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
Investment in child health in world's poorest countries saves 34m lives
theguardian.com - 7/2/2015 11:37:03 PM
The scorecard has been put together by the world’s leading global health ... Many but not all countries have achieved this target. From 2000 to 2014, the child death rate dropped by 28% in low-income nations. Murray and Chambers are looking to the ...
The Newsroom’ Rebuttal: America Is Not The Greatest Country In The World?
WesternJournalism - 7/2/2015 2:15:43 AM
Firstly a couple of things: the infant mortality rate is a long debunked myth ... stopping terror cells around the globe and giving more foreign aid to third world countries than any nation in the history of ever. See if you can make it work.
Sugary drinks lead to more deaths in Mexico than violent crimes do
Los Angeles Daily News - 7/1/2015 5:54:39 PM
Mexico’s death rate from sugary drinks is alarming, but not all that surprising when you consider that the country is also the world’s biggest consumer of sodas. The average Mexican drinks a whopping 43 gallons of soda each year — nearly 40 percent ...
Sodas, sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study
interaksyon.com - 7/2/2015 9:46:42 AM
“Many countries in the world have a significant number of deaths occurring ... Dariush Mozaffarian from Tufts University in Boston. Mexico had the highest death rate due to sugary beverages with a rate of 450 deaths per million adults, the report said.
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.
UNICEF's Report on the World's Poorest Children Shows More Needs to be Done
Economy Watch - 7/1/2015 7:27:42 PM
The most marginalised children in some of the world ... 189 countries of the United Nations signed a declaration committing the global community to the reduction of poverty, hunger, gender inequality, illiteracy, child mortality, and environmental ...
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 ...
Meeting the Healthy People 2020 Objectives to Reduce Cancer Mortality
cdc.gov - 7/2/2015 4:06:05 PM
These demographic trends and increasing cancer burden are forecast to continue as the cohort born following World ... rates. Trends in population risk, size, and age structure have been used to predict the future of cancer mortality in other countries ...
New Study: Sugar Beverages Linked to 184,000 deaths Annually Worldwide
esbtrib.com - 7/1/2015 9:58:01 PM
Mexico topped the list of deaths due to sugary beverages with a rate of 450 deaths per million adults ... other compounds could prove carcinogenic for the body. “Many countries in the world have a significant number of deaths occurring from a single ...
Woman's death by measles in Washington state is first in the US since 2003
brandonsun.com - 7/2/2015 2:40:11 PM
This case was not related to the measles outbreak at Disneyland, which started in December and sickened more than 140 people across the country and in Mexico and Canada, Moyer said. No deaths resulted ... by leaving a comment. Rate it yourself by rolling ...
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than in 40 Other Countries
International Business Times - 8/31/2011 1:36:34 PM
Researchers at the World Health Organization ... but because it curtailed infant mortality rates by 26 percent, or less than the average drop, the United States now lags behind 40 other countries including Lithuania, Israel and Cuba. American newborns ...
Top 10 Worlds Rape Countries
BoldSky - 7/3/2015 11:40:02 AM
In many countries it is a death penalty. Despite of strict laws for rape, there is not much decrease in the incidences reported. Indeed, the rate of the crime is only increasing. Rape is amongst the cruelest crimes in the world and the victims suffer from ...
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
Singapore had a child mortality rate of 8 per 1,000 live births in 1990, but by 2010, that rate had dropped to 2, the lowest in the world. "Some high-income countries, including the United States, have seen an increase in health disparities across racial ...
Death Rate From Virus More Than Doubles, Varying Sharply by Country
New York Times - 4/21/2003 11:59:09 PM
Although the overall death rate, according to World Health Organization statistics, has hovered around 4 percent in the last three weeks, it has varied widely among the 26 countries, plus Hong Kong, with cases of the disease, known as SARS. When W.H.O ...
U.S. one of few countries with rise in maternal deaths
USA Today - 5/2/2014 12:21:09 PM
While U.S. maternal mortality rates remain lower than those in many poor countries, they are much higher than those ... Such deaths declined in the United States and the world between 1990 and 2013, but the pace of the U.S. decline has slowed, the report ...