Meningitis deaths

per 100,000 people, 1990–2017

Info Edit
    1990 Ranking
    1. Niger 154.10
    2. Mali 69.78
    3. Sierra Leone 69.19
    4. Afghanistan 64.66
    5. Liberia 60.42
    6. Zambia 57.90
    7. Guinea 56.71
    8. Nigeria 54.76
    9. Burkina Faso 53.71
    10. Guinea Bissau 53.35
    11. Malawi 51.23
    12. Ethiopia 49.72
    13. Angola 42.80
    14. Uganda 42.79
    15. Chad 42.37
    16. Mozambique 42.18
    17. Benin 41.70
    18. Rwanda 38.83
    19. Somalia 36.78
    20. Central African Republic 35.82
    21. Eritrea 35.45
    22. Senegal 35.39
    23. Equatorial Guinea 34.46
    24. South Sudan 33.85
    25. Burundi 31.74
    26. Ghana 29.38
    27. Madagascar 28.33
    28. Cameroon 28.11
    29. Gambia 27.68
    30. Haiti 27.33
    31. Congo (Kinshasa) 24.64
    32. Togo 24.63
    33. Comoros 24.63
    34. Ivory Coast 24.38
    35. Kiribati 23.88
    36. Pakistan 23.53
    37. Kenya 22.94
    38. Laos 22.73
    39. Tanzania 21.04
    40. Mauritania 19.28
    41. Djibouti 19.26
    42. Congo (Brazzaville) 18.03
    43. Timor Leste 17.56
    44. Burma (Myanmar) 16.15
    45. Gabon 16.15
    46. Mongolia 15.47
    47. Papua New Guinea 15.46
    48. Bhutan 14.78
    49. Nepal 14.64
    50. Sudan 13.77
    51. Cambodia 12.75
    52. India 11.90
    53. Seychelles 11.01
    54. Cape Verde 10.48
    55. Morocco 10.37
    56. Tajikistan 10.31
    57. Indonesia 9.82
    58. Saint Thomas and Principe 9.77
    59. Zimbabwe 9.48
    60. Dominican Republic 9.32
    61. Tonga 9.02
    62. Yemen 8.88
    63. Turkey 8.79
    64. Lesotho 8.58
    65. Bolivia 8.52
    66. Swaziland 8.50
    67. Namibia 8.29
    68. Philippines 7.00
    69. Iraq 6.85
    70. South Africa 6.82
    71. Nicaragua 6.79
    72. Solomon Islands 6.56
    73. Greenland 6.48
    74. Brazil 6.46
    75. West Bank and Gaza 6.34
    76. Syria 6.21
    77. Micronesia 5.86
    78. Botswana 5.85
    79. Kyrgyzstan 5.44
    80. Marshall Islands 5.28
    81. Suriname 5.21
    82. Vanuatu 5.14
    83. Uzbekistan 4.70
    84. Uruguay 4.54
    85. Turkmenistan 4.48
    86. Cuba 4.46
    87. Honduras 4.41
    88. Fiji 4.37
    89. El Salvador 4.32
    90. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 4.22
    91. Paraguay 4.10
    92. Colombia 4.02
    93. Guatemala 3.82
    94. Egypt 3.82
    95. Sri Lanka 3.77
    96. Belize 3.62
    97. Grenada 3.49
    98. Venezuela 3.42
    99. Moldova 3.32
    100. Barbados 3.27
    101. Peru 3.24
    102. Vietnam 3.20
    103. Saint Lucia 3.15
    104. Malaysia 3.12
    105. Albania 3.10
    106. Antigua and Barbuda 3.10
    107. Panama 3.05
    108. Maldives 3.03
    109. China 2.93
    110. Algeria 2.87
    111. Samoa 2.85
    112. Thailand 2.85
    113. Iran 2.84
    114. Guyana 2.82
    115. Trinidad and Tobago 2.82
    116. Dominica 2.76
    117. Jamaica 2.68
    118. Ecuador 2.67
    119. Tunisia 2.56
    120. Denmark 2.55
    121. United Arab Emirates 2.54
    122. Kazakhstan 2.53
    123. Bahamas 2.46
    124. American Samoa 2.39
    125. Mexico 2.36
    126. Argentina 2.33
    127. Jordan 2.27
    128. Chile 2.21
    129. Libya 2.12
    130. Switzerland 2.05
    131. Latvia 1.99
    132. Azerbaijan 1.98
    133. Romania 1.94
    134. Saudi Arabia 1.82
    135. Mauritius 1.76
