Meningitis prevalence

per 100,000 people, 1990–2017

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    1990 Ranking
    1. Mali 1,280.62
    2. Ethiopia 1,201.99
    3. Niger 1,136.07
    4. Burkina Faso 1,123.69
    5. Guinea Bissau 1,107.74
    6. Gambia 977.46
    7. Guinea 976.03
    8. South Sudan 966.62
    9. Senegal 953.19
    10. Chad 926.59
    11. Nigeria 880.14
    12. Equatorial Guinea 724.00
    13. Central African Republic 686.24
    14. Liberia 667.49
    15. Togo 652.20
    16. Mozambique 641.69
    17. Eritrea 618.95
    18. Congo (Kinshasa) 613.21
    19. Benin 611.28
    20. Sierra Leone 609.43
    21. Malawi 608.37
    22. Cape Verde 605.27
    23. Somalia 596.86
    24. Cameroon 592.07
    25. Kiribati 570.88
    26. Uganda 560.43
    27. Rwanda 557.79
    28. Angola 548.48
    29. Ghana 530.75
    30. Mauritania 513.93
    31. Madagascar 513.21
    32. Kenya 505.17
    33. Bangladesh 496.56
    34. Burundi 487.89
    35. Zambia 482.62
    36. Comoros 481.55
    37. Tonga 469.06
    38. Congo (Brazzaville) 463.19
    39. Papua New Guinea 462.10
    40. Afghanistan 437.06
    41. Pakistan 427.09
    42. Tanzania 417.63
    43. Fiji 408.34
    44. Ivory Coast 408.28
    45. Solomon Islands 406.74
    46. Micronesia 395.44
    47. Samoa 393.22
    48. Djibouti 379.29
    49. Marshall Islands 373.89
    50. Gabon 372.82
    51. Vanuatu 358.07
    52. Sudan 351.80
    53. Saint Thomas and Principe 344.86
    54. Sri Lanka 320.75
    55. Mongolia 299.60
    56. Northern Mariana Islands 294.27
    57. American Samoa 292.52
    58. Bhutan 288.27
    59. Botswana 284.12
    60. Guam 281.27
    61. Morocco 270.87
    62. South Korea 256.63
    63. Lesotho 256.06
    64. India 255.31
    65. Syria 254.28
    66. Malaysia 239.85
    67. Tajikistan 235.36
    68. Zimbabwe 232.16
    69. Qatar 228.77
    70. West Bank and Gaza 224.90
    71. Uzbekistan 224.02
    72. Kyrgyzstan 223.55
    73. Yemen 206.44
    74. Egypt 204.89
    75. Burma (Myanmar) 199.14
    76. Namibia 197.28
    77. Haiti 192.06
    78. Lebanon 189.80
    79. Tunisia 188.05
    80. Timor Leste 179.89
    81. Swaziland 179.09
    82. Armenia 177.60
    83. Turkmenistan 175.15
    84. Iraq 173.84
    85. Cambodia 170.57
    86. Kazakhstan 167.35
    87. Laos 166.21
    88. Moldova 162.13
    89. Dominican Republic 160.64
    90. Ukraine 159.29
    91. Azerbaijan 157.56
    92. Georgia 151.94
    93. Algeria 151.09
    94. Jordan 150.93
    95. Bosnia and Herzegovina 147.66
    96. South Africa 145.02
    97. Belarus 142.01
    98. Indonesia 137.49
    99. Bahrain 136.86
    100. Iran 136.18
    101. Kuwait 133.96
    102. Russia 132.22
    103. Nepal 130.20
    104. Latvia 130.07
    105. Libya 130.05
    106. Cuba 129.19
    107. Lithuania 127.05
    108. Seychelles 127.03
    109. Oman 126.97
    110. Estonia 124.15
    111. United Arab Emirates 124.00
    112. Denmark 122.91
    113. Albania 121.91
    114. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 121.90
    115. Portugal 118.20
    116. Vietnam 115.43
    117. Mauritius 115.23
    118. Thailand 112.57
    119. Barbados 112.56
    120. Guyana 112.19
    121. Dominica 112.16
    122. Grenada 111.59
    123. Jamaica 111.51
    124. Antigua and Barbuda 109.44
    125. Suriname 109.16
    126. Slovakia 108.55
    127. Slovenia 107.88
    128. Saint Lucia 104.58
    129. Japan 102.87
