25. Low Birth Weight
    3.60
    139
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
    28. Violence
    3.15
    122
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    30. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.62
    149
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.59
    107
    33. Fires
    2.37
    75
    34. Meningitis
    2.28
    70
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.94
    92
    38. Epilepsy
    1.90
    81
    39. Encephalitis
    1.74
    24
    40. Alcohol
    1.40
    104
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.35
    129
    42. Dengue
    1.19
    7
    43. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    44. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    45. Drug Use
    0.83
    125
    46. Malnutrition
    0.73
    114
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.61
    128
    49. Maternal Conditions
    0.51
    113
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.49
    174
     
     
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,554
    22.52
    2. Stroke
    16,198
    12.78
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,089
    8.75
    4. Suicide
    7,319
    5.77
    5. Asthma
    7,160
    5.65
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,284
    4.17
    7. Kidney Disease
    4,961
    3.91
    8. Liver Disease
    4,837
    3.82
    9. Lung Disease
    4,813
    3.80
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,006
    3.16
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,554
    2.80
    12. Hypertension
    2,271
    1.79
    13. Falls
    2,103
    1.66
    14. Other Injuries
    1,900
    1.50
    15. Oral Cancer
    1,772
    1.40
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,364
    1.08
    17. Drownings
    1,336
    1.05
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,309
    1.03
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,239
    0.98
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,191
    0.94
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,153
    0.91
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,148
    0.91
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,021
    0.81
    24. Leukemia
    781
    0.62
    25. Liver Cancer
    715
    0.56
      Deaths %
    26. Low Birth Weight
    667
    0.53
    27. Violence
    649
    0.51
    28. Cervical Cancer
    605
    0.48
    29. Lymphomas
    604
    0.48
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    585
    0.46
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    553
    0.44
    32. Fires
    503
    0.40
    33. Meningitis
    497
    0.39
    34. Ovary Cancer
    454
    0.36
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    446
    0.35
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    433
    0.34
    37. Epilepsy
    406
    0.32
    38. Encephalitis
    381
    0.30
    39. Alcohol
    317
    0.25
    40. Dengue
    250
    0.20
    41. Birth Trauma
    250
    0.20
    42. Skin Cancers
    212
    0.17
    43. Bladder Cancer
    205
    0.16
    44. Prostate Cancer
    197
    0.16
    45. Drug Use
    178
    0.14
    46. Malnutrition
    160
    0.13
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    151
    0.12
    48. HIV/AIDS
    128
    0.10
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    108
    0.09
    50. Maternal Conditions
    101
    0.08
     
     
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    2. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    7. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    10. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.35
    179
     
     
    Sri Lanka SRI LANKA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.3
    119
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    28.4
    0.4
    78
    127
    OBESITY PERCENT
    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
    22,409,381
    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
    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
    74.9
    70
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    67.0
    58
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $13,000
    93
     
     
     

    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.