Sri Lanka - Death rate

Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in Sri Lanka was 6.63 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 13.39 in 1960 and a minimum value of 6.20 in 1983.

Definition: Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 13.39
1961 12.82
1962 12.28
1963 11.78
1964 11.29
1965 10.82
1966 10.36
1967 9.91
1968 9.48
1969 9.06
1970 8.67
1971 8.31
1972 7.98
1973 7.70
1974 7.45
1975 7.24
1976 7.05
1977 6.87
1978 6.70
1979 6.54
1980 6.40
1981 6.29
1982 6.22
1983 6.20
1984 6.22
1985 6.27
1986 6.34
1987 6.41
1988 6.47
1989 6.52
1990 6.57
1991 6.67
1992 6.81
1993 7.00
1994 7.23
1995 7.44
1996 7.60
1997 7.65
1998 7.58
1999 7.41
2000 7.14
2001 6.85
2002 6.58
2003 6.38
2004 6.27
2005 6.25
2006 6.29
2007 6.37
2008 6.45
2009 6.53
2010 6.59
2011 6.63

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population