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
Countries With The Highest Rates Of Firearm Related Deaths
worldatlas.com - 9/28/2016 4:18:51 PM
... more firearm-related deaths than any other country in the world. Here, 67.18 firearm-related deaths per 100,000 people occur annually. Additionally, this country has the highest homicide rate in the world; 78.6% of all homicides are by gun. San Pedro ...
Reported Spike in Maternal Deaths Spurs Questions in China
New York Times - 9/30/2016 10:40:02 AM
BEIJING — Did China’s maternal mortality rate surge by nearly one-third in ... 20.1 per 100,000 women in 2015 from 88.8 in 1990. The World Health Organization says maternal mortality in the country in 2015 was 27 per 100,000 live births, higher than ...
Erdoğan banned caesarean sections
www.deviantworld.com - 10/1/2016 5:09:34 AM
Turkey has the highest caesarean section rate of any OECD country – one in every two women gives birth by caesarean. This rate has risen from 26% in 1998, far surpassing the optimal rate of 15% recommended by the World Health Organisation. There is no ...
How Healthy is Your Country? The US Is Far Down On the List
consciouslifenews.com - 9/28/2016 4:47:29 PM
Despite the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of reducing the rate of maternal death by 75% by 2015 ...  In all areas of the world and regardless of development, all countries now have a marked problem with obesity. Childhood obesity has ...
The Black Maternal Mortality Rate in the US Is an International Crisis
The Root - 9/30/2016 9:49:56 AM
The United States is the only developed country in the world where maternal mortality is on the rise. Black women in the South are acutely at risk. Black women in the U.S. die at three to four times the rate of white women. Despite clear evidence of this ...
SEPLAT tackles mortality rate, teaches benefits of child spacing
World Stage - 9/27/2016 5:02:59 PM
In its quest to tackle the high maternal mortality rate in the country and increase the health of pregnant women and new mothers, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) and Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, have relaunched a health ...
WHO: 92 Percent of The Population Affected By Air Pollution
gazettereview.com - 9/28/2016 1:09:45 AM
The World Health Organization study also revealed the countries that have the highest death rates linked to air pollution. Turkmenistan, a country with a population of 5.24 million people, has the highest death rate linked to outdoor air pollution.
Chlorhexidine Has No Significant Effect On Neonatal Mortality
www.healthunits.com - 9/30/2016 5:06:35 PM
Neonatal deaths are a big problem in low income countries, especially in Africa where a third ... Both Asia and Africa have the highest neonatal mortality rates in the world. About 29 neonatal deaths occur per 1,000 livebirths, with about half of the ...
FG, States, Others Collaborate In New Initiative To Tackle Maternity Mortality
Leadership - 9/28/2016 9:16:30 AM
111 maternal deaths recorded daily In Nigeria. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has said there is now emerging in the country a convergence of opinions ... a former Health Minister in Nigeria said maternal mortality rates in Nigeria is among the highest ...
US surpasses other industrialized countries in infant death rate
World Socialist Web Site - 5/9/2013 3:36:40 PM
The states with the highest rates, according to the CDC, are in the deep south. While only one percent of the world’s newborn deaths occur in industrialized countries, the report states, “The percentage of child deaths that occur during the newborn ...
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.
P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC in association with Mumbai Dabbawala deliver healthy heart messages this World Heart Day
webnewswire.com - 9/30/2016 7:55:24 AM
Mumbai, September 29, 2016: Annually World Heart Day ... the leading cause of mortality in India. A quarter of all mortality is attributable to CVD. The Global Burden of Disease study estimate of age-standardized CVD death rate of 272 per 100 000 ...
Mass fish deaths blamed for lower GDP growth rate
www.talkvietnam.com - 9/30/2016 9:42:46 AM
However, this rate is still lower than the 6.53% of last year due to mass fish deaths in the central region caused by the Formosa Ha Tinh pollution incident. The country posted a continual ... drop by 3.60% due to falling world fuel prices, leading to ...
Mortality from ischaemic heart disease by country, region, and age: Statistics from World Health Organisation and United Nations ☆
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - 7/27/2016 11:52:57 PM
Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. The World Health Organisation (WHO) collects mortality data coded using the International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) code. IHD is the single largest cause of death ...
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 ...