    130. Croatia 102.34
    131. Saudi Arabia 100.29
    132. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 100.16
    133. Maldives 99.39
    134. Belize 98.99
    135. Bulgaria 97.01
    136. Puerto Rico 96.78
    137. Turkey 92.91
    138. United Kingdom 92.38
    139. Norway 91.75
    140. Greece 91.65
    141. Czech Republic 90.89
    142. Bermuda 89.53
    143. Trinidad and Tobago 89.41
    144. Philippines 87.98
    145. Malta 87.51
    146. Montenegro 87.46
    147. New Zealand 87.16
    148. Hungary 86.92
    149. Romania 85.94
    150. Bahamas 85.30
    151. Iceland 84.03
    152. China 83.11
    153. Nicaragua 82.51
    154. Ireland 80.75
    155. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 78.55
    156. Serbia 76.28
    157. Taiwan 75.51
    158. Brazil 75.41
    159. Brunei 75.13
    160. Spain 74.81
    161. Belgium 72.77
    162. Poland 70.49
    163. Colombia 70.04
    164. Austria 69.32
    165. Andorra 69.31
    166. Israel 69.00
    167. Chile 68.42
    168. Argentina 67.85
    169. Costa Rica 67.27
    170. Panama 66.22
    171. El Salvador 65.67
    172. France 65.48
    173. Uruguay 64.02
    174. Honduras 63.93
    175. Paraguay 62.38
    176. North Korea 62.12
    177. Luxembourg 61.14
    178. Guatemala 60.23
    179. Venezuela 57.82
    180. Australia 54.10
    181. Sweden 52.57
    182. Finland 52.50
    183. Bolivia 52.40
    184. Greenland 48.86
    185. Cyprus 47.06
    186. Switzerland 45.93
    187. Italy 45.37
    188. Germany 44.29
    189. United States 43.54
    190. Peru 38.63
    191. Mexico 38.16
    192. Ecuador 36.30
    193. Netherlands 33.27
    194. Canada 30.09
    195. Singapore 22.25
    2017 Ranking
    1. South Sudan 1,223.22
    2. Guinea Bissau 1,018.49
    3. Guinea 871.64
    4. Central African Republic 852.52
    5. Somalia 705.22
    6. Mali 681.01
    7. Senegal 667.22
    8. Chad 652.05
    9. Gambia 649.54
    10. Congo (Kinshasa) 572.63
    11. Bangladesh 553.82
    12. Nigeria 543.33
    13. Ethiopia 526.22
    14. Togo 519.46
    15. Niger 516.14
    16. Cape Verde 515.96
    17. Cameroon 469.93
    18. Comoros 456.91
    19. Eritrea 454.34
    20. Liberia 450.20
    21. Northern Mariana Islands 447.41
    22. Angola 444.18
    23. Burkina Faso 439.48
    24. American Samoa 439.13
    25. Samoa 428.63
    26. Congo (Brazzaville) 427.09
    27. Kiribati 423.27
    28. Gabon 421.29
    29. Vanuatu 414.54
    30. Equatorial Guinea 408.69
    31. Madagascar 398.28
    32. Micronesia 397.29
    33. Kenya 395.85
    34. Papua New Guinea 391.78
    35. Guam 386.85
    36. Benin 385.13
    37. Burundi 381.73
    38. Tonga 379.09
    39. Marshall Islands 372.40
    40. Djibouti 371.06
    41. Sierra Leone 370.53
    42. Malawi 367.48
    43. Uganda 349.45
    44. Pakistan 347.59
    45. Rwanda 338.01
    46. Solomon Islands 331.55
    47. Mozambique 324.69
    48. Mauritania 323.02
    49. Tanzania 305.13
    50. Ghana 296.02
    51. Sri Lanka 295.81
    52. Saint Thomas and Principe 288.54
    53. Ivory Coast 285.17
    54. Fiji 273.71
    55. Zambia 268.87
    56. Afghanistan 266.43
    57. Malaysia 249.56
    58. Yemen 244.83
    59. Zimbabwe 217.94
    60. Botswana 216.02
    61. Egypt 210.27
    62. Tunisia 208.32
    63. Syria 205.69
    64. Tajikistan 192.55
    65. Bhutan 188.14
    66. Morocco 178.90
    67. Dominican Republic 171.79
    68. Sudan 171.20
