|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
These are the most dangerous roads in the world, according to WHO
FOX News - 2/21/2017 10:55:22 AM
With information from 180 countries around the world, WHO determined that low-income countries have the highest rate of road traffic fatalities. About 90 percent of all road deaths occur in these low-income countries, even though they only have about half ...
Developing Countries Tackle Mother, Infant Mortality
Voice of America - 2/16/2017 10:11:12 AM
Dr. Flavia Bustreo at the World Health Organization (WHO ... and most of the babies die on the day of their birth. The countries in the network have high maternal and infant mortality rates, but Bustreo said they are fully committed to achieving these ...
Mortality Worldwide: What Are The Causes
sciencetimes.com - 2/16/2017 1:07:10 AM
World Health Organization (WHO ... Lastly, the injuries were the culprit of almost 5 million lives in 2015. Low income countries had the highest mortality rate because of road traffic injuries. Road injuries were also the leading causes of death from ...
Air Pollution By Country: India's Dangerous Air Particles Caused Roughly 1.1 million Premature Deaths Annually
International Business Times - 2/14/2017 11:53:47 AM
India's poor air quality rivals China's as the deadliest in the world, according to ... said China's premature death rate by dangerous air particles has steadied in the past few years as a result of the country's efforts, despite its 17 percent increase ...
Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030
Medical Xpress - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
... has high childhood mortality rate, this will make average national life expectancy much lower, as would a country in which many young people die in injuries and violence. Professor Colin Mathers, co-author from the World Health Organization explained ...
10 Countries With the Lowest Crime Rates
toptenz.net - 2/16/2017 5:39:11 AM
The country has one of the highest firearm ownership rates in the world ... The entire population came together to mark this senseless death. In doing so, they showed the world why Iceland remains one of the safest nations. The people there really ...
FACTBOX-World's major famines of the last 100 years
Reuters - 2/21/2017 12:35:35 PM
People are already starving to death in all four countries, and the World Food Programme says more than 20 million ... in an area face extreme food shortages, acute malnutrition rates exceed 30 percent, and two or more people per 10,000 are dying per ...
Causes Of Death In Countries With The Highest Mortality Rates
worldatlas.com - 2/8/2017 11:56:44 PM
Mortality rate worldwide - depicted by a grave. Mortality rates and causes of death in different countries vary greatly throughout the world, and can shed a lot of light onto living conditions, economic development, and healthcare infrastructure in ...
Nigeria: Is SA #1 in the World for Death, Nigeria for Scrabble Players & Kenya for Tea?
AllAfrica - 2/22/2017 9:21:08 AM
The death rate refers to the number of deaths per 1,000 people in a country. This ratio allows for comparisons to be made between countries with varying population sizes. But the source it links to - the CIA World Factbook - does not show this. According ...
India, China account for more than half of world’s pollution deaths in 2015: study
Pakistan Today - 2/15/2017 8:32:10 AM
Air pollution has been linked to higher rates of cancer, stroke and heart disease, as well as chronic respiratory conditions such as asthma. China and India, the world’s two most populous countries, each accounted for 1.1 million deaths, the findings ...
Air Pollution Causes 4.2 Million Premature Deaths Around The World
Co.EXIST - 2/21/2017 2:37:17 PM
("Premature death" means dying before normal life expectancy for that country.) But, while China's rate of death is stabilizing, India's is increasing alarmingly. In India, 133,000 more people died from particulates (PM 2.5) in 2015 compared to ...
Hispanic cancer mortality varies among ethnic groups
EurekAlert! - 2/21/2017 5:33:15 AM
cancer incidence and mortality rates are calculated on an aggregate basis, without separating the Hispanic population based on ethnicity or nation of origin. However, Pinheiro pointed out, "Hispanic populations are all different, reflecting their country ...
India Now Has the World’s Worst Air Pollution
MIT Technology Review - 2/14/2017 8:29:11 PM
We’ve all seen pictures of Chinese cities blanketed in smog, and China’s air pollution has been the world’s worst for years in terms of the number of premature deaths it causes. But it’s now roughly tied with India, and the two countries appear ...
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 - 4/22/2003 12:56:25 AM
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 ...