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
U.S. Road Death Rates Are Unacceptably High
US News and World Report - 7/22/2016 6:51:04 PM
To find other nations with road death rates similar to ours, we must look to countries such as Azerbaijan ... concluded that making the world's roads safer requires a raft of changes that cut across infrastructure, behavior, vehicles and more.
Rate of new HIV infections increased in 74 countries over past decade
Science Daily - 7/18/2016 11:56:28 PM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate of new infections increased in several countries ... in meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goal for the world to witness the end of AIDS in less than 15 years," said IHME Director ...
Global HIV deaths declining, but incidence rates remain stagnant
Healio - 7/22/2016 10:01:22 AM
“If this trend of stubbornly high new infections continues, there will be significant challenges in meeting the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goal for the world to ... Although death rates and incidence declined in most countries, including those ...
Maternal and Neonatal mortality rate high in India : Study
Webindia 123 - 7/22/2016 3:59:16 PM
With 167 maternal deaths per 1,00,000 live births and 28 newborn deaths per 1,000 live births, India has one of the highest rates of maternal and neonatal mortality in the world. One in five ... facilites across the country have poor water, sanitation ...
WHO urges countries to take rapid action to reduce new infections, deaths from viral hepatitis
News-Medical - 7/21/2016 12:37:03 AM
The longer term aim is to reduce new viral hepatitis infections by 90% and to reduce the number of deaths due to viral hepatitis ... In Egypt - a lower-middle-income country with one of the world's highest prevalence rates of hepatitis C, 200 000 people ...
Tanzania: Improvement in Maternal, Child Health As Mortality Rate Drops
AllAfrica - 7/22/2016 1:07:29 PM
In Tanzania one doctor attends 50,000 contrary to the World Health Organisation (WHO ... In the latest WHO -maternal mortality rate (MMR) Tanzania ranked 23rd among 183 countries with 460 deaths per 100,000 live births together with Malawi and Afghanistan.
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.
PH among countries with increasing HIV infections
Rappler - 7/22/2016 1:00:19 PM
There are an estimated 36.7 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) around the world. The rate of new infections ... and in a number of countries, homosexuality is illegal. AIDS-related complications constitute the leading cause of death among adolescents ...
Compare These Gun Death Rates: The U.S. Is in a Different World
New York Times - 6/12/2016 11:56:13 PM
Around the world, those countries have substantially lower rates of deaths from gun homicide. In Germany, being murdered with a gun is as uncommon as being killed by a falling object in the United States. About two people out of every million are killed in ...
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 ...
FIJI SIGNS WORLD CANCER DECLARATION
The Jet Newspaper - 7/22/2016 4:46:24 AM
Jone Usamate together with the Fiji Cancer and WOWs Kids today signed the World Cancer Declaration (WCD), with the goal to reduce the preventable mortality rate of cancer patients ... in draft) and the country action plan we already have with the UICC ...
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 ...
Death penalty statistics, country by country
The Guardian - 3/29/2011 10:06:41 AM
Despite more countries abolishing the death penalty, its practice remains commonplace. At least 1,722 people were sentenced to death in 58 countries in 2012. This is a decrease from 2011, when at least 1,923 people were known to have been sentenced in 63 ...
UNEP - Developing countries show world way forward on green finance
Climate Action - 7/21/2016 9:19:36 AM
The report shows how developing countries are leading the world in taking these steps ... The strain can infect and cause death in humans and kills poultry at a high rate. Delegates at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, were ...
Why the World Is Still Not Coming Apart, and How to Know When It Is
World Politics Review - 7/20/2016 1:09:51 PM
Over the past several weeks a new theme about America and the world has emerged ... every available health metric—life expectancy, infant mortality, access to health care, and death rates from communicable diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and HIV ...