|Rank||Country||Death rate (deaths/1,000 population)|
|8||Central African Republic||14.11|
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
Breast Cancer Death Rates Vary Around the World
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 12/9/2016 4:55:09 PM
FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer death rates are falling in the United States and many other countries, but increasing in South Korea and some Latin American countries, researchers report. The investigators looked at data from 47 ...
Breast cancer mortality rates decline in many countries
Medical Xpress - 12/9/2016 11:36:01 PM
Breast cancer mortality rates continue to decline in many nations, but a review of mortality trends in 47 countries around the world indicates some significant disparities, particularly in South Korea and some Latin American nations, according to results ...
SABCS: Global breast cancer mortality rates decline
www.auntminnie.com - 12/9/2016 11:07:23 PM
December 9, 2016-- Breast cancer mortality rates continue to fall around the ... discrepancies in mortality reduction between similar countries," she said. Pizot and colleagues used data from the World Health Organization (WHO) database on breast cancer ...
Researcher: Breast cancer deaths decline in many countries
Raw Story - 12/10/2016 8:54:21 AM
Using data from the World Health Organization, researchers at the International Prevention Research Institute in Lyon, France, calculated mortality rates in 47 countries between 1987 and 2013. They found a drop in mortality rates in 39…
Americans’ life expectancy dips as middle-aged see uptick in death rates
Ars Technica - 12/8/2016 7:16:31 AM
The death rate rose by ... many other developed countries in life expectancy, many of which have not reported downturns either. In 2014, the life expectancy for people in Japan was 83.5 and 81 for those in the UK, according to the World Bank.
Girl mortality high in India: UNICEF
Times of India - 12/11/2016 6:30:00 AM
INDORE: India's fight against gender-based discrimination takes a hit with the fact that unlike most neighbouring countries, child mortality rate among girls in India is higher than boys. "The girl child mortality rate is 17 per cent higher than that of ...
Life Expectancy Drops for Americans as Death Rates Climb and Causes Vary: Report
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 5 - 12/9/2016 2:17:40 PM
In 2015, rates for 8 of the 10 leading causes of death rose. Even more troubling to health ... The United States ranks below dozens of other high-income countries in life expectancy, according to the World Bank. It is highest in Japan, at nearly 84 years.
US Death Rate From Heroin and Opioid Abuse Rages Out of Control
The Fiscal Times - 12/10/2016 1:52:01 AM
After prolonged debate, Congress recently passed a $1 billion bill including funds to combat a rampant epidemic of opioid and heroin addiction in practically every region of the country ... shift in the nation’s mortality rate, health care experts ...
The Daily 202: Trump over performed the most in counties with the highest drug, alcohol and suicide mortality rates
Washington Post - 12/9/2016 10:07:08 AM
This is more troubling because it is not happening in other western countries. The National Center for Health Statistics found that death rates rose for eight ... of the most destabilizing influences on the world stage. I think they did interfere with ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Countries With The Highest Rates Of Firearm Related Deaths
worldatlas.com - 9/28/2016 4:11:41 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 ...
42% Fewer U.S. Women Are Dying of Breast Cancer
themuslimtimes.info - 12/10/2016 10:08:56 PM
In the latest analysis of worldwide data from the World Health Organization, researchers led by Cecile Pizot from the International Research institute in Lyon, France, found that in 39 of the 47 countries studied, breast cancer death rates have declined ...
Mortality from ischaemic heart disease by country, region, and age: Statistics from World Health Organisation and United Nations ☆
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - 10/27/2016 11:58:22 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 ...