|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
Free check-up camps for World Arthritis Day and Bone & Joint Week
The Indian Express - 10/12/2015 5:47:01 PM
On the occasion of World Arthritis Day (October 12 ... said that Pune is the epicentre of fatal road accidents in the country. The accidental death rate for Pune is 89.4%, highest in the country. Dr Ketan Khurjekar, spine surgeon at Sancheti Hospital ...
25 Countries With The Worst Eating Habits In The World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/9/2015 1:11:24 PM
This can lead to a host diseases which can in turn result in death. In fact, many people develop eating disorders due to their unhealthy eating habits, as can be evidenced in 11 countries with the highest rates of eating disorders in the world. Meanwhile ...
FactCheck Q&A: are Indigenous youth suicide rates in the top of Australia the highest in the world?
THE CONVERSATION - 10/11/2015 6:45:28 PM
TONY JONES: So Indigenous youth suicide rates across the top half ... have the highest rate of suicide in the world. To know for sure, we’d need to compare age standardised data by sex and age-group from other countries with high suicide rates.
Road deaths in Malaysia above world average – report
Paultan | Paul Tan - 10/13/2015 4:24:06 AM
The rising rate of road accidents have brought with it more fatalities, and the statistic of the latter in Malaysia is now higher than the world average ... “With the country having such a high number of deaths caused especially by road traffic accidents ...
North Carolina’s infant mortality rate ticks up, with increases in black and Latino baby deaths
The Progressive Pulse - 10/12/2015 5:32:42 PM
while the United States has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the developed world. A 2014 chart from the Washington Post shows just how far the United State lags behind many countries, largely European, when it comes to how infants fare.
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 12:06:49 PM
Yet even if we eliminate this racial disparity 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 ...
2020: High income status, higher suicide rates too
freemalaysiatoday.com - 10/12/2015 4:10:59 AM
suicide cases in the country accounted for 1.3 deaths for every 100,000 people. He said that while the suicide rate in the country was not at a worrying level, it could increase as the nation inched closer to 2020 due to current lifestyles. “We need to ...
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 ...
Reducing infant mortality rates in St. Louis City and County
Fox2now - 10/9/2015 5:07:38 PM
Access to healthy foods, neighborhood and housing conditions, access to jobs and education, stress - these are all things impacting healthy birth and development. Infant death rates in St. Louis City and County are worse than some third-world countries.
Cigarette smoking will kill two million Chinese nationals by 2030, says study
Firstpost - 10/9/2015 11:45:30 AM
Beijing:Cigarette smoking will kill about two million Chinese in 2030, double the 2010 toll, said researchers Friday who warned of a "growing epidemic of premature death" in the world's most populous ... twice the mortality rate of people who never smoked ...
The US government is deporting Central American migrants to their deaths
Raw Story - 10/12/2015 1:36:29 PM
And although fewer people are attempting to enter from Mexico, the death rate among those trying has gone up ... some of the most violent towns in some of the most violent countries in the world – suggesting strongly that is why they fled,” Kennedy ...
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 ...
Americans won't tolerate firearm deaths forever
Los Angeles Times - 10/12/2015 12:07:36 AM
The United States has only 4.5% of the world ... death rate in France is 3 per 100,000 people. In Italy and Germany it's 1-plus. In Britain, India and Japan, it's way under 1. "One of the myths," Wintemute says, "is that the U.S. is an inherently violent ...
Princeton Professor Wins Nobel Measuring Poverty in India
The New Indian Express - 10/13/2015 5:07:03 AM
WASHINGTON: Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton's current research focuses on the determinants of health in rich and poor countries as well as on ... "When you're counting the poverty rate in India or the mortality rate in the United States, all of those ...
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 looked at mortality rates for newborn babies over the last 20 ... the United States now lags behind 40 other countries including Lithuania, Israel and Cuba. American newborns die at about the same rate as ...