Completeness of total death reporting (% of reported total deaths to estimated total deaths)

Definition: Completeness of total death reporting is the number of total deaths reported by national statistics authorities to the United Nations Statistics Division's Demography Yearbook divided by the number of total deaths estimated by the United Nations Population Division.

Description: The map below shows how Completeness of total death reporting (% of reported total deaths to estimated total deaths) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Cuba, with a value of 100.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Niger, with a value of 3.24.

Source: The United Nations Statistics Division's Population and Vital Statistics Report and the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual