Which Country Bury the Most People?

Total Deaths (mil), 2017
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 174 countries in 2050, India ranked the highest in deaths with 10.2 mil followed by China and USA. On the other end of the scale was Seychelles with < 0.001 mil, Maldives with 0.001 mil and Brunei with 0.001 mil.

Total deaths reached 86.9 mil in 2050 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.1 % more than in the previous year and 11.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total deaths reached an all time high of 86.9 mil in 2050 and an all time low of 0.000 mil in 1950.

The top ranked country, India, accounted for 11.7 % of deaths in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 26.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 39.4 % in 2050.

Data for more countries are available at Total Deaths indicator page.

Total Deaths Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Bangladesh mil 0.882 0.890 0.898 0.906 0.913
Brazil mil 1.29 1.30 1.30 1.31 1.31
China mil 9.93 9.95 9.97 9.99 10.00
Dem. Republic of the Congo mil 1.04 1.06 1.09 1.11 1.14
Ethiopia mil 0.710 0.729 0.747 0.766 0.784
Germany mil 0.915 0.910 0.904 0.898 0.892
India mil 9.88 9.97 10.1 10.1 10.2
Indonesia mil 1.55 1.57 1.58 1.59 1.60
Japan mil 1.27 1.27 1.26 1.25 1.23
Nigeria mil 2.28 2.35 2.41 2.47 2.54
Pakistan mil 1.26 1.27 1.29 1.30 1.32
Russia mil 1.87 1.91 1.97 2.03 2.09
South Africa mil 0.684 0.685 0.685 0.686 0.686
USA mil 2.98 2.93 2.88 2.82 2.77
Ukraine mil 0.657 0.672 0.686 0.700 0.713