United States - Death rate

Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in United States was 8.50 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9.80 in 1968 and a minimum value of 7.90 in 2009.

Definition: Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision. (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Popu

See also:

Year Value
1960 9.50
1961 9.30
1962 9.50
1963 9.60
1964 9.40
1965 9.40
1966 9.50
1967 9.40
1968 9.80
1969 9.50
1970 9.50
1971 9.30
1972 9.40
1973 9.30
1974 9.10
1975 8.80
1976 8.80
1977 8.60
1978 8.70
1979 8.50
1980 8.80
1981 8.60
1982 8.50
1983 8.60
1984 8.70
1985 8.70
1986 8.70
1987 8.60
1988 8.90
1989 8.80
1990 8.60
1991 8.60
1992 8.50
1993 8.80
1994 8.80
1995 8.80
1996 8.80
1997 8.70
1998 8.60
1999 8.60
2000 8.50
2001 8.50
2002 8.50
2003 8.40
2004 8.20
2005 8.30
2006 8.10
2007 8.00
2008 8.10
2009 7.90
2010 8.00
2011 8.07
2012 8.10
2013 8.22
2014 8.24
2015 8.44
2016 8.49
2017 8.50

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population