|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
South African road deaths vs the world
businesstech.co.za - 5/23/2016 11:58:27 PM
South Africa has the 42nd highest road mortality rate in the world ... “Over 90% of road traffic deaths occur in low-middle income countries, which account for 82% of the world’s population, but only 54% of the world’s registered vehicles ...
These are the countries where millennials will work themselves to death
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/26/2016 1:21:59 AM
A global study released this week by HR consulting firm Manpower Group, and conducted by surveyor Reputation Leaders, found that 12 per cent of the ... savings rate, employment prospects and ageing population, which puts a burden on country's social ...
Economic Crisis of 2008 Followed by Excess Cancer Deaths
Medscape News - 5/25/2016 10:44:30 PM
Cancer mortality was higher even in the United States — a country without universal health coverage ... With the estimated mortality rate from the trend analysis and the actual rate from the World Health Organization database, the authors were able ...
Hospitals in the most miserable country in the world have turned into battlefield clinics — but there is no war
Yahoo Finance - 5/17/2016 2:18:35 PM
It is a battlefield clinic in a country where there is no war." Moreover, he also cited a few stunning statistics, which he got from a government report provided by lawmakers. The rate of death among babies ... oil reserves in the world, heavily relies ...
Scotland’s hospital mortality rate down 16.5% in eight years
The Scotsman - 5/24/2016 1:55:58 PM
The mortality rate at Scotland’s hospitals has fallen 16.5 per cent ... She added: “Scotland was the first country in the world to implement a national patient safety programme and is the only UK country publishing and driving improvement in our ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 12:06:49 PM
Yet even if we eliminate this racial disparity 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 ...
Mortality in Children and Adolescents, 1990-2013
jama.jamanetwork.com - 5/17/2016 3:08:42 PM
The top causes of death in developed versus developing countries, as well as mortality rates by World Health Organization (WHO) region, are illustrated. In developed countries in 2013, the top cause of death for children under 1 was congenital anomalies ...
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 ...
Child sex abuse in Indonesia now punishable by chemical castration
CNN - 5/25/2016 8:42:49 PM
(CNN)Child sex abuse is now punishable by death and chemical castration in Indonesia ... although he gave no statistics to illustrate an increase. The country has long struggled with a high incidence of sexual violence, and several cases have been reported ...
Why death penalty’s not solution to problem of kidnapping in Nigeria
Vanguard - 5/25/2016 11:27:27 PM
A series of authoritative studies conducted for the United Nations in regions around the world have repeatedly found that the death penalty does not have ... by dealing with the high unemployment rate in the country and ensure that the Nigeria Police ...
Europe is dying a slow death
Neos Kosmos - 5/25/2016 2:41:55 AM
The country's numbers are shattering for 2015 as well; 677,187 births to 877,745 deaths are numbers that ... in 1,859,092 babies coming into the world for the year. Similarly in Denmark, with the overall birth rate lingering at a 27-year low for 2014 ...
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than in 40 Other Countries
International Business Times - 8/31/2011 11:09:13 PM
Babies born in the United States have a higher chance of dying in their first month than babies in much of the developed world ... infant mortality rates by 26 percent, or less than the average drop, the United States now lags behind 40 other countries ...
Americans are increasingly addicted to opioids. People in poor countries die in agony without them
The Economist online - 5/24/2016 1:55:58 PM
Whatever the motivation, haphazard clinical practice and spotty oversight led to addiction and death. In 1999-2014 more ... and a sprinkling of western European countries—which between them hold only 17% of the world’s population.
Unemployment and austerity 'linked to 260000 extra cancer deaths around world'
bilbaoya.com - 5/26/2016 2:26:24 AM
... used World Health Organisation and World Bank statistics on more than 70 countries with over two billion inhabitants to analyse the link between unemployment, public healthcare spending and cancer mortality. Lead scientist Dr Mahiben Maruthappu ...
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.