|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
Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide
Daily News Egypt - 11/26/2015 11:56:00 PM
Canada and Europe are rising rapidly as death rates do not exceed 15% in those countries. The Middle East witnesses lower rates of recovery from breast cancer in the world as it is the worst region in terms of recovery rates. The number of deaths from ...
Traffic deaths increase; people 'are by far the largest cause of fatalities'
Central Pennsylvania - 11/24/2015 2:25:42 PM
The agency plans to hold five meetings around the country early next year to ... Rosekind said 2014 statistics show that distracted driving caused about 10 percent of the 32,675 traffic deaths that year. But he said that since driver distraction is ...
The death penalty is not a deterrent
Stabroek News - 11/29/2015 9:11:58 AM
We are the only country in South America that still has the ... In addition to our high murder rate, we have the highest suicide rate in the world and the fourth highest rate of road deaths. How are we going to move away from a culture of death to a ...
Nostalgia is killing the white working class: The story behind the shocking mortality rates
Salon - 11/27/2015 11:58:59 AM
Fifty-three percent of Americans think the country ... related group. Mortality rates for African Americans and Hispanics continue to fall, as do those of white working-class Americans’ peers in wealthy nations around the world. Even among American ...
EU won't punish Caribbean countries over death penalty, says official
Jamaica Observer - 11/26/2015 7:28:09 AM
Here in the Caribbean, many countries that retain the death penalty are the ones with the highest crime rates," she said ... told the conference that there was no evidence anywhere in the world that proved that by establishing the death sentence it ...
Nigeria And Echoes Of 2015 World Toilet Day
government.leadership.ng - 11/25/2015 10:13:59 AM
the worst 10 places in the world for a toilet, the least and most improved, with country snapshots for maternal mortality rate, child mortality rate, life expectancy, stunting and average per capita gross national income (GNI). In the report the world’s ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than in 40 Other Countries
International Business Times - 8/31/2011 1:36:34 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 ...
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 ...
On Universal Children’s Day, UN says world remains ‘deeply unfair’ place for children
UN News Centre - 11/19/2015 11:57:08 PM
“In just over a generation, the world has cut child death rates by half, put over 90 per cent of children ... nearly 250 million children live in conflict-torn countries, and over 200,000 have risked their lives this year seeking refuge in Europe ...
Family of Syrian boy who died accepted by Canada
The Desert Sun - 11/28/2015 1:38:00 PM
The country will ... nationally last year, Statistics Canada said. The government agency found that aboriginals accounted for a disproportionate number of victims. Thunder Bay, Ontario was Canada's murder capital with 11 deaths while Manitoba had the ...
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
Singapore had a child mortality rate of 8 per 1,000 live births in 1990, but by 2010, that rate had dropped to 2, the lowest in the world. "Some high-income countries, including the United States, have seen an increase in health disparities across racial ...
Report: Overdose Deaths Among Youth Up in Calif., 34 Other States
California Healthline - 11/24/2015 12:45:29 PM
the drug overdose rate among 12- to 25-year-olds throughout the country increased more than twofold, from 3.1 deaths per 100,000 individuals in 1999 to 2001 to 7.3 deaths per 100,000 in 2011 to 2013 (Thompson, HealthDay/U.S. News & World Report ...
Pa., N.J. lead nation in young men's overdose deaths
The Morning Call - 11/20/2015 11:27:19 PM
Pennsylvania leads the nation - New Jersey is fourth - in drug overdose deaths among young adult men ... New Zealand is the only other country in the world that allows prescription medication commercials on television with minimal regulation.