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Crude death rate

(deaths per thousand population)

Bulgaria is the top country by crude death rate in the world. As of 2018, crude death rate in Bulgaria was 15.29 deaths per thousand population that accounts for 1.06 % of the world's crude death rate. The top 5 countries (others are Latvia, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Russian Federation) account for 5.09 % of it. The world's total crude death rate was estimated at 1,438.86 deaths per thousand population in 2018.

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What is crude death rate?

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.