|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
Texas Has The Worst Maternal Mortality Rate In The Developed World
fastcoexist.com - 8/26/2016 11:50:11 AM
And at the same time that the rate has been dropping around the world, it has been rising in the ... that California is showing a clear improvement in the death rate while the rest of the country worsens. "It's a national embarrassment that we haven ...
Maternal Death Rate Is Rising Across U.S.
i4u.com - 8/27/2016 4:39:30 AM
The average maternal mortality rate in developed countries is 12 deaths per 100,000 births, according to World Health Organization (WHO). The situation is particularly worst in Texas where maternal mortality rate nearly doubled in just two years ...
Maternal Mortality Rates Higher than Expected
Boston University - 8/27/2016 6:34:02 AM
Declercq and colleagues noted that the World Health Organization has reported that 157 of 183 countries have shown decreases in their maternal mortality rates since 2000. The current estimated US rate is comparable to that of Iran and Ukraine, they say.
Countries With The Highest Prevalence Of Stomach Cancer In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/25/2016 5:13:29 PM
a region which already has higher than average mortality rates. The top countries are listed below: The Republic of Korea, also known as South Korea, has the highest incidence of stomach cancer in the world. On average, 41.8 people out of every 100,000 ...
Georgia leads the countries with the highest mortality rate caused by air pollution
The FINANCIAL - 8/17/2016 12:50:57 PM
However, when adjusted to take account of the size of a countries population (i.e. deaths per 100 000 people), the highest rates of mortality from air pollution can be seen to also span across other parts of the world, such as Eastern Europe. The global ...
Maternal deaths down globally, up in US
KTVZ.com - 8/24/2016 7:16:22 PM
And this point is driven home by the analysis of others. Of 183 countries and territories studied from 1990 to 2013, only 17 saw maternal mortality rate percentage increases, the World Health Organization report "Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2013 ...
Report: Black women in Texas face the greatest risk from pregnancy related death
Houston Chronicle - 8/23/2016 2:56:52 AM
Black women bear the greatest risk for pregnancy-related death in Texas by far, according to a much-awaited new report, commissioned because the state rate resembles that of many Third World countries. To continue reading this story, you will need to be a ...
Juries in Harris County, Texas impose death sentence at highest rate in U.S. — and with racial bias: Study
National Post - 8/27/2016 4:03:42 AM
Juries across the country are proving to be increasingly reluctant to sentence defendants to death, the report said, choosing instead the option of life imprisonment without parole. The last Harris County trial in which prosecutors sought the death penalty ...
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.
US surpasses other industrialized countries in infant death rate
World Socialist Web Site - 5/9/2013 3:36:40 PM
The states with the highest rates, according to the CDC, are in the deep south. While only one percent of the world’s newborn deaths occur in industrialized countries, the report states, “The percentage of child deaths that occur during the newborn ...
Where were the world’s worst earthquakes and which countries most likely to be affected?
www.thesun.co.uk - 8/24/2016 4:50:13 AM
Most of the damage and deaths ... hit the country causing immense damage to life, property and the iconic dharahara tower. India has also experienced a series of deadly earthquakes due to the movement of the Indian tectonic plate at the rate of 47mm ...
Conflicts Reducing Life Expectancy in Arab Countries
larampadinapoli.com - 8/25/2016 9:09:42 PM
Syria reduced infant mortality rate by about 6 percent each year ... cause deteriorating health conditions for many countries and for many years and will have an impact on the region and the rest of the world. Many doctors and nurses, he added, have ...
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 ...
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 ...
Syria brutality enabled by anti-Israel double standards
Arutz Sheva - 8/25/2016 4:52:01 PM
That's an average of about 262 deaths per day and 7,860 per month. The carnage has continued unabated, so, applying the same death rate nearly 200 days after ... The tragic image of Omran caused outrage around the world, as did the image of Aylan Kurdi ...