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, 2019See also: Death rate map
Coronavirus Daily Death Rates by Country
Reason - 3/29/2020 10:00:00 AM
Every day in the developed world, about 20 to 30 people out of every million die. (The typical yearly death rate is about 7.5 to 10.5 per thousand, depending on how many younger people there are compared to the elderly; 7,500 to 10,500 per million, divided by 365, equals 20 to 30 per million per day.) Judging by the WorldoMeters data from the ...
One chart shows 11 countries' current coronavirus death rates, based on the known number of cases and deaths
Business Insider - 3/6/2020 11:09:00 PM
While this variation between countries may sound concerning, the rate strongly ... chance of dying The World Health Organization estimated on Tuesday that the global death rate for the ...
Why does France's coronavirus death rate differ so much to other countries?
The Local - 3/11/2020 11:45:00 AM
In Europe, Italy is the hardest hit country with nearly 10,000 ... but only have mild symptoms then the death rate as a percentage becomes much lower. The World Health Organisation is currently ...
Why COVID-19 'death rates' are not what they seem
Reuters - 3/12/2020 2:19:00 PM
(Reuters) - Italy and South Korea, two countries outside ... different numbers of deaths as a proportion of cases. Why are these not comparable? Calculating mortality rates during a disease ...
Limited coronavirus testing in the US has meant its death rate appears alarmingly high — but it will likely drop
Business Insider - 3/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
The US has the highest death rate for the novel coronavirus of any country with more than a handful ... That's far higher than the global rate of 3.4% that World Health Organization cited on ...
Lower death rate estimates for coronavirus, especially for non-elderly, provide glimmer of hope
STAT - 3/16/2020 10:39:00 PM
it offers a guide to the rest of the world, where many countries might see even lower death rates. The new figure is significantly below earlier estimates of 2% or 3% and well below the death rate ...
Virus Testing Blitz Appears to Keep Korea Death Rate Low
Bloomberg - 3/4/2020 9:00:00 PM
Highly contagious and manifesting in some with little or no symptoms, the coronavirus has the world ... the mortality rate from the virus to under 1% -- below every other affected country save ...
WHO says coronavirus death rate is 3.4% globally, higher than previously thought
CNBC - 3/4/2020 12:00:00 AM
World health officials say the mortality rate for COVID-19 is 3.4% globally ... genuinely heartened by is that unlike influenza, where countries have fought back, where they've put in place ...
WHO Announces Coronavirus Mortality Rate Has Jumped to 3.4 Percent
National Review - 3/3/2020 8:51:00 PM
The World Health Organization on Tuesday announced that 3.4 percent of COVID-19 patients worldwide have died from the illness. The mortality rate of the ... looking at other countries and we ...