    136. Lebanon 1.75
    137. Brunei 1.73
    138. North Korea 1.71
    139. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1.70
    140. Bermuda 1.69
    141. Ukraine 1.68
    142. Hungary 1.66
    143. Oman 1.63
    144. Costa Rica 1.61
    145. Guam 1.57
    146. Georgia 1.57
    147. Belarus 1.54
    148. Puerto Rico 1.51
    149. Estonia 1.50
    150. Russia 1.50
    151. Lithuania 1.49
    152. Portugal 1.38
    153. Taiwan 1.29
    154. Poland 1.27
    155. Norway 1.23
    156. Bangladesh 1.22
    157. Bulgaria 1.20
    158. South Korea 1.17
    159. Netherlands 1.15
    160. Serbia 1.15
    161. United States 1.09
    162. Spain 1.09
    163. United Kingdom 1.09
    164. France 1.09
    165. Iceland 1.07
    166. Czech Republic 1.02
    167. Croatia 1.00
    168. Israel 0.99
    169. Ireland 0.97
    170. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.96
    171. Finland 0.88
    172. Malta 0.85
    173. Sweden 0.83
    174. Slovenia 0.82
    175. Slovakia 0.82
    176. New Zealand 0.82
    177. Bahrain 0.81
    178. Armenia 0.79
    179. Cyprus 0.77
    180. Austria 0.77
    181. Kuwait 0.74
    182. Luxembourg 0.72
    183. Belgium 0.72
    184. Germany 0.71
    185. Australia 0.69
    186. Andorra 0.68
    187. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.62
    188. Northern Mariana Islands 0.62
    189. Japan 0.58
    190. Italy 0.56
    191. Canada 0.56
    192. Qatar 0.55
    193. Greece 0.55
    194. Montenegro 0.54
    195. Singapore 0.53
    2017 Ranking
    1. Niger 36.56
    2. Mali 28.28
    3. Chad 27.80
    4. South Sudan 26.33
    5. Burkina Faso 26.28
    6. Nigeria 25.69
    7. Central African Republic 22.27
    8. Sierra Leone 21.67
    9. Guinea 21.06
    10. Afghanistan 20.05
    11. Somalia 19.45
    12. Guinea Bissau 17.36
    13. Eritrea 15.82
    14. Benin 14.81
    15. Ghana 14.22
    16. Zambia 14.16
    17. Malawi 14.01
    18. Senegal 13.72
    19. Burundi 13.69
    20. Ivory Coast 13.56
    21. Gambia 13.30
    22. Liberia 13.16
    23. Madagascar 12.58
    24. Uganda 12.58
    25. Congo (Kinshasa) 12.40
    26. Ethiopia 12.19
    27. Kiribati 11.55
    28. Angola 11.46
    29. Zimbabwe 11.40
    30. Cameroon 11.20
    31. Kenya 11.18
    32. Mozambique 10.96
    33. Rwanda 10.50
    34. Tanzania 9.89
    35. Togo 9.66
    36. Comoros 9.65
    37. Lesotho 8.89
    38. Pakistan 8.80
    39. Djibouti 8.64
    40. Congo (Brazzaville) 8.38
    41. Mauritania 8.25
    42. Papua New Guinea 8.20
    43. Haiti 7.25
    44. Swaziland 7.20
    45. Gabon 6.24
    46. Tonga 6.13
    47. Laos 5.30
    48. Equatorial Guinea 5.21
    49. Namibia 4.55
    50. Seychelles 4.41
    51. South Africa 4.21
    52. India 3.63
    53. Vanuatu 3.41
    54. Philippines 3.29
    55. Saint Thomas and Principe 3.17
    56. Burma (Myanmar) 3.16
    57. Timor Leste 3.15
    58. Botswana 3.12
    59. Tajikistan 3.07
    60. Cape Verde 2.96
    61. Solomon Islands 2.82
    62. Nepal 2.80
    63. Marshall Islands 2.79
    64. Sudan 2.75
    65. Greenland 2.46
    66. Fiji 2.43
    67. Cambodia 2.25
    68. Yemen 2.20
    69. Guatemala 2.15
    70. Dominican Republic 2.13
    71. Indonesia 2.11
    72. Micronesia 2.08
    73. Bhutan 2.04
    74. Iraq 2.02
