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
New Cancer Cases Rise Globally, But Death Rates Are Declining in Many Countries
Drug Discovery & Development - 5/29/2015 9:29:45 AM
Over the same period, age-standardized death rates for all cancers fell in 126 out of 188 ... Although cancer is a global phenomenon, countries around the world show important variations. In China, stomach cancer, not breast cancer, is the second-most ...
Maternal Death Rates Are Decreasing Everywhere But The U.S.
The Huffington Post - 5/28/2015 4:23:08 AM
Even more disheartening is the World Banks' report that of the eight Millennium ... The countries that made the biggest reductions in maternal death rates were also the countries that increased the number of birthing facilities with the help of educated ...
11 Countries With the Highest Divorce Rates in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/28/2015 6:03:21 AM
“Till death do us part” – a phrase not taken too seriously in the 11 countries with the highest divorce rates in the world. Marriage is always a big step with needs a lot of consideration to take, but today’s people are more and more willing to ...
Cancer Is More Common in Developed Countries but Still Hits Developing World Hard
Healthline Networks - 5/29/2015 2:20:15 AM
Their statistics-heavy approach offers a new way of getting at numbers traditionally only available through the World Health ... in developed countries. But looking at all types of cancer, the researchers show that 60 percent of cancer deaths occurred ...
Dominican Republic C-Section ‘Epidemic’: Highest Rate In The World Fueled By Unnecessary Cesareans
Latin Times - 5/28/2015 9:23:47 AM
http://www.latintimes.com/dominican-republic-c-section-epidemic-highest-rate-world-fueled-unnecessary-cesareans-319375 ... This represents a risk for maternal death by hemorrhage," said Bremen de Mucio, a regional advisor to the WHO’s Latin American ...
Death by the Numbers: Who, When, Where and How
Laboratory Equipment - 5/27/2015 1:46:50 AM
According to the World Health Organization ... 140 countries (80 percent of the earth’s population) do not have reliable statistics on causes of death, which affects country and global policy as well as intervention programs. Professor Lopez has been ...
Cancer cases on the rise, but death rate is falling
newsnation.in - 5/30/2015 2:19:04 AM
A new research has found that prostate and breast cancer cases have been increased in past years, but cancer death rates ... around the world, as cancer prevention, screening, and treatment programs are costly, and it is very important for countries ...
Mortality Rate on the Rise, Health Minister Says
The Moscow Times - 5/28/2015 2:10:07 PM
"The World Health Organization made a mistake this year ... Skvortsova said that in March the death rate had been on the rise in 82 of the country's 85 federal subjects, Kommersant reported. She added that issues with the health care system in seven ...
World to see 8.4 million deaths due to tobacco by 2020
IBN LIve - 5/28/2015 6:42:07 PM
New Delhi: Rise in tobacco use will lead to death of ... in the developing countries, health experts said here on Thursday. Pointing out that tobacco-related diseases were the single most important cause of preventable deaths in the world, they said ...
Germany's birth rate slumps to lowest in the world
PanARMENIAN Network - 5/30/2015 8:38:27 AM
Probst said the country would need young immigrant workers to fill the significant skills gap. And more women were needed in the workforce to avoid economic problems. Germany has one of the highest migration rates in the world, but has also seen growing ...
How bad is it for Qatar’s World Cup workers? This chart says it all
Al Bawaba - 5/27/2015 11:58:16 PM
This Washington Post chart published Wednesday was widely circulated on social media to show the extent of the problem, and the country's negligence. The laborers’ death toll has already far surpassed the previous World Cups. By this rate 4,000 migrant ...
FIFA arrests shine new light on Qatar World Cup deaths
CBS News - 5/28/2015 2:38:45 PM
The estimation was based on statistics from the Indian and Nepali embassies. The group said about half of the migrant workers comes from those two countries. The Washington Post compared worker fatalities from Qatar's World Cup against deaths from ...
Migrant worker deaths in Qatar skyrocket ahead of World Cup
Death And Taxes - 5/28/2015 8:22:20 PM
The $150M scandal includes allegations of fraud, money laundering, and racketeering, and that FIFA officials rigged votes to grant business to certain companies and place events in countries ... migrant worker deaths since the World Cup announcement ...
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 ...
Rights Groups: Saudi Death Penalty Rate Surges
Voice of America - 5/28/2015 11:04:00 AM
Twenty-two countries still ... was sentenced to death after being accused of disobeying the ruler, inciting sectarian strife and encouraging, leading and participating in demonstrations. His case has sparked protests around the world.