|Rank||Country||Death rate (deaths/1,000 population)|
|7||Central African Republic||14.71|
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
Death penalty statistics 2013: country by country
theguardian.com - 3/27/2014 9:00:28 AM
The report documents executions in 22 countries in 2013 ... China executed more people than the rest of the world put together- but as data on the use of the death penalty is considered a state secret, no exact numbers are recorded in the report.
These 10 Countries Have The World's Highest Murder Rates
The Huffington Post - 4/10/2014 2:41:47 PM
UNODC defines homicide as " an unlawful death purposefully ... for murder, at 24 per cent, compared to 48 per cent in Asia and 81 per cent in Europe. Take a look at the photos below for the countries with the highest homicide rates in the world, and ...
US surpasses other industrialized countries in infant death rate
World Socialist Web Site - 5/9/2013 3:36:40 PM
While only one percent of the world’s newborn deaths occur in industrialized countries ... The US is not alone in rising infant mortality rates among the developed countries. Canada and Switzerland rank second and third in first-day mortality rates ...
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
The United States is one of just eight countries in the world where deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth ... While U.S. maternal mortality rates remain lower than those in many poor countries, they are much higher than those in developed countries ...
98 countries have abolished death penalty
Times of India - 9/15/2014 12:28:41 AM
The death sentence is retained by the legal system of 58 countries. More than half of the world's population lives in these countries ... show that capital punishment has any effect on murder rates. It is also argued that the sentence is a denial of ...
A surprising map of countries that have the most traffic deaths
Washington Post - 1/18/2013 8:18:38 PM
The economic cost of road collisions to low- and middle-income countries is at least $100 billion a year. Here's a map of the 10 countries that cause a whopping 600,000 road traffic deaths ... of the country." * Addressing Russia's car crash rates in ...
Has #Ebola Death Toll Surpassed Malaria in West Africa?
ScienceBlogs - 9/10/2014 11:57:38 PM
Comparing world wide figures to a regional outbreak is a bit like reducing the Malaria death rate by shifting from numbers from countries that have endemic Malaria to include the global population. It is hard to know how many people die of malaria every ...
Ebola deaths jump by almost 200 people in a single day as pandemic explodes
Natural News - 9/15/2014 7:45:20 AM
(NaturalNews) A report released by the World Health ... that her country is in major trouble, lacking adequate supplies and international support. She says the dwindling number of remaining health workers is struggling to keep up with the rate of disease ...
Hard-partying young Americans have highest death rate of any high-income country, study says
New York Daily News - 4/26/2012 10:33:20 AM
A new study of adolescent health around the globe found the United States had the highest mortality rate for people ages 10-to-24 of any high-income country ... death, dope and drink, there was good news in the piece titled “Health of the World’s ...
The U.S. Is One Of The Only Countries In The World Where Maternal Deaths Are Rising
Think Progress - 5/6/2014 10:14:43 AM
Deaths related to pregnancy and childbearing have ... explained that Merck was turning its attention to the U.S. because this country’s rising maternal mortality rate is “appalling” and “something we ought to be ashamed of.”
Report: Executions rise in 2013, China tops the list
CNN - 3/27/2014 8:10:22 AM
China executed more people than any other country last year. Although Chinese authorities treat official execution statistics ... killed under the death penalty every year, more than the rest of the world combined. Excluding China, executions rose to ...
Expert says infant mortality rate near University Circle exceeds that of some Third World countries
Politi Fact - 4/3/2013 11:57:29 PM
Ohio's rate of infant mortality -- 7.7 deaths per 1,000 live births in the first year ... infant mortality exceeds some Third World countries," she said, "and that is an embarrassment and cannot be allowed to continue." PolitiFact Ohio agreed that the ...
U.S. Has More Guns – And Gun Deaths – Than Any Other Country, Study Finds
ABC News - 9/19/2013 7:29:39 AM
The United States has more guns and gun deaths than any other developed country in the world ... s Medical Center studied the statistics of guns per capita and gun deaths. They used firearm injury data from the World Health Organization and guns per ...
Here Are The Countries With The Worst Suicide Rates
The Business Insider - 4/21/2014 2:50:12 PM
However, suicide rates vary around the world, so we made a map showing these ... Lithuania has the highest suicide rate among the countries for which we have data, with 28.6 suicide deaths per 100,000 people, followed closely by South Korea with 26.3 ...