|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
Report finds highest suicide rate world in Guyana, a country haunted by link to cult deaths
FOX News - 10/14/2014 4:04:49 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 ...
Ebola Death Rate Rises Sharply to Over 20 Per Day in Sierra Leone; Curfew Imposed After Riots
The Christian Post - 10/22/2014 10:14:44 AM
Claude Kamanda, a lawmaker who represents the western area, noted that officials are struggling to keep up with the collection of corpses from homes in the area, due to the spike in the death rate. Sierra Leone has been one of the hardest hit countries by ...
Ebola highlights disparity of disease burden in developed vs. developing countries
Science Daily - 10/17/2014 11:53:43 AM
Syphilis death rates were 33 and then 45 times greater in developing ... hemorrhagic fever had no higher age-adjusted mortality in developing countries than they did in the developed world. Dengue fever is a virus transmitted by mosquito in more than ...
Map: Where is the world's most dangerous place to drive?
Vox - 10/20/2014 11:57:19 AM
maps countries based on their accident fatality rates: As the map shows, road-traffic deaths are a huge problem in developing nations. They are also the leading cause of death globally for people between the ages of 10-24 and the world's ninth leading ...
Ebola death toll shoots past 4,500 mark: WHO
The Frontier Post - 10/18/2014 5:33:08 AM
AFP_GENEVA: The death toll ... fresh World Health Organization figures showed Friday. In its latest update, the UN health agency said 4,555 people had died from Ebola out of a total of 9,216 cases registered in seven countries, as of October 14.
Ebola deaths 3865 in three main countries plus Nigeria: WHO
Newstrack India - 10/9/2014 7:41:20 PM
According to the WHO's Ebola Response Roadmap Situation Report published on 8 October 2014, there are total of 3865 deaths from Ebola disease in the three main countries plus Nigeria ... Ebola Response Roadmap. The statistics of the past week shows ...
Death and taxes: Is the corporate tax rate killing the U.S. economy?
BioWorld - 10/23/2014 8:43:28 PM
“The only difference between death and taxes is that death ... “We have the highest overall corporate tax rates in the world. And we are now the only OECD [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] country that also taxes overseas ...
Ebola death toll rises to almost 4,900
Channel News Asia - 10/23/2014 11:25:07 AM
With experts warning the rate of infections could reach 10,000 a week by early December, researchers around the world ... death toll was announced on the same day as the United States tightened up its screening process for people entering the country ...
U.S. infant mortality rate worse than other countries
CBS News - 9/24/2014 6:04:35 PM
A greater proportion of premature births and deaths of full-term babies are driving the higher rate, which puts the United States below 25 other countries, according to the report, released Sept. 24 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Travelers from Ebola-Effected Countries Undergo U.S. Flight Restrictions
chinatopix.com - 10/21/2014 5:32:34 PM
Measures are now in place for any travelers from Ebola-effected countries ... according to the World Heath Organization (WHO). WHO reports that the death toll is now over 4,500 people out of over 9,000 Ebola cases - a 50% death rate. This led The ...
100,000 Elephants Killed In 3 Years As Poaching Rates Climb In Africa, Study Finds
The Huffington Post - 10/18/2014 5:54:37 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals ... and the demand for ivory in that country of 1.3 billion people is ...