    69. Lesotho 168.20
    70. Qatar 167.00
    71. Iran 166.92
    72. West Bank and Gaza 165.86
    73. Haiti 159.85
    74. Lebanon 159.74
    75. Kyrgyzstan 158.80
    76. Libya 158.37
    77. Jordan 153.18
    78. South Korea 152.72
    79. United Arab Emirates 152.51
    80. Iraq 150.46
    81. Bermuda 146.17
    82. Namibia 139.00
    83. Ukraine 136.63
    84. Algeria 136.00
    85. Armenia 134.45
    86. Guatemala 130.29
    87. Swaziland 126.52
    88. Turkmenistan 126.17
    89. Mongolia 125.95
    90. Saint Lucia 123.54
    91. Uzbekistan 120.72
    92. Dominica 118.74
    93. Belize 116.08
    94. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 114.16
    95. Thailand 113.97
    96. Azerbaijan 113.87
    97. Grenada 113.45
    98. Oman 112.89
    99. Bahrain 110.69
    100. Moldova 110.59
    101. Antigua and Barbuda 108.64
    102. Kazakhstan 107.15
    103. Timor Leste 107.14
    104. India 106.88
    105. Kuwait 104.38
    106. Georgia 104.07
    107. Jamaica 103.82
    108. Saudi Arabia 103.22
    109. South Africa 99.59
    110. Iceland 95.36
    111. Suriname 94.30
    112. Barbados 93.80
    113. Burma (Myanmar) 88.21
    114. Japan 87.54
    115. Trinidad and Tobago 85.66
    116. Maldives 84.80
    117. Guyana 84.48
    118. Estonia 78.41
    119. Venezuela 77.49
    120. Puerto Rico 77.44
    121. Cambodia 77.14
    122. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 76.99
    123. Portugal 76.68
    124. Seychelles 74.78
    125. Bahamas 74.67
    126. Bosnia and Herzegovina 73.66
    127. Laos 72.31
    128. Cuba 72.11
    129. Mauritius 70.39
    130. Russia 67.45
    131. Nicaragua 63.90
    132. Brunei 63.66
    133. Belarus 63.13
    134. North Korea 62.85
    135. Honduras 61.67
    136. Colombia 61.06
    137. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 60.76
    138. Denmark 60.56
    139. El Salvador 59.83
    140. Costa Rica 59.33
    141. Nepal 57.91
    142. Montenegro 57.78
    143. Vietnam 56.81
    144. Slovenia 56.72
    145. Panama 55.93
    146. Lithuania 55.14
    147. Latvia 55.03
    148. New Zealand 54.89
    149. Croatia 54.48
    150. Norway 54.38
    151. Malta 52.33
    152. Taiwan 52.11
    153. Greece 51.92
    154. Czech Republic 51.06
    155. Slovakia 50.25
    156. United Kingdom 48.59
    157. Albania 48.59
    158. Bulgaria 46.56
    159. Romania 43.03
    160. Indonesia 41.95
    161. Spain 39.96
    162. Philippines 39.87
    163. Serbia 38.27
    164. Hungary 38.02
    165. France 37.82
    166. Finland 37.31
    167. Israel 36.56
    168. Australia 35.96
    169. Austria 35.69
    170. Ireland 34.79
    171. Belgium 34.20
    172. Argentina 34.04
    173. Andorra 33.57
    174. Chile 32.39
    175. Uruguay 32.04
    176. Sweden 31.86
    177. Canada 30.54
    178. Turkey 28.84
    179. Poland 28.34
    180. United States 27.43
    181. Paraguay 25.75
    182. Germany 25.63
    183. Luxembourg 25.39
    184. Bolivia 24.49
    185. Peru 24.43
    186. Greenland 23.93
    187. Switzerland 23.84
    188. Ecuador 22.37
    189. Cyprus 20.50
    190. Brazil 19.56
    191. Netherlands 18.18
    192. Italy 16.08
    193. Mexico 15.28
    194. China 13.62
    195. Singapore 7.63

    Prevalence is defined as the number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time per 100,000 people. 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