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
Federal election 2016: Death rates by electorate
townandcountrymagazine.com.au - 6/29/2016 1:49:04 PM
Liberal Paul Fletcher's seat of Bradfield - one of the country's most affluent electorates ... "We know inequality across the world is growing," Professor Glover said. The gap in premature death rates between the top and bottom 20 per cent when ranked ...
India among 5 countries that will see high under-5 deaths: UN
Economic Times - 6/28/2016 7:55:20 PM
The State of the World's Children', UNICEF's annual ... The global maternal mortality rate will be around 161 deaths per 100,000 live births -- still five times the level for high-income countries in 1990. It said pneumonia will remain the second biggest ...
Inside the world's most fragile country
The Business Insider - 6/29/2016 12:51:48 PM
And according to the CIA World Factbook, Somalia has the third-highest infant-mortality rate and maternal-mortality rate, and total life expectancy is estimated to be only 51.96 years at birth. The country is also hosting a small number of Yemeni refugees ...
Preventable Child Deaths Not Always Linked to Poorest Countries: UNICEF
Inter Press Service - 6/29/2016 2:21:53 AM
Millions of children still die before reaching their fifth birthday every year, according to the 2016 State of The World ... in child mortality. Many poorer countries are outpacing their richer neighbours in reducing their mortality rates, and some ...
Poverty, illiteracy and early deaths await world’s most disadvantaged children: UNICEF
UNICEF - 6/29/2016 7:51:09 AM
The State of the World’s Children ... Global under-five mortality rates have been more than halved since 1990, boys and girls attend primary school in equal numbers in 129 countries, and the number of people living in extreme poverty worldwide is ...
Michigan researcher says world's population growth will slow
Salem News - 6/29/2016 1:41:55 PM
Some researchers have highlighted India — the planet’s second most populous country with 1.26 billion ... between the world of the 1960s and the world of today," he said. Lam doesn't believe the global death rate can move much lower.
Poverty and early deaths await millions of world's most disadvantaged children – UNICEF
UN News Centre - 6/27/2016 11:59:54 PM
“We have a choice: Invest in these children now or allow our world to become ... Global under-five mortality rates have been more than halved since 1990, boys and girls attend primary school in equal numbers in 129 countries, and the number of people ...
Effort aims to decrease death rate of infants
Toledo Blade - 6/29/2016 4:19:24 PM
Its infant mortality rate exceeds 16 deaths per 1,000, surpassing the infant-mortality rates in third-world countries such as Syria, Jordan, Albania, and Mexico. “In these four ZIP Codes you will find every single factor, in triplicate, that results in ...
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.
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 deaths from gun homicide. In Germany, being murdered with a gun is as uncommon as being killed by a falling object in the United States. About two people out of every million are killed in ...
India far away from curbing neonatal deaths
Deccan Herald - 6/28/2016 8:31:07 PM
The State of World’s Children, UNICEF’s flagship annual ... India with its 48 deaths per thousand live births ranks 48 in the list of countries with highest number of Under Five Mortality Rate (U5MR). The Infant Mortality (death under one year) Rate ...
Tech for Good: How Technology is Improving Healthcare in Third World Countries
HealthTech - 6/28/2016 7:48:10 PM
Living in North America, it is difficult to imagine the challenges faced by those living in third world countries ... established before the cell phone project began. However, the death rate was still high, as many residents had no way to contact the ...
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than in 40 Other Countries
International Business Times - 8/31/2011 11:09:13 PM
Babies born in the United States have a higher chance of dying in their first month than babies in much of the developed world ... infant mortality rates by 26 percent, or less than the average drop, the United States now lags behind 40 other countries ...
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 ...