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, 2012See also: Death rate map
As Ebola Ebbs in Africa, Focus Turns From Death to Life
New York Times - 2/1/2015 3:56:04 AM
With a virus as deadly as Ebola, officials warn that the epidemic will not be over until cases reach zero in all three countries. But after nearly 9,000 deaths from the disease ... the ominous predictions of the world’s top infectious disease researchers ...
Iran’s Demographic Death Grip: STD Epidemic and Plummeting Birth Rate
legalinsurrection.com - 1/31/2015 8:29:16 AM
In The Asia Times, he highlights Iran’s demographic death grip of high ... The infertility rate in Iran is particularly shocking: Iran has the highest incidence of lifetime infertility of any country in the world, estimated at between 22% and 25% in ...
Lung Cancer Death Rates Increasing In Europe
HNGN - 1/27/2015 11:18:39 AM
Death rates for lung cancer are increasing in Europe and ... "This is due to the fact that British women started smoking during the Second World War, while in most other EU countries women started to smoke after 1968. It is worrying that female lung ...
Lung cancer death rate is rising
Sunderland Echo - 1/27/2015 12:12:56 AM
Lung cancer death rates among European women are expected to overtake ... "This is due to the fact that British women started smoking during the Second World War, while in most other EU countries women started to smoke after 1968. It is worrying that ...
American Entrepreneurship: Death by a Thousand Cuts
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 1/30/2015 9:20:33 AM
Joseph Schumpeter In the history of the world, no country has had a ... that have raised the alarm over the slowing rate of entrepreneurship in the U.S. The reasons for the slow down are many and represent a death by a thousand cuts for the American ...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 final to be decided by Super Over in case of tie
Cricket Country - 1/29/2015 9:00:16 AM
Now the captains will not carry any prior minor over-rate offence ‘strikes ... and during the 11th edition of the 50-over World Cup. The Board considered issues around player safety following the tragic death of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes ...
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
LESBEHOLDEN, Guyana – The young man responds all too easily when asked whether he knows anyone who has committed suicide in his village, a sleepy cluster of homes and rum shops surrounded by vast brown fields of rice awaiting harvest. Less than a year ...
Venezuela Is Most Miserable Country, Global Ranking Says; Canada, US, Australia, UK Least Miserable At 20th, 14th, 31st, 23rd
International Business Times - 1/30/2015 3:29:48 AM
The least miserable country in all the world was Brunei. The Misery Index, which combines data of a country's inflation rate, interest rates ... The oil-producing nation has been declining fast since the death of Hugo Chavez. Although Nicolas Maduro ...
Death penalty statistics 2013: country by country
theguardian.com - 3/27/2014 9:00:28 AM
The report documents executions in 22 countries in 2013 ... China executed more people than the rest of the world put together- but as data on the use of the death penalty is considered a state secret, no exact numbers are recorded in the report.
IIHS Report Shows Cars With Highest Rates of Driver Deaths
AUTO WORLD NEWS - 1/30/2015 4:58:41 PM
These latest death rates provide new confirmation that real world outcomes are improving ... have saved lives all over the country. The report also revealed the vehicles with the highest and lowest rates of driver deaths. View the list below.
Why South Africa, Sudan, Egypt Are Africa’s ‘Most Miserable Countries’
Ventures - 1/29/2015 3:33:58 PM
Last year, at 24 percent, South Africa ranked third highest in unemployment rate in the world for youths ... cut of 2013 has prompted several protests in the country, resulting in several injuries and deaths. Unemployment placed Egypt at number 18 on ...
China to Tally Suicides by Civil Servants
Sinosphere - 1/30/2015 1:35:16 AM
China will begin tabulating deaths of officials after a spate of suicides last year raised questions about the effects of the country’s continuing anticorruption ... A lack of reliable statistics makes it difficult to determine whether the number of ...
Ebola virus death toll touches 8,800, says WHO
Microfinance Monitor - 1/29/2015 11:09:07 AM
In line with statistics, the maximum number of Ebola-related deaths has been registered in Liberia. There have been a total of 3,686 cumulative deaths and 8,622 cumulative cases in the country. Liberia is followed by Sierra Leone (3,199 deaths and 10,518 ...
These 10 Countries Have The World's Highest Murder Rates
The Huffington Post - 4/15/2014 4:59:01 PM
UNODC defines homicide as " an unlawful death purposefully ... for murder, at 24 per cent, compared to 48 per cent in Asia and 81 per cent in Europe. Take a look at the photos below for the countries with the highest homicide rates in the world, and ...
After the Whistle: Qatar's 2022 World Cup of Death
Spartan Daily - 1/29/2015 1:22:08 AM
The 2022 World Cup ... and other countries. Most of these workers are reportedly losing their rights when entering the country and living in horrendous conditions. But the worst part of all is that the migrant workers are dying at a rate of one every ...