Current Date:December 1, 2022

Diabetes and Statistics

Diabetes Across the Globe

  • 1 in 11 adults has diabetes (425 million)
  • 1 in 2 adults with diabetes is undiagnosed (212 million)
  • Two-thirds of people with diabetes are of working age (327 million)
  • 1 in 6 births is affected by Hyperglycemia in pregnancy
  • Over 1 million children and adolescents have type 1 diabetes

Reference: IDF DIABETES ATLAS – 8TH EDITION

Key facts of Diabetes in Sri Lanka

  • Prevalence of diabetes in adults: 8.6%
  • Total cases of diabetes in adults: 1,198,100
  • Prevalence of diabetes in adults in the western province: 18.6%

Source: ‘Province and ethnic-specific prevalence of diabetes among Sri Lankan adults’ P, Katulanda. et al.

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