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
Mortality rates for middle-aged white men have been going down, not up
Washington Post - 5/27/2016 11:57:53 AM
There’s this story going around that the world isn’t so good for white men ... much-publicized paper by Anne Case and Angus Deaton — reporting an increase in death rates among middle-aged whites in the United States alongside a steady decrease ...
Poorest Countries Have Progressed but Fragile Countries Lag Behind
Inter Press Service - 5/26/2016 3:19:30 PM
Maternal mortality rates also declined by 52 percent over the last two ... have also increased vulnerability to poverty and weakened food security in the country. The World Food Programme has classified the East African nation as a level 3 emergency ...
Unemployment and austerity 'linked to 260000 extra cancer deaths around world'
The Spectrum - 5/26/2016 6:54:15 PM
They also compared the information with those of unemployment rates in these countries and their ... middle-income countries around the world - representing approximately 2bn people - the research team looked at deaths related to cancers which would ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 12:06:49 PM
Yet even if we eliminate this racial disparity 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 ...
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 ...
Mortality in Children and Adolescents, 1990-2013
jama.jamanetwork.com - 5/17/2016 3:08:42 PM
The top causes of death in developed versus developing countries, as well as mortality rates by World Health Organization (WHO) region, are illustrated. In developed countries in 2013, the top cause of death for children under 1 was congenital anomalies ...
Lancet study links worldwide economic crisis to increased cancer mortality
News-Medical - 5/27/2016 9:34:43 AM
used data from the World Bank and World Health Organisation to look at the link between unemployment, public health care spending and cancer mortality in over 70 countries, representing over 2 billion people. They looked at trends over 20 years ...
Financial crisis linked to over 200000 cancer deaths
Investment Underground - 5/27/2016 7:33:02 AM
In their paper, they explain how the crisis that hit economies around the world in 2008-2010 was accompanied ... The study was published in The Lancet medical journal. "Cancer death rates increased in many countries as unemployment rose during the global ...
Climate Change Threatening UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Know Why One Country Is Trying To Hide
Science World Report - 5/29/2016 8:35:05 AM
Famous and popular tourist attractions like the Statue of Liberty in New York City, Stonehenge in United Kingdom, Easter Island and Galápagos islands feature among the 31 natural and cultural world heritage ... the section on the country to be scrubbed ...
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than in 40 Other Countries
International Business Times - 8/31/2011 1:36:34 PM
Babies born in the United States have a higher chance of dying in their first month than babies in much of the developed world ... infant mortality rates by 26 percent, or less than the average drop, the United States now lags behind 40 other countries ...
Pakistan’s place in Obama’s world
The Express Tribune - 5/29/2016 5:03:19 PM
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the circumstances surrounding the death of the Taliban leader ... Trade between the two countries had increased at a spectacular rate while the Chinese placed a significant part of their accumulated ...
'Death fell from sky, world was changed'
Abruzzo Tv News - 5/28/2016 10:48:06 PM
They just don't usually come directly from the leader of the country that dropped the bomb on them in the first place. Obama says the memory allows the world to fight complacency ... Indeed, the rate of disarmament has been slowing for years throughout ...
Economic crisis, unemployment rates drive excess cancer deaths
Healio - 5/27/2016 8:04:39 PM
Atun and colleagues conducted their unemployment analysis using World Bank and WHO 1990 to 2010 data from 75 high- and middle-income countries ... mortality data for several “treatable cancers,” defined as cancers with a survival rate of 50% or ...
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.
Unemployment and austerity linked to rise in cancer mortality
Cinema Blaze - 5/27/2016 7:47:21 AM
They also compared the information with those of unemployment rates in these countries and their respective ... The researchers obtained economic data from the World Bank and figures on cancer deaths from the World Health Organization (WHO) Mortality ...