|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
Developing Countries Tackle Mother, Infant Mortality
Voice of America - 2/16/2017 10:11:12 AM
Dr. Flavia Bustreo at the World Health Organization (WHO ... and most of the babies die on the day of their birth. The countries in the network have high maternal and infant mortality rates, but Bustreo said they are fully committed to achieving these ...
Mortality Worldwide: What Are The Causes
sciencetimes.com - 2/16/2017 1:07:10 AM
World Health Organization (WHO ... Lastly, the injuries were the culprit of almost 5 million lives in 2015. Low income countries had the highest mortality rate because of road traffic injuries. Road injuries were also the leading causes of death from ...
Air Pollution By Country: India's Dangerous Air Particles Caused Roughly 1.1 million Premature Deaths Annually
International Business Times - 2/14/2017 11:53:47 AM
India's poor air quality rivals China's as the deadliest in the world, according to ... said China's premature death rate by dangerous air particles has steadied in the past few years as a result of the country's efforts, despite its 17 percent increase ...
India, China account for more than half of world’s pollution deaths in 2015: study
Pakistan Today - 2/15/2017 8:32:10 AM
Air pollution has been linked to higher rates of cancer, stroke and heart disease, as well as chronic respiratory conditions such as asthma. China and India, the world’s two most populous countries, each accounted for 1.1 million deaths, the findings ...
Causes Of Death In Countries With The Highest Mortality Rates
worldatlas.com - 2/8/2017 11:56:44 PM
Mortality rate worldwide - depicted by a grave. Mortality rates and causes of death in different countries vary greatly throughout the world, and can shed a lot of light onto living conditions, economic development, and healthcare infrastructure in ...
There Are 122 Million Reasons To Help Vaccinate The World's Kids, Say Bill & Melinda Gates
Forbes - 2/16/2017 5:56:29 PM
Almost 1 in 4 children today are living in countries suffering from conflict ... child mortality has been dropping dramatically all over the world. From 1955 to 2015, for example, child mortality rates dropped from 43% to 12% in Mali and from 15% to ...
India’s air quality decreasing at an alarming rate, caused 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015
tecake.in - 2/14/2017 11:56:46 PM
What’s alarming is that death rate in China has become steady in past few years whereas it is increasing exponentially in India and study authors believe that soon India will become world’s most air-polluted country present on the globe. A team of ...
Health cuts most likely cause of major rise in mortality, study claims
The Guardian - 2/17/2017 1:41:46 AM
Government rebuts verdict that NHS and social care cuts may have caused 30,000 excess deaths in England and Wales 2015 An ... called it “a national scandal that in one of the richest countries in the world, vulnerable older people are missing out on ...
Nigeria: Senate Committee - Nigeria Has Highest Maternal Mortality Rate in the World
AllAfrica - 2/9/2017 9:29:23 AM
With 2,300 children below five years of age and 145 child-bearing women dying every day, Nigeria has the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, it was learnt yesterday ... collapse of buildings in the country. Making this promise, the Senate ...
15 Worst Places In The World To Have A Baby
babygaga.com - 2/6/2017 3:16:33 PM
In the 16th annual State of the World’s Mothers report, Haiti ranked a low 169 out of 179 countries, whereas the Dominican Republic is a long way off at 95! Over the years, Afghanistan has had tragic rates of maternal and child mortality. This was due ...
India Now Has the World’s Worst Air Pollution
MIT Technology Review - 2/14/2017 8:29:11 PM
We’ve all seen pictures of Chinese cities blanketed in smog, and China’s air pollution has been the world’s worst for years in terms of the number of premature deaths it causes. But it’s now roughly tied with India, and the two countries appear ...
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.
Death Rate From Virus More Than Doubles, Varying Sharply by Country
New York Times - 4/22/2003 12:56:25 AM
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 ...
10 Fattest Countries in the World
toptenz.net - 2/13/2017 2:53:55 PM
Over the last century or so, our world ... rate in the nation is around 45.4%, or, as we prefer to call it, “one heck of a lot.” If you’ve got bored and flicked ahead at any point in this countdown, you might have noticed that every single country ...