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 ...
WHO: Israelis Have Among Lowest Death Rates From Heart Problems
hamodia.com - 9/28/2016 5:20:17 AM
it turns out that Israelis are among the most heart-healthy people in the world. According to the study, the percentage of deaths from heart disease among Israeli men are lower than any Western country, while the death rate for women is the fourth lowest.
Top 25 Developed and Developing Countries
Investopedia - 9/28/2016 4:18:51 PM
... is one of the most developed countries in the world. Its per capita GDP, at $49,144 as of 2016, ranks well above any reasonable threshold for developed country status. The country's infant mortality rate is three per 1,000 live births, one of the ...
Maternal Mortality Rate in U.S. Rises, Defying Global Trend, Study Finds
amren.com - 9/26/2016 11:02:05 PM
Global death rates fell by more than a third from 2000 to 2015. The United States, however, is one of the few countries in the world that have gone against the grain, new data show. Its maternal mortality rate has risen despite improvements in health care ...
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 ...
More than 90 percent of the world breathes polluted air
pulseheadlines.com - 9/27/2016 12:30:58 PM
Air pollution caused 7 million deaths globally in 2012, according to new estimates by the World Health Organization ... The worldwide data concluded that Turkmenistan is the country with the highest death rate linked to air pollution, with 89 deaths ...
Over 90% of People in the World Live With Air Pollution Above WHO Limit
ABC News - 9/27/2016 5:00:00 AM
About 3 million deaths are linked to outdoor air pollution exposure each year, according to the report, and of those deaths, nearly 90 percent occur in low- and middle-income countries ... Turkmenistan has the highest rate with 108 deaths per 100,000.
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 ...
Erdoğan banned caesarean sections, so why does Turkey have the highest rates in the OECD?
econotimes.com - 9/26/2016 8:07:18 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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
These 10 countries people life is low
24indianews.com - 9/27/2016 2:32:39 PM
The world is one of the poorest countries in Central Africa ... This is because of his early death. Whose life is saved from diseases, they can not escape from the crime spread. Murder rate is much higher in Central Africa. Because of this there is ...
Mozambicans among 90% of people in the world living with air pollution above WHO limit
clubofmozambique.com - 9/28/2016 7:03:29 PM
Angola is the African Portuguese-speaking country – and one of eight in the whole of Africa – with the highest atmospheric pollution-related mortality rates in the world, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report ‘Ambient air pollution ...
Ovarian Cancer Death Rates Have Dropped In The U.S.: Here's Why
self.com - 9/27/2016 10:46:35 PM
The finding comes courtesy of a new study published in Annals of Oncology that analyzed ovarian cancer mortality rates in 47 countries from 2002 to 2012 ... However, the U.S. had one of the largest drops in the world during that 10-year time frame ...