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
CKD death rate highest in Mexico
Clinical Endocrinology News - 1/19/2017 5:32:25 PM
“In 2015, Latin America had the highest chronic kidney disease death rates in the world. Within Mexico, the country with the highest chronic kidney disease death rate, more than half of patients with incident end-stage renal disease have an underlying ...
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 - 4/22/2003 12:56:25 AM
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 ...
Global Death Rate By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Issues related to violence and healthcare have resulted in high crude death rates in parts of Africa and Eastern Europe, affecting countries such as Lesotho and Ukraine in different ways. Tuberculosis has infected one third of the world's population and ...
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 ...
Mortality from ischaemic heart disease by country, region, and age: Statistics from World Health Organisation and United Nations ☆
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - 10/27/2016 11:58:22 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 ...
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 ...
A Women’s March on the World
Inter Press Service - 1/20/2017 4:30:59 AM
The U.S. is one of the few countries in the world where the number of women dying as a result of child birth is increasing, Varia noted. In Texas, maternal mortality rates jumped from 18.8 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2010 to 35.8 deaths in 2014 ...
The war on baby girls winds down
The Economist online - 1/20/2017 2:00:40 AM
In India, and in the world as a whole ... way of compensating for the higher death rate of boys and men; by the time men and women are ready to have children, the numbers ought to be roughly balanced. But in a few countries the ratio is unnaturally ...
The Vatican-UN Alliance: Architects of Death and Doom
freerepublic.com - 1/19/2017 7:38:17 AM
He argues that if only poor African countries would just lower their fertility rate ... At this late date, nothing can prevent a substantial increase in the world death rate.” In furtherance of his imagined crisis, Ehrlich supported all kinds of ...
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
Today, no country has an under-5 mortality rate that high, according to IHME estimates. In Ethiopia, the under-5 mortality rate in 1990 was 202 per 1,000 live births, one of the highest rates in the world. Over the next two decades that fell by half ...
RUSSIALINK RBTH: World Bank urges Russia to invest in education and health care
russialist.org - 1/19/2017 7:34:07 PM
Titled “Russian Federation Systematic Country Diagnostic: Pathway to Inclusive Growth” the new World Bank report was presented at ... rising inequality, and a high mortality rate among the economically active population. “It is obvious that there ...
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.
Malaria champions unnerved by Trump uncertainty at crucial time
Astro Awani - 1/20/2017 3:08:04 PM
Now, half the world's nations are malaria-free, and since 2000, global malaria deaths have dropped by 60 percent. In Africa, where the vast majority of malaria deaths occur, the malaria death rate has come ... to help affected countries and regions fight ...
Texas’ maternal death rates top most industrialized countries
USA Today - 9/10/2016 12:29:39 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 ...