Definition: This entry gives the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate. The death rate, while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country, accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth. This indicator is significantly affected by age distribution, and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate, in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages, as declining fertility results in an aging population.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Death rate map
Radical Environmentalism’s Death Campaigns
WesternJournalism - 3/24/2015 7:01:57 PM
Audubon, EDF, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund ... provided by DDT exports was “responsible for the drastic lowering of death rates” in underdeveloped countries. Those countries were not practicing a “birth rate solution” – and ...
Death Penalty: The World Remains Divided [EXCLUSIVE]
International Business Times - 3/25/2015 10:18:12 AM
Views Against Death Penalty Amnesty International, which campaigns within countries to abolish death penalty, tracks global death penalty usage to provide accurate data on the number of death sentence and executions around the world. James Clark ...
Serbia first in Europe by cancer mortality rate, main reason: NATO
InSerbia - 3/26/2015 7:25:13 AM
BELGRADE – Serbia ranks as first in Europe by the cancer mortality rate ... cause of death is breast cancer. There are still no data for 2014, but the number of new cases is about 40,000 people, 2.8 times more than in the rest of the world, he said.
Bulgaria still among worst road fatality rates in EU
The Sofia Globe - 3/24/2015 1:04:02 PM
In 2014, the country specific statistics show that the number of road deaths still vary greatly across the EU. The average EU fatality rate for 2014 is expected to be 51 road deaths per million inhabitants. Malta, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United ...
New score predicts heart disease and stroke risk for anyone in world aged over 40
Medical Xpress - 3/26/2015 8:36:48 AM
The researchers recalibrated and applied their risk score to 11 countries from different world regions, using data from recent ... in each country and incorporating cardiovascular disease death rates for each age-and-sex group. They developed country ...
Liberia Records Highest Infant Mortality Rate
AllAfrica - 3/25/2015 12:34:13 PM
Speaking Monday at a Refresher and Reorientation training for retired and new graduate midwives at a local hotel in Paynesville, outside Monrovia, Dr. Bawo quotes the World Health ... of reversing the country's huge death rate. According to him, Liberia ...
Report finds highest suicide rate world in Guyana, a country haunted by link to cult deaths
FOX News - 10/14/2014 4:33:27 AM
LESBEHOLDEN, Guyana – The young man responds all too easily when asked whether he knows anyone who has committed suicide in his village, a sleepy cluster of homes and rum shops surrounded by vast brown fields of rice awaiting harvest. Less than a year ...
Death penalty statistics 2013: country by country
theguardian.com - 3/27/2014 9:00:28 AM
The report documents executions in 22 countries in 2013 ... China executed more people than the rest of the world put together- but as data on the use of the death penalty is considered a state secret, no exact numbers are recorded in the report.
10 countries with the worst retirement security
Yahoo Finance - 3/24/2015 3:12:53 PM
In 2014, Liberia was ravaged by the Ebola virus, with more than 3,800 deaths through Feb ... Lesotho is a small, impoverished country entirely surrounded by South Africa, with one of the highest rates of HIV in the world — 23% of adults, according ...
These 10 Countries Have The World's Highest Murder Rates
The Huffington Post - 4/10/2014 2:38:48 AM
In many parts of the world, however, that's a luxury some people just don't have. A new report released by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime on Thursday serves as a stark reminder of how drastically murder rates vary from country to country. The Global ...
Why drug-resistant superbugs could wipe 6pc off the world economy by 2050
CITY A.M. - 3/24/2015 2:41:16 AM
The report predicts that six per cent could be knocked off global GDP over the next 35 years, as higher death rates cause huge labour ... While GDP will drop across the world, it will be low-income countries that suffer the most, widening the gap between ...
On World TB Day, Recto asks : ‘What about the Fallen 27,000?’
balita.com - 3/25/2015 11:08:19 AM
“First, there is the challenge of high TB prevalence rate. 438,000 of our people have it, according to the latest World Health ... “Remember, the country is losing approximately P8 billion annually from sickness and deaths due to TB.
Onxeo Expands Livatag® International Phase III Clinical Trial “ReLive” to 3 New Countries
GlobeNewswire - 3/26/2015 5:12:12 PM
The study is already implemented in about 65 clinical centers in 8 countries, in Europe and North America ... with the 2nd highest mortality rate (746,000 deaths, 9.1% of the total) after lung cancer. The risk factors are well known: infection by hepatitis ...
US surpasses other industrialized countries in infant death rate
World Socialist Web Site - 5/9/2013 3:36:40 PM
While only one percent of the world’s newborn deaths occur in industrialized countries ... The US is not alone in rising infant mortality rates among the developed countries. Canada and Switzerland rank second and third in first-day mortality rates ...
New Zealand intent on giving Daniel Vettori a glorious farewell in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 final
Cricket Country - 3/25/2015 5:24:43 AM
saying New Zealand were intent on giving the veteran a fairytale send-off in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 final. READ: New Zealanders rate team’s win over South Africa as one of best sporting moments Vettori was in the middle at Auckland’s Eden Park ...