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, 2014See also: Death rate map
Dying from cancer: Could your location determine your fate?
news4sanantonio.com - 1/24/2017 8:25:27 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Americans in certain struggling parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to fall, an exhaustive new analysis has found. In parts of the country that are relatively poor ...
Urolithiasis mortality rate high in lower income nations
Urology Times - 1/24/2017 5:19:20 PM
Age-adjusted mortality rates (deaths per 100,000 people ... Project for three time points (1990, 2005, 2010). Countries were classified into geographic regions and income groups based on World Bank categorizations. Information on Gross Domestic Product ...
These Are The Three Most Dangerous Drugs In The World, According To Death Rates
sickchirpse.com - 1/23/2017 12:05:33 PM
But on the whole, alcohol, tobacco and opioids are the most harmful with regards to yearly death rates. I think many of us already ... To find out the top 20 most dangerous countries to take drugs in, click HERE.
12 Unhealthiest Countries in The World
INSIDER MONKEY - 1/23/2017 9:49:33 AM
Whatever the reason, considering the death toll ... a low obesity rate, heart disease risk and high life expectancy, it also managed to avoid making our ranking. Without further ado, let’s check the 12 unhealthiest countries in the world!
No 2016 Wyoming miners deaths, low rates across the country
The World - 1/23/2017 9:20:55 AM
(AP) — No miners died in Wyoming in 2016 and the country also recorded record-low fatality rates. The Casper Star-Tribune reports ... Those are the only two years mining deaths have been below 30. No coal miners have died in Wyoming in two years.
Icelanders obsessed with mysterious death of young woman
USA Today - 1/24/2017 4:43:33 PM
Police are questioning two sailors from Greenland suspected in the woman's death in a country with one of the lowest crime rates in the world — 1.8 murders per year. "I think disbelief is the biggest thing. This just doesn't happen in Iceland," said ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 12:06:49 PM
... and compare only the infant mortality rate of Caucasian Americans, our ranking versus the competitor countries is unaffected. Infant mortality is just one of many metrics where the US used to be a world leader and has slipped in the last few decades.
Death Rate From Virus More Than Doubles, Varying Sharply by Country
New York Times - 4/22/2003 12:56:25 AM
Although the overall death rate, according to World Health Organization statistics, has hovered around 4 percent in the last three weeks, it has varied widely among the 26 countries, plus Hong Kong, with cases of the disease, known as SARS. When W.H.O ...
Global Death Rate By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Issues related to violence and healthcare have resulted in high crude death rates in parts of Africa and Eastern Europe, affecting countries such as Lesotho and Ukraine in different ways. Tuberculosis has infected one third of the world's population and ...
As traffic death figures worsen, what can governments do?
The Jakarta Post - 1/23/2017 7:40:42 AM
(WHO South-East Asia Region Office/File) In the World Health Organization’s (WHO ... 5 percent in low- and middle-income countries. Some countries may not have a large number of cars but death rates remain high, showing that road safety involves ...
5 Dreadful Zambia Poverty Rate Statistics and Facts
visionlaunch.com - 1/17/2017 3:18:47 PM
More than 350,000 people in this country are food insecure, so there is not a regular supply of healthy food available to many households. This has created an under-5 mortality rate of 75 children of every 1,000, which is one of the highest in the world today.
US surpasses other industrialized countries in infant death rate
World Socialist Web Site - 5/9/2013 3:36:40 PM
The states with the highest rates, according to the CDC, are in the deep south. While only one percent of the world’s newborn deaths occur in industrialized countries, the report states, “The percentage of child deaths that occur during the newborn ...
Mortality from ischaemic heart disease by country, region, and age: Statistics from World Health Organisation and United Nations ☆
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - 10/27/2016 11:58:22 PM
Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. The World Health Organisation (WHO) collects mortality data coded using the International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) code. IHD is the single largest cause of death ...
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
The fact that self-inflected harm is such a presence in the lives of this family is not surprising given that they live in an area that Guyana's Ministry of Health has designated the "suicide belt," in a country ... rate of suicide in the world.
The Vatican-UN Alliance: Architects of Death and Doom
freerepublic.com - 1/19/2017 7:38:17 AM
He argues that if only poor African countries would just lower their fertility rate ... At this late date, nothing can prevent a substantial increase in the world death rate.” In furtherance of his imagined crisis, Ehrlich supported all kinds of ...