    75. Morocco 2.02
    76. Thailand 1.75
    77. El Salvador 1.56
    78. Malaysia 1.48
    79. Sri Lanka 1.48
    80. Bolivia 1.46
    81. United Arab Emirates 1.45
    82. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 1.41
    83. Suriname 1.40
    84. Samoa 1.38
    85. American Samoa 1.32
    86. Dominica 1.31
    87. Turkmenistan 1.30
    88. Barbados 1.29
    89. Panama 1.28
    90. Syria 1.27
    91. Paraguay 1.25
    92. North Korea 1.22
    93. Kazakhstan 1.20
    94. Honduras 1.16
    95. Trinidad and Tobago 1.16
    96. Brazil 1.14
    97. Argentina 1.12
    98. Bahamas 1.09
    99. Antigua and Barbuda 1.07
    100. Ukraine 1.05
    101. Jamaica 1.04
    102. Guyana 1.04
    103. Libya 1.02
    104. Venezuela 1.02
    105. Guam 0.99
    106. Egypt 0.99
    107. Azerbaijan 0.98
    108. Colombia 0.98
    109. Mongolia 0.96
    110. Saint Lucia 0.95
    111. Algeria 0.94
    112. Russia 0.92
    113. Ecuador 0.91
    114. Iran 0.90
    115. Cuba 0.88
    116. Uzbekistan 0.88
    117. Nicaragua 0.87
    118. Kyrgyzstan 0.86
    119. Bangladesh 0.85
    120. Costa Rica 0.84
    121. West Bank and Gaza 0.84
    122. Georgia 0.84
    123. Tunisia 0.84
    124. Peru 0.79
    125. Belize 0.78
    126. Grenada 0.77
    127. Vietnam 0.74
    128. Moldova 0.73
    129. Chile 0.72
    130. Mauritius 0.70
    131. Bulgaria 0.69
    132. Lithuania 0.69
    133. Albania 0.67
    134. Brunei 0.65
    135. Lebanon 0.63
    136. Jordan 0.62
    137. Denmark 0.60
    138. Mexico 0.60
    139. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.60
    140. Latvia 0.58
    141. Hungary 0.58
    142. Netherlands 0.56
    143. Taiwan 0.56
    144. Belarus 0.54
    145. China 0.53
    146. Uruguay 0.50
    147. Puerto Rico 0.49
    148. Estonia 0.49
    149. Bermuda 0.48
    150. Northern Mariana Islands 0.48
    151. Iceland 0.47
    152. Slovakia 0.46
    153. Turkey 0.45
    154. United States 0.44
    155. United Kingdom 0.43
    156. Poland 0.42
    157. Greece 0.42
    158. Belgium 0.42
    159. Saudi Arabia 0.42
    160. Malta 0.41
    161. Portugal 0.41
    162. Spain 0.41
    163. Czech Republic 0.41
    164. Croatia 0.41
    165. Israel 0.40
    166. Oman 0.40
    167. France 0.40
    168. Romania 0.39
    169. Austria 0.37
    170. Norway 0.36
    171. Japan 0.36
    172. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.35
    173. Serbia 0.35
    174. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.35
    175. Finland 0.34
    176. Slovenia 0.34
    177. Switzerland 0.33
    178. Germany 0.32
    179. Andorra 0.32
    180. New Zealand 0.32
    181. Sweden 0.32
    182. Canada 0.31
    183. Kuwait 0.31
    184. Italy 0.30
    185. Armenia 0.29
    186. Ireland 0.27
    187. Maldives 0.27
    188. Bahrain 0.25
    189. Luxembourg 0.24
    190. Montenegro 0.24
    191. Australia 0.24
    192. Qatar 0.21
    193. South Korea 0.20
    194. Cyprus 0.19
    195. Singapore 0.10

    Meningitis is a disease caused by inflammation of the meninges, the protective membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord, and is typically caused by an infection in the cerebrospinal fluid. Symptoms include headache, fever, stiff neck, and sometimes seizures.

    Source: Global Health Data Exchange