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
Compare These Gun Death Rates: The U.S. Is in a Different World
New York Times - 6/13/2016 8:34:36 PM
Around the world, those countries have substantially lower rates of ... In the United States, two per million is roughly the death rate for hypothermia or plane crashes. In Poland and England, only about one out of every million people die in gun homicides ...
Gun deaths in South Africa vs the world
businesstech.co.za - 6/22/2016 6:47:52 AM
The US has the most guns, and also one of the highest death counts attributed to guns (6th, globally, with 9,146 deaths) – but the country known as the most gun-crazy in the world has a lower murder by gun rate than South Africa, the data shows.
Statistics do not support the view that abolition of the death penalty does not affect the murder rate
Stabroek News - 6/25/2016 6:15:41 AM
In societies all over the world when the murder rate is deemed uncomfortably high citizens ... Editor, the debate on the appropriateness of the death penalty will rage on. As a country pressure will be exerted by those international organizations and ...
Column: Compare gun death rates: U.S. in a different world
Tampa Bay Times - 6/13/2016 11:55:01 PM
And of course, they also include the country's vastly ... developed countries. The rate of gun violence in the United States is not the highest in the world. In parts of Central America, Africa and the Middle East, the gun death rates are even higher ...
Tour aims to revive buzz about death rate of bees
Tri-State Neighbour - 6/23/2016 11:40:11 AM
A few years ago, the alarmingly high death rate of entire bee colonies captured the spotlight in the agricultural world, but the sense of urgency ... a display of 2.6 million dead bees across the country to Washington, D.C., hoping to refocus attention ...
Death and inheritance taxes: Japan’s financial advisory firms enter the delicate but bountiful fray
Japan Times - 6/17/2016 12:12:56 AM
Elderly Japanese, among the world’s richest ... avenue of growth for the country’s brokerages and banks. Trillions of dollars parked in savings accounts are set to be released in the coming years as Japan’s death rate climbs and new, more onerous ...
Brazilians poisoned to death as 70 percent of crops are treated with pesticides banned in other nations
naturalnews.com - 6/23/2016 5:42:16 AM
Friedrich revealed that Brazilians actually consume almost 7.5 liters of agropesticides each year, which means they have the dubious honor of having the highest per capita rate of agropesticide consumption in the world ... the country's congress is ...
Parents 'overwhelmed' by support after gator kills toddler
The Brandon Sun - 6/18/2016 2:09:16 PM
The parents of a Nebraska toddler killed by an alligator at Florida's Walt Disney World say they are overwhelmed by the support they have received since the death of their son ... in their community and around the country. We want you to tell us what ...
Malaysia becoming death camp for migrant workers
freemalaysiatoday.com - 6/24/2016 1:01:54 AM
At this rate, Malaysia is becoming ... has brought disgrace to the country and also obstructed long term economic progress. The Home Ministry and the Human Resources Ministry are responsible for turning Malaysia into a death camp for migrant workers.
Tarrant County continues to battle high infant mortality rate
Star Telegram - 6/20/2016 3:29:49 AM
The area is one of several parts of Tarrant County where the infant mortality rate, a measurement of ... s persistent problem with infant death and efforts to solve it. They interviewed experts around the country, local public-health leaders and families ...
Residents in Brazil's notorious City of God are 'scared to death' of US shootings
Public Radio International - 6/14/2016 10:42:15 PM
in a country whose official homicide rate is almost seven times higher than that of the US, consider themselves relatively safer than if they lived in the world’s richest country up north. But it's true. Take 34-year-old Carla Siccos, a local ...
Black Americans Are Killed At 12 Times The Rate Of People In Other Developed Countries
Five Thirt Eight - 6/18/2015 5:31:17 AM
the median country had 4.7 homicide deaths per 100,000 persons over the same period, 1 according to the UNODC data. The highest homicide rate in the world was in Honduras, with 87.9 homicide deaths per 100,000 persons. But the homicide death rate in the U ...
These 10 Countries Have The World's Highest Murder Rates
The Huffington Post - 4/10/2014 2:38:48 AM
In many parts of the world, however ... defines homicide as " an unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person," not directly related to an armed conflict. The data is collected from each country's law enforcement or health ...
In Pakistan: Country mourns murdered singer in attack claimed by Taliban
pulse.ng - 6/23/2016 9:45:39 AM
Sabri's death was the latest in a high-profile series of attacks in Karachi, a megacity of 20 million plagued by political, ethnic and sectarian violence. Karachi's murder rate has fallen sharply since 2013 after a crackdown by paramilitary Rangers ...
House Republicans Aim to Reform Tax Code to Fit on a Postcard
The Washington Free Beacon - 6/24/2016 12:54:45 AM
It would lower the corporate tax rate from the highest in the world to 20 percent, and would lower the top ... Additionally, the plan would repeal the death tax, eliminate the alternative minimum tax, cut taxes on small businesses to 25 percent, and ...