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
Breast Cancer Death Rates Drop by Age Group
thelakeandeswave.com - 10/17/2016 3:17:32 AM
At the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, we embrace a bittersweet mix of goal - celebrating survivorship, paying meaningful tributes to loved ones lost, and coming together to raise funds to help create a world ... drop in death rates among ...
Death penalty in Nebraska: Periodic rise and fall of opposition
Omaha.com - 10/17/2016 12:25:44 AM
Legal executions of African-Americans continued at disproportionate rates. From 1900 through 2002 ... have a practice of not using it. The 58 countries with the death penalty, however, include some of the world’s largest: China, Russia, India, Japan ...
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 ...
Exploring the effects of healthcare investment on child mortality in R
www.r-bloggers.com - 10/18/2016 9:24:24 PM
We’ll start by examining changes in countries’ child mortality rates relative to their rate in 1996. In the Figure below, thin lines represent countries, and the thick bands represent world region averages. Like the earlier Figures showed, child ...
Heart attack, lung obstruction, stroke major causes of death in India: Study
India TV - 10/19/2016 9:13:05 AM
India had the highest number of suicide deaths in the world last year ... largest number of under-five deaths (1.3 million) of any country in 2015. Bangladesh has improved maternal mortality rate much faster than expected, but India and Nepal struggled.
Revealed: The 10 countries that are worst at feeding their people
Times of India - 10/18/2016 10:11:32 AM
Overall, the world is getting better at addressing the issue ... wasted and stunted children aged under 5, and infant mortality rate of the same age group. Countries worse than India include extremely poor African countries besides Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Nigeria named second largest contributor to maternal mortality
ngreports.com - 10/15/2016 3:12:45 AM
This makes the country the second largest contributor to the under-five and maternal mortality rate in the world. “We do not have an option but to jointly accept immediate considerations of reducing mortality through appropriate risk reduction measures.
Here’s Why These Top 10 Countries Are The Most Hated In The World!!
howafrica.com - 10/19/2016 9:41:43 AM
China is one of largest country by population and top ranked nation for highest execution rates per year ... that can cause deaths due to fake and bad things used to make it at lower price. The largest oil producing country in world is also one of popular ...
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 ...
Mozambique and Angola among top 20 tuberculosis countries
clubofmozambique.com - 10/18/2016 7:12:34 AM
Based on data collected from 202 countries and territories representing over 99% of world population and global TB cases ... people died in Guinea-Bissau in 2015 from tuberculosis, mortality rates of 63 and 81 people per 100,000 inhabitants respectively.
TB remains the leading infection killer in the world; global efforts to end the epidemic are falling far short
MercoPress - 10/18/2016 2:50:42 PM
Although global TB deaths ... countries with major barriers to accessing care. In addition, the rate of reduction in TB cases remained static at 1.5% from 2014 to 2015. This needs to accelerate to 4-5% by 2020 to reach the first milestones of the World ...
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 ...
Cancer Deaths Worldwide Will Increase By 50 Percent Yet We Have The Knowledge To Reduce This
healthfreedoms.org - 10/18/2016 9:07:06 AM
But in American men, lung cancer death rates have fallen by about 40 ... According to the World Health Organization consumption has been increasing in the two most populous countries, India and China. Cervical cancer kills more than 250,000 women a year ...
When It Comes To The Spiritual Side Of Aso Villa, The Devil Is In The Details By Ayo Adene
Sahara Reporters - 10/15/2016 11:58:17 PM
The mortality rate, or death rate ... about ten percent of all deaths due to road traffic accidents in the world. We also have airplanes and helicopters crashing regularly in a country where, for instance, public officials are currently on trial for ...
Why American infant mortality rates are so high
sciencebulletin.org - 10/17/2016 5:29:22 PM
It has been widely reported that the United States has a relatively high infant mortality rate compared with other developed countries: More than 23,000 ... as other health care professionals around the world at expertly caring for premature neonates ...