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
Fed’s Fischer Says Negative Rates Seem to Work in Today’s World
Bloomberg - 8/30/2016 12:28:23 PM
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said negative interest rates seem to be working in other countries, while reinforcing that ... “We’re in a world where they seem to work,” Fischer said, noting that while negative rates are “difficult ...
Georgia leads the countries with the highest mortality rate caused by air pollution
The FINANCIAL - 8/17/2016 12:50:57 PM
However, when adjusted to take account of the size of a countries population (i.e. deaths per 100 000 people), the highest rates of mortality from air pollution can be seen to also span across other parts of the world, such as Eastern Europe. The global ...
Zika around the world: Where do we stand?
CNN - 8/30/2016 11:16:48 AM
(CNN)Zika continues its march around the world. Moving from Africa to French Polynesia ... causing temporary paralysis and even death. Several countries in Central and South America are asking female residents to delay pregnancy if they can, and the ...
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.
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 ...
Nineteen NHS trusts to review chemotherapy over high death rates
Express & Star - 8/31/2016 6:07:48 AM
Studies like this help improve our understanding of how people are affected by chemotherapy in the real world and most importantly help us to treat patients better. "Those hospitals whose death rates are outside the expected range have had the findings ...
Death Rate From Virus More Than Doubles, Varying Sharply by Country
New York Times - 4/21/2003 11:59:09 PM
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 ...
Mortality from ischaemic heart disease by country, region, and age: Statistics from World Health Organisation and United Nations ☆
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - 7/27/2016 11:52:57 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 ...
Death penalty statistics 2013: country by country
The Guardian - 3/27/2014 9:00:28 AM
At least 778 executions were carried out across the world in 2013 ... people were executed in 22 countries in 2013. In 2012, Amnesty International reported at least 682 executions in 21 countries worldwide. At least 1,925 death sentences were recorded ...
Studies show that the countries with the most vaccines have the worst infant death rate
healthimpactnews.com - 8/26/2016 11:53:10 PM
why does the most-vaccinated country in the world have such an abysmal infant mortality rate? The rate is so bad that the Centers for Disease Control decided to do its own study on why this could be – but didn’t come up with an answer, although they ...
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.
Metabolizing Japan, The World's Oldest Nation
Forbes - 8/30/2016 2:51:33 PM
Japan is still a wealthy country with one of the highest GDP per capita rates in the developed world. So long as Japan can chip away ... The Japanese have a saying, kishi kaisei, to wake from death and return to life. Japan has already awoken from its ...
Abstract Immigrants in an Abstract World
The American Spectator - 8/29/2016 11:56:46 PM
A hundred years ago, when immigration from other parts of the world was a major issue, there was a government study which provided voluminous statistics on how immigrants from various countries performed in American society — economically, educationally ...
The Countries with the Lowest Death Rates
worldatlas.com - 6/13/2016 11:55:01 PM
The CIA’s World Fact Book showed that recently the crude death rate has been reduced from 4.3 in 2000 to 3.3 in 2014, indicating an even more positive outlook than before. Since official national death registrations began in Bahrain in 1990, the country ...
Wrapping Our Minds Around the World
US News and World Report - 8/30/2016 2:44:23 PM
It is necessary and urgent that teachers prepare students to understand the world in which they live ... Excellent Education estimates that increasing the high school graduation rate to 90 percent would increase earnings for those graduates by $7.2 ...