|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
The 11 Most Dangerous Countries in The World
BoldSky - 8/28/2014 4:06:17 PM
After the death of charismatic President Hugo Chavez ... With a murder rate of 41 per 100,000, El Salvador is one of those countries with the highest murder rates in the world. This worrying sign is only getting miserable by the day with El Salvador ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
These 10 Countries Have The World's Highest Murder Rates
The Huffington Post - 4/15/2014 8:55:14 PM
In many parts of the world, however, that's a luxury some people just don't have. A new report released by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime on Thursday serves as a stark reminder of how drastically murder rates vary from country to country. The Global ...
Death toll passes 1,550 as Ebola outbreak accelerates, officials say
CNN - 8/28/2014 12:38:42 PM
(CNN)-- The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday ... The overall fatality rate is 52%, the WHO said, ranging from 42% in Sierra Leone to 66% in Guinea.
‘More people die of heart diseases in poor countries'
Hindustan Times - 8/29/2014 6:46:45 AM
the death rates are higher as compared to the developed countries. The study was carried out in rural Haryana and Chandigarh and was recently published in the world’s premier medical journal New England Journal of Medicine. A PGI press release said the ...
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
For binge-drinking among youths, Ireland and Austria posted the highest rates among high-income countries — although ... grim numbers regarding death, dope and drink, there was good news in the piece titled “Health of the World’s Adolescents.”
Death by Lightning a Danger in Developing Countries
National Geographic - 11/2/2013 9:39:25 PM
Experts point to lack of education, but a number of doctors and meteorologists from around the world are trying to change ... climate all play a role in higher rates of lightning-related deaths and injuries in countries such as South Africa, Malaysia ...
Cancer is Number One Killer in Some Countries
Laboratory Equipment - 8/25/2014 5:57:13 PM
A declining overall death rate could mean all-round success in reducing shared ... events admitted to hospitals), and deaths over years can vary across countries around the world. The driving forces behind different diseases can also vary depending on ...
The U.S. Is One Of The Only Countries In The World Where Maternal Deaths Are Rising
Think Progress - 5/5/2014 11:59:07 PM
The U.S. has the highest rate of first-day infant mortality of any country in the developed world. And the rate of death for children under the age of five is 7.1 per 1,000 live births — roughly on par with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Qatar, and Uruguay.
A surprising map of countries that have the most traffic deaths
Washington Post - 1/18/2013 8:18:38 PM
Thanks to a combination of insufficient or nonexistent safety laws, poor infrastructure and a lack of enforcement, low- and middle-income countries account for 48 percent of the world’s vehicles ... 600,000 road traffic deaths annually, brought to ...
Two Ebola Deaths Confirmed in DRC
Voice of America - 8/24/2014 12:21:58 PM
Two Ebola deaths have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the country's health minister said Sunday ... Referring to one of those cases on Friday, the World Health Organization tweeted "Kent Brantly is not the only person who has ...
U.S. Has Highest Mortality Rate for Newborns of any Industrialized Country
AllGov - 5/9/2013 11:54:45 AM
The United States does the poorest job in the industrialized world of keeping newborn children ... a correlation between the inclusion of women in a country’s governing body and the rate of newborn deaths. Women hold a mere 18% of seats in the U.S ...
Lack of quality healthcare has increased death rates in India, study says
Times of India - 8/28/2014 9:21:15 PM
However, rates of cardiovascular disease and death were higher in low-income countries. "We concluded that the high ... according to the ranking from the World Bank. The risk factors were measured using a standardized scale called the Interheart Risk ...