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Crude Death Rate (Per 1,000 People) (deaths), 2018 or latest
Society | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 178 countries in 2018, Sierra Leone ranked the highest in crude death rate per 1,000 people with 17.2 deaths followed by Botswana and Ukraine. On the other end of the scale was United Arab Emirates with 1.04 deaths, Qatar with 1.39 deaths and Bahrain with 2.31 deaths.

Average crude death rate per 1,000 people reached 8.04 deaths in 2018 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.1 % more than in the previous year and 10.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average crude death rate per 1,000 people reached an all time high of 17.7 deaths in 1960 and an all time low of 7.61 deaths in 2017. The average annual growth amounted to -0.590 % since 1900.

Data for more countries are available at Crude Death Rate (Per 1,000 People) indicator page.

Crude Death Rate (Per 1,000 People) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Belarus deaths 13.2 12.8 12.6 12.6 12.6
Botswana deaths 7.84 7.41 7.02 6.68 6.41
Bulgaria deaths 14.4 15.1 15.3 15.1 15.5
Central African Republic deaths 15.0 14.5 14.0 13.5 13.1
Chad deaths 13.9 13.5 13.2 13.0 12.7
Dem. Republic of the Congo deaths 10.7 10.4 10.2 9.93 9.69
Ivory Coast deaths 13.2 12.9 12.5 12.2 11.9
Latvia deaths 14.3 14.3 14.4 14.6 14.8
Lesotho deaths 13.4 13.2 12.9 12.7 12.5
Moldova deaths 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.5 11.6
Mozambique deaths 11.0 10.7 10.4 10.1 9.82
Russia deaths 13.0 13.1 13.0 12.9 12.9
Sierra Leone deaths 13.8 13.4 13.0 12.8 12.5
Swaziland deaths 10.7 10.2 9.86 9.59 9.38
Ukraine deaths 14.6 14.7 14.9 14.7 14.5