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Iron deficiency

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Facts you should know about Iron deficiency :

  • 0.04% of total deaths around the world are due to Iron deficiency
  • Generally, deaths due to Iron deficiency are seen in age group of 5-14 years
  • Tonga's 0.0028% population dies due to Iron deficiency
  • India is highest in terms of number of deaths with average 6560 per year
  • In Year 2016, 20950 people died due to Iron deficiency (around the world), out of which 31.31% are in India
  • 196 deaths are seen in age group of Under 5 years
  • 18996 deaths are seen in age group of 5-14 years
  • 18996 deaths are seen in age group of 15-49 years
  • 480 deaths are seen in age group of 50-69 years
  • 1054 deaths are seen in age group of 70+ years

This research was last updated on .
Source and Reference of this Data

This below graph represents Top 10 countries with highest number of deaths due to Iron deficiency



This below table represents number of deaths in all countries due to Iron deficiency :

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Rank Country Count
1India6560
2Pakistan1982
3Indonesia978
4Nigeria968
5Democratic Republic of Congo839
6Ethiopia608
7Tanzania517
8Bangladesh450
9Afghanistan435
10China352
11Myanmar346
12Cote d'Ivoire291
13Niger289
14Ghana274
15Chad268
16Sudan262
17Cameroon251
18Mali245
19Yemen231
20Burkina Faso222
21Mozambique215
22Madagascar213
23Somalia190
24Senegal185
25Papua New Guinea168
26Uganda167
27Guinea167
28Malawi149
29Kenya148
30South Sudan147
31Nepal142
32Philippines139
33Sierra Leone134
34Italy118
35Brazil117
36Angola110
37Egypt106
38Benin99
39Burundi90
40Mexico80
41Central African Republic77
42Zimbabwe76
43South Africa67
44Zambia66
45Iraq66
46Rwanda66
47Haiti59
48Togo49
49North Korea48
50Algeria48
51Liberia46
52Eritrea45
53United States45
54Morocco43
55Russia43
56Mauritania41
57Spain40
58Peru40
59Vietnam38
60Congo38
61Bolivia38
62Laos30
63Guatemala26
64Gambia25
65United Arab Emirates25
66Guinea-Bissau24
67France23
68Germany23
69Argentina22
70Iran20
71Malaysia18
72Japan17
73Uzbekistan17
74Venezuela16
75Cambodia16
76Turkey15
77Colombia15
78Thailand14
79Tajikistan13
80Honduras12
81Ecuador12
82United Kingdom9
83Ukraine8
84Sri Lanka8
85Gabon8
86Portugal8
87Djibouti7
88Azerbaijan7
89Lesotho7
90Poland7
91Dominican Republic6
92South Korea6
93Oman6
94Timor6
95Syria6
96Paraguay5
97Mongolia5
98Kazakhstan5
99Taiwan5
100Kyrgyzstan5
101Nicaragua5
102Tunisia4
103Saudi Arabia4
104Jordan4
105Canada4
106Chile4
107Netherlands3
108Bhutan3
109Palestine3
110Austria3
111Romania3
112Australia3
113Tonga3
114Namibia3
115Solomon Islands3
116Comoros3
117Equatorial Guinea2
118Cuba2
119Turkmenistan2
120Czech Republic2
121Panama2
122Libya2
123El Salvador2
124Georgia2
125Belarus2
126Belgium2
127Israel2
128Hungary2
129Switzerland1
130Serbia1
131Jamaica1
132Armenia1
133Botswana1
134Norway1
135Swaziland1
136Bulgaria1
137Vanuatu1
138Denmark1
139Lebanon1
140Costa Rica1
141Sweden1
142Guyana1
143Ireland1
144Greece1
145Puerto Rico1
146Moldova1
147Mauritius1
148Fiji1
149Slovakia1
150Croatia1
151Sao Tome and Principe1
152Uruguay1
153Lithuania1
154Trinidad and Tobago1
155Bosnia and Herzegovina1
156Kuwait0
157Finland0
158Albania0
159Kiribati0
160Maldives0
161Latvia0
162New Zealand0
163Cape Verde0
164Qatar0
165Suriname0
166Cyprus0
167Macedonia0
168Singapore0
169Estonia0
170Micronesia0
171Slovenia0
172Bahrain0
173Marshall Islands0
174Samoa0
175Brunei0
176Belize0
177Samoa0
178Barbados0
179Bahamas0
180Saint Lucia0
181Mariana Islnads0
182Montenegro0
183Seychelles0
184Guam0
185Luxembourg0
186Malta0
187Antigua and Barbuda0
188Grenada0
189Dominica0
190Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
191Iceland0
192United States Virgin Islands0
193Andorra0
194Greenland0
195Bermuda0

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