|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
Launched: A project to reduce maternal and child mortality by 2020 in Kenya.
wvi.org - 12/2/2016 10:58:23 AM
Kenya has long suffered from high maternal, newborn and child morbidity and mortality rates ... change and enrich policy at Country level. The knowledge products will be shared to shape and define MNCHN programming globally. World Vision Kenya will ...
Rohingya Face Health Care Bias in Parts of Asia, Study Finds
New York Times - 12/6/2016 12:52:20 AM
HONG KONG — Members of the Rohingya ethnic group face chronic discrimination in access to medical care in Myanmar and other Asian countries, with severe consequences for health and mortality rates ... according to the World Health Organization.
The US is No1 for spam emails and France for whiskey consumption: Map reveals what the world's nations are best at
Daily Mail - 12/6/2016 6:50:15 AM
Other countries that won't be boasting about what they excel at are Peru, number one for cocaine; Belarus, top for alcohol drinkers; Toga, the world’s unhappiness hotspot; Honduras, No1 for murders and Angola, which has the highest child mortality rate.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Fidel Castro’s Cuban Legacy: True Democracy Of Good Health Care, Low Infant Mortality, High Literacy & Ecosocialism
Counter Currents - 12/1/2016 5:08:48 AM
The UN Population Division provides detailed demographic data for essentially every country in the world since 1950 i.e. data on population, death rate, birth rate, population breakdown, under-5 infant mortality rate . For “good outcome”, low ...
The World Must Learn From Cuba
teleSUR - 12/2/2016 11:58:38 PM
If every country in Latin America and the Caribbean had Cuba’s child mortality rate, there would have been about 136,000 ... With all its faults, if Cuba’s system spread to the entire world, humans could at least survive to work on eliminating those ...
Global Death Rate By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Issues related to violence and healthcare have resulted in high crude death rates in parts of Africa and Eastern Europe, affecting countries such as Lesotho and Ukraine in different ways. Tuberculosis has infected one third of the world's population and ...
Women’s Cancer Deaths Expected to Climb 60% by 2030
naturalsociety.com - 12/1/2016 3:02:57 PM
Breast cancer is the most commonly-diagnosed cancer in the world. The exceptions were China and North Korea, where there is a higher incidence of lung cancer. This is due to higher rates of ... Most of the cancer deaths in these countries are projected ...
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
The fact that self-inflected harm is such a presence in the lives of this family is not surprising given that they live in an area that Guyana's Ministry of Health has designated the "suicide belt," in a country ... rate of suicide in the world.
Mortality from ischaemic heart disease by country, region, and age: Statistics from World Health Organisation and United Nations ☆
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - 10/27/2016 11:58:22 PM
Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. The World Health Organisation (WHO) collects mortality data coded using the International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) code. IHD is the single largest cause of death ...
This map says South Africa is ‘best at’ death – but it’s wrong
businesstech.co.za - 12/5/2016 8:17:20 AM
... Africa’s death ‘honour’ was taken from the CIA World Fact Book for 2014 – where indeed the country ranked first in the world for its death rate of 17.5 people per 1,000 population. However, the map purports to be an update for October 2016 ...
Fidel Castro's death: Vladimir Putin calls Cuba leader "reliable friend" as world leaders react
CBS News - 11/26/2016 9:46:45 AM
The death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro prompted celebrations among the country’s exiles ... outsized prominence in world affairs. He eliminated illiteracy, but failed to bring prosperity. Castro achieved a low infant mortality rate and a national health ...
To Reduce Infant Mortality, U.S. Cities Adopt the Finland Way
Governing - 11/30/2016 11:58:01 AM
Despite being a first-world country, the United States has a worse infant mortality rate than some second- and third-world countries. In fact, it has one of the highest rates of babies dying before their first birthday of any developed nation. In Detroit ...