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
Death Rate for People With Asthma Rising Around the World
mapsofworld.com - 3/29/2017 4:07:36 AM
However, at times it may even become life threatening and may lead to death. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) data, India is the most affected nation. As per the data, in the year 2015, 55,184 people in the country died from asthma.
Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in U.S.
NBC News - 3/21/2017 11:55:13 AM
the team at the National Center for Health Statistics found. "Infant mortality is considered a basic measure of public health for countries around the world," wrote Anne Driscoll and T.J. Mathews of the NCHS, part of the Centers for Disease Control and ...
Healthiest Places To Live In The World: Best Life Expectancy, Lowest Death Rates
International Business Times - 3/20/2017 1:50:57 PM
The index ranked 163 countries by factors such as life expectancy, health risks, causes of death and availability of clean water ... The average life span in Italy is just shy of 83 years, according to the World Bank. The average life span in the United ...
Rising death rate for middle-aged US workers driven by “deaths of despair”
World Socialist Web Site - 3/24/2017 5:39:26 AM
The latest research on rising mortality rates by Princeton University economists ... money” to pay for decent wages or social services in the US, the country claims eight of the world’s 10 wealthiest billionaires and spends more than the next seven ...
US infant mortality rate declines, but disparities remain
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/21/2017 11:58:13 PM
"We have to ask whether it’s acceptable that the United States, which spends more on health care than any country in the world, has a child mortality rate that is more than three times as high as Singapore and a newborn mortality rate that is four times ...
The new face of suburbia: Economic woes and early death
CBS News - 3/28/2017 11:57:04 PM
Getting lost in suburbia is taking on a grim new meaning in the U.S. The nation’s suburbs, once the wellspring of the American Dream, now has the highest rate of premature deaths from drug ... fading in many areas of the country. Workers without college ...
Welcome To The Third World, Part 22: Whites Are Dying “Deaths Of Despair”
dollarcollapse.com - 3/26/2017 11:59:26 PM
Non-Hispanic whites make up 62% of the U.S. population, and their rising mortality rates helped to push overall U.S. life expectancy down slightly in 2015, to 78.8 years. “For many Americans, America is starting to fail as a country,” said James Smith ...
Bulgaria had highest road accident death rate in the EU in 2016 – official
The Sofia Globe - 3/29/2017 7:49:31 AM
Bulgaria had the highest road fatality rate of any European Union country in 2016 ... roads remain the safest in the world: in 2016, the EU counted 50 road fatalities per one million inhabitants, against 174 deaths per million globally.
Diabetes meds from AZ, J&J and Lilly sharply cut death rates in real-world analysis
FiercePharma - 3/19/2017 1:56:18 AM
In a real-world study dubbed CVD-Real, researchers sifted records on more than 300,000 patients in six countries to find that SGLT2 meds cut heart failure hospitalization rates by 39% compared ... s Jardiance—also reduced deaths from any cause by ...
Death rates up for middle age whites with little education
South Florida Times - 3/30/2017 2:14:52 PM
Even while the death rate for whites without a college degree is rising, the rate for whites who are college graduates is falling, Case and Deaton found. The trends cut across diverse regions of the country, the researchers found. While the worst-hit spots ...
John Webster: Death rates among uneducated whites on the rise due to ‘despair’
The Spokesman-Review - 3/29/2017 7:28:02 AM
Trump country dodged a bullet last week ... The reason for the worsening mortality, according to the research, is “despair” – manifested in abnormally high rates of suicide, opioid overdoses and alcohol-related liver disease.
Finnish-style baby boxes to be given to mothers to help reduce risk of cot death
Daily Mail - 3/29/2017 12:57:19 PM
The practice has been credited with helping Finland achieve one of the world's lowest infant mortality rates. The country has seen figures fall from 65 deaths per 1,000 births in 1938, when the boxes were introduced, to 2.3 per 1,000 births in 2015.
To Confront Child Mortality, Governments Must Prioritize Pollution and Food Sustainability
The Huffington Post - 3/30/2017 6:43:54 AM
India’s child mortality rate was 48 per 1,000 live births in 2015, compared with just four in Germany. Of course, there are a huge range of differences between the high-income economies and developing-world countries evaluated by the FSI. Varying ...
The world’s happiest country?
BBC - 3/30/2017 12:27:30 PM
This is just one of many reasons an annual WIN/Gallup International poll ranks Colombia as one of the happiest countries (and occasionally the happiest country) in the world. View image ... and crime statistics make no mention of anti-Muslim hate crimes ...
Canadian scientists discover hepatitis drug slashes Ebola death rate in possible breakthrough
National Post - 3/19/2017 11:53:25 PM
Canadian-led researchers have made another possible breakthrough in the battle against one of the world’s most ... three African countries in 2014 and 2015, killing 11,000 people in its worst-ever outbreak. The mortality rate for those infected was ...