death rate

death rate

death rate: see vital statistics.
This is a list of countries by crude death rate, based on the United Nations Population Division's quinquennial estimates and projections. Figures are for the period 2005-2010 using the medium assumption. Crude death rate refers to the number of deaths over a given period divided by the person-years lived by the population over that period. It is expressed as number of deaths per 1,000 population. The average crude death rate for the entire world is 8.6 deaths per 1,000 population.

Rank Country/territory Death rate
(deaths/1000 persons)
1 Sierra Leone 22.1
2 Swaziland 21.2
3 Angola 20.5
4 Afghanistan 19.9
5 Mozambique 19.8
6 Lesotho 19.2
7 Zambia 18.8
8 Guinea-Bissau 18.4
9 Liberia 18.3
10 Central African Republic 18.1
11 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 18.1
12 Zimbabwe 17.9
13 Rwanda 17.2
14 South Africa 17.0
15 Nigeria 16.8
16 Somalia 16.6
17 Ukraine 16.4
18 Russia 16.2
19 Burundi 15.6
20 Chad 15.4
21 Côte d'Ivoire 15.4
22 Bulgaria 14.8
23 Equatorial Guinea 14.8
24 Malawi 14.8
25 Belarus 14.7
26 Mali 14.7
27 Burkina Faso 14.4
28 Cameroon 14.4
29 Estonia 14.3
30 Botswana 14.1
31 Niger 13.8
32 Latvia 13.6
33 Uganda 13.4
34 Hungary 13.2
35 Ethiopia 13.0
36 Tanzania 12.9
37 Moldova 12.5
38 Namibia 12.4
39 Romania 12.4
40 Lithuania 12.3
41 Croatia 12.1
42 Guinea 11.9
43 Georgia 11.8
44 Kenya 11.8
45 Gabon 11.7
46 Serbia 11.6
47 Congo, Republic of the 11.4
48 Djibouti 11.3
49 Benin 11.2
50 Czech Republic 10.9
51 Germany 10.7
52 Portugal 10.6
53 Italy 10.5
54 Gambia 10.4
55 Denmark 10.3
56 Kazakhstan 10.1
57 Sudan 10.1
58 Sweden 10.1
59 Togo 10.1
60 Belgium 10.0
61 Poland 10.0
62 Slovakia 10.0
63 Greece 9.9
64 Korea, North 9.9
65 Slovenia 9.9
66 United Kingdom 9.9
67 Finland 9.7
68 Madagascar 9.7
69 Myanmar 9.7
70 Armenia 9.6
71 Montenegro 9.6
72 Papua New Guinea 9.6
73 Channel Islands (UK) 9.5
74 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.5
75 Austria 9.4
76 Ghana 9.3
77 Eritrea 9.2
78 Haiti 9.2
79 Macedonia 9.2
80 Uruguay 9.2
81 Iraq 9.1
82 Norway 9.1
83 Cambodia 9.0
84 Japan 9.0
85 Senegal 9.0
86 France 8.9
87 East Timor 8.9
88 Spain 8.8
89 Luxembourg 8.7
90 Netherlands 8.6
91 Thailand 8.5
92 Guyana 8.4
93 Grenada 8.3
94 India 8.2
95 Turkmenistan 8.2
96 United States 8.2
97 Kyrgyzstan 8.1
98 Switzerland 8.1
99 Trinidad and Tobago 8.1
100 Malta 8.0
101 Mauritania 7.9
102 Netherlands Antilles (Netherlands) 7.9
103 Argentina 7.7
104 Nepal 7.7
105 Azerbaijan 7.6
106 Bolivia 7.6
107 Cuba 7.6
108 Martinique 7.6
109 Puerto Rico (US) 7.6
110 Bangladesh 7.5
111 Sao Tome and Principe 7.5
112 Cyprus 7.5
113 Canada 7.4
114 Yemen 7.4
115 Bhutan 7.2
116 Solomon Islands 7.2
117 Sri Lanka 7.2
118 Aruba (Netherlands) 7.1
119 Australia 7.1
120 People's Republic of China 7.1
121 Jamaica 7.1
122 Laos 7.1
123 New Zealand 7.1
124 Pakistan 7.1
125 Barbados 7.0
126 7.0
127 Lebanon 7.0
128 Mauritius 7.0
129 Suriname 6.9
130 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.8
131 Uzbekistan 6.7
Taiwan 6.65
132 Fiji 6.6
133 Mongolia 6.6
134 Saint Lucia 6.6
135 Virgin Islands (US) 6.6
136 Comoros 6.5
137 Guadeloupe 6.4
138 Tajikistan 6.4
139 Brazil 6.3
140 Indonesia 6.3
141 Iceland 6.2
142 Bahamas, The 6.1
143 Micronesia, Federated States of 6.1
144 Peru 6.1
145 Albania 5.9
146 Hong Kong (People's Republic of China) 5.9
147 Dominican Republic 5.9
148 El Salvador 5.9
149 Korea, South 5.9
150 Turkey 5.9
151 Morocco 5.8
152 Western Sahara 5.8
153 Guatemala 5.7
154 Maldives 5.7
155 Tonga 5.7
156 Egypt 5.6
157 Honduras 5.6
158 Tunisia 5.6
159 Colombia 5.5
160 New Caledonia (France) 5.5
161 Paraguay 5.5
162 Guam (US) 5.5
163 Israel 5.5
164 Chile 5.4
165 Iran 5.4
166 Samoa 5.4
167 Réunion 5.3
168 Singapore 5.3
169 French Polynesia (France) 5.2
170 Ecuador 5.1
171 Venezuela 5.1
172 Vietnam 5.1
173 Panama 5.0
174 Vanuatu 5.0
175 Algeria 4.9
176 Mexico 4.8
177 Philippines 4.8
178 Cape Verde 4.7
179 Macau (People's Republic of China) 4.7
180 Nicaragua 4.7
181 Malaysia 4.5
182 Costa Rica 4.1
183 Libya 4.1
184 Jordan 3.9
185 Belize 3.8
186 French Guiana 3.7
187 Palestinian territories 3.7
188 Saudi Arabia 3.7
189 Syria 3.4
190 Bahrain 3.2
191 Brunei 2.8
192 Oman 2.7
193 Qatar 2.4
194 Kuwait 1.9
195 United Arab Emirates 1.4

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