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
Maternal Mortality Remains a Serious Problem
MedPage Today - 10/24/2016 4:09:29 PM
"A recent World Health Organization report found that 157 out ... "If you're an African American woman in some parts of this country, your maternal mortality rate with pregnancy is higher than it is in some countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Worker dies in 'work-related fatality' at World Cup stadium in Qatar
Reuters - 10/23/2016 6:02:13 AM
DOHA A worker has died in a "work-related fatality" at the site of a 2022 World Cup stadium ... verified statistics on worker-related injuries and fatalities. Autopsies and post-mortems on people who die sudden and unexpected deaths are forbidden by ...
Nigeria is the ninth worst country in the world to be a girl in
venturesafrica.com - 10/24/2016 4:09:29 PM
The Girls’ Opportunity Index report by Save the Children, an Australian aid and development agency dedicated to helping children, has ranked Nigeria the ninth-worst country in the world ... rate of child marriage, adolescent fertility, maternal mortality ...
Top 10 Gun Countries VS Top 10 Firearm Deaths
libertyfirstnews.com - 10/24/2016 1:50:30 AM
Think about it–as gun ownership rose, the murder rate plummeted in the U.S. Couple that with the fact that only one of the Top 10 countries for gun ownership is also in the Top 10 for firearm-related deaths–Uruguay is number eight for gun ownership ...
'Baby box' tradition in Finland leads to lowered infant mortality rates
naturalnews.com - 10/22/2016 4:26:10 PM
(NaturalNews) It's a little-known Finnish tradition that dates back nearly 80 years, and one that's had a tremendous impact in helping to dramatically boost infant mortality rates throughout ... 75 different countries throughout the world.
Infant mortality soaring in Venezuela at a rate higher than in Syria
Market Watch - 10/18/2016 8:24:09 AM
Infant deaths in Venezuela remain significantly rarer than in the world’s most impoverished countries like South Sudan and Congo, but they are rising fast, while rates in those poorer countries have been falling. An expanded version of this article ...
Qatar announces 1st 'work-related' World Cup stadium death
The Brandon Sun - 10/23/2016 8:11:04 AM
A worker on a Qatar World Cup stadium site has died ... Qatar has previously reported three deaths at stadium construction sites but said they were not "work-related." The tiny, gas-rich country is relying on its large workforce of Asian labourers to ...
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 ...
Countries With The Highest Rates Of Firearm Related Deaths
worldatlas.com - 9/28/2016 4:11:41 PM
... more firearm-related deaths than any other country in the world. Here, 67.18 firearm-related deaths per 100,000 people occur annually. Additionally, this country has the highest homicide rate in the world; 78.6% of all homicides are by gun. San Pedro ...
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 - 4/21/2003 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 ...
One Day: Ten Kids, Ten Guns, Ten Deaths
Daily Beast - 10/24/2016 8:59:59 AM
He’s talking about gun deaths, and he’s not wrong when he calls the U.S. an outlier. In this country, Younge writes ... that become remarkable when you put them all together. The statistics are quite shocking—even, I think, to Americans.
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 ...
The World’s Ten Most Unstable Countries
News Week - 10/20/2016 6:12:56 AM
Two and a half times the size of California, Ethiopia is one of the world’s oldest countries but, despite an increasingly ... a third of the population and are growing at a faster rate than the Ethiopian Christian population. Should ethnic and sectarian ...
Texas’ maternal death rates top most industrialized countries
USA Today - 9/10/2016 1:05:27 PM
That’s significantly higher than Italy (2.1 deaths per 100,000 live births), Japan (3.3) and France (5.5), and more in line with Mexico (38.9) or Turkey and Chile (15.2), according to World Health Organization statistics. Across the USA, the rate of ...