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
Texas leads the developed world in maternal mortality rate
Daily Kos - 8/23/2016 10:49:19 AM
After Texas decided that it was going to wage a war against Planned Parenthood - cutting clinics of any public funding or forcing them closed with abusive medically unnecessary legislation - maternal mortality rate has risen to third world levels.
Scotland's hospital mortality rate drops by 4.5%
BBC - 8/24/2016 12:11:02 AM
The mortality rate at Scotland's hospitals has fallen by 4.5% over ... start of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme in 2007. "Scotland was the first country in the world to implement a national patient safety programme and is the only UK country ...
Maternal Mortality Rates Fall Drastically Worldwide While America’s Rates Rise
Politics USA - 8/22/2016 2:03:46 PM
In fact, every country in a comprehensive study had remarkable ... a bigoted fascist as their standard bearer and now while the rest of the world reduced its maternal mortality rate by half, America’s mortality rate rose by over a quarter.
WHO Releases Alarming Stats Concerning US and Maternal Death Rate
naturalsociety.com - 8/23/2016 12:55:10 AM
And while 99% of deaths from childbirth and complications occur in third world countries, researchers say that America’s statistics are alarmingly disproportionate. The only other countries to see an increase were Afghanistan, Botswana, and Chad.
Hospital mortality rate down 4.5% since 2014
The Scotsman - 8/23/2016 10:09:21 PM
THE mortality rate at Scotland’s hospitals has fallen by 4.5% over ... “Scotland was the first country in the world to implement a national patient safety programme and is the only UK country publishing and driving improvement in our NHS through ...
Countries With The Highest Incidence Of Pancreatic Cancer In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/23/2016 4:11:26 PM
North America and Europe exhibit the highest incidence of pancreatic cancer in the world, and Asia and Africa ... The age-adjusted death rate was 9.4 for every 100000 people in the country. Pancreatic cancer is common among those between the ages of ...
The Worst Countries In The World For Drunk Driving
econintersect.com - 8/24/2016 3:02:50 AM
How does that compare to other countries? Canada has seen its fatal road accidents fall 43 percent since 2000 but the rate of death from alcohol consumption remains high for a developed nation at 34 percent. The United States also has a high rate of road ...
World's largest cemetery grows bigger as Shi'ite militias bury their dead
Metro International - 8/23/2016 1:12:29 PM
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The world's largest cemetery, in Iraq's Shi'ite holy city of Najaf, is expanding at double its usual rate as the nation's death rate increased with ... Sunni group overran a third of the country in 2014, said Jihad Abu Saybi, a ...
Western General leads way in cutting death rates
Edinburgh News - 8/24/2016 11:16:45 AM
“The 4.5 per cent drop in mortality rate since the start of 2014 shows we are making ... “Scotland was the first country in the world to implement a national patient safety programme and is the only UK country publishing and driving improvement in ...
Rate of pregnancy-related deaths doubles in Texas
Atlanta Journal Constitution - 8/21/2016 11:20:19 AM
A new survey looked at maternal mortality statistics in the U.S. from 2000 to ... For reference, the World Health Organization says most developed countries average around 12 deaths per 100,000 births. The spike in deaths roughly lines up with steep ...
Texas Defunding Of Planned Parenthood Improving Women’s Health By Killing Them
Wonkette - 8/22/2016 11:54:55 AM
If Texas keeps it up, there’s a terrific chance the state could soon have maternal death rates surpassing third world countries as well! Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the piles of women’s corpses. No, that is very unfair of us. All those ...
New target set after hospital death rate drops by 4.5%
thenational.scot - 8/23/2016 11:35:15 PM
THE mortality rate at Scotland’s hospitals has fallen by 4.5 per ... “Scotland was the first country in the world to implement a national patient safety programme and is the only UK country publishing and driving improvement in our NHS through the ...
Report: Black women in Texas face the greatest risk from pregnancy related death
Houston Chronicle - 8/23/2016 2:56:52 AM
Black women bear the greatest risk for pregnancy-related death in Texas by far, according to a much-awaited new report, commissioned because the state rate resembles that of many Third World countries. To continue reading this story, you will need to be a ...
American Women Are Still Dying in Childbirth at Alarming Rates
Moyers & Company - 8/23/2016 3:25:30 AM
In dramatic contrast to the rest of the developed world, the rate of women dying because ... issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 157 other countries reported a decrease in their maternal mortality rates. Maternal mortality is defined as death while ...
Scientists make alarming finding about maternal death rates in the US
morningticker.com - 8/21/2016 3:27:52 AM
It’s part of a dubious image for the United States as a whole, as the U.S. is the only developed country in the world that has seen a jump in maternal deaths between 1993 and 2013 based on World Health Organization statistics. The objective of the study ...