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
As the country has grown so we have grown with it
The National - 4/16/2015 11:06:41 PM
When we launched in 2008, the world economy was booming and the marketplace was saturated ... We would like to think that some of the credit for the falling death rate on the roads is due to The National’s campaigning for drivers to take more ...
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 tax drives Dems to dementia
New York Post - 4/16/2015 9:02:00 AM
“Repealing the estate tax will surely sow the seeds of a permanent aristocracy in this country,” according to ... In what perverse world is it a criticism to say of someone at his death, “It’s such a shame — he saved too much money to pass ...
Global Age-Specific CV Mortality Falls While CV Deaths Rise Due to Population Aging, Growth
Medscape News - 4/8/2015 11:37:39 PM
BOSTON, MA — An expanding, aging world population made for ... and age-specific death rates. "Therefore, governments should not expect economic growth alone to address their countries' burden of cardiovascular disease." Roth has received grants from ...
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 ...
India's GDP growth rate to reach 8% by 2017: World Bank
IN - 4/14/2015 8:14:16 AM
The World Bank has predicted a GDP growth rate of 8 percent for India by 2017 and said that a strong expansion in the country, coupled with favourable ... identified ... Death was lying in wait for Mahendrun. He had no inkling of it.He was happy when ...
Why I think that India may already have negetive population growth rate
Pakistan Defence - 4/14/2015 7:38:29 AM
More deaths of children occur due to disease or accidents. Thus a higher fertility rate is required ... workforce in the world, the time is right now to leverage that. Nice catch. I remember watching some documentary about western countries where the ...
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.
Repeal The Death Tax And Send It To A Deep Grave
Investors Business Daily - 4/14/2015 10:18:57 PM
More than 53,000 Americans died in combat in World War I ... The U.S. death tax rate is the fourth highest among industrialized nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Fifteen OECD countries have no death tax.
Warning over rising C-section rates
Trinidad Express Newspapers - 4/13/2015 8:44:05 AM
Caesarean section is one of the most common surgeries in the world, with rates continuing to rise, particularly in high- and middle-income countries. Although it can ... disability or death, particularly in settings that lack the facilities to conduct ...
Africa: World Bank Projects Drop in Economic Growth Rates in Sub-Saharan Africa
AllAfrica - 4/13/2015 11:53:11 PM
The World Bank on Monday projected a drop in the ... even without taking likely undercounting of Ebola deaths into account. "Furthermore, the economic impact in those countries has been massive. In the second half of 2014, all three countries saw flat ...
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 ...
U.S. one of few countries with rise in maternal deaths
USA Today - 5/2/2014 12:21:09 PM
While U.S. maternal mortality rates remain lower than those in many poor countries, they are much higher ... than 5 died in the United States in 2013. Such deaths declined in the United States and the world between 1990 and 2013, but the pace of the ...
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 ...
Euthanasia in Belgium: Doctors ‘Hasten the Death’ of 1,000 Non-Consenting Patients a Year
Breitbart News - 4/11/2015 11:55:34 PM
Belgium has become the “hastened death” capital of the world, passing up its neighbor the Netherlands ... of patients “without an explicit request” at a rate of 1.7% of all deaths in the country. There were 61,621 deaths in Belgium during the ...