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Number of female deaths

(thousand cases)

China is the top country by number of female deaths in the world. As of 2015, number of female deaths in China was 21,985.34 thousand cases that accounts for 17.12 % of the world's number of female deaths. The top 5 countries (others are India, the United States of America, Nigeria, and Russian Federation) account for 46.64 % of it. The world's total number of female deaths was estimated at 128,427.91 thousand cases in 2015.

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What is number of female deaths?

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.