Lesotho is the top country by female adult mortality rate in the world. As of 2016, female adult mortality rate in Lesotho was 462.8 deaths per 1,000 female adults that accounts for 2.11 % of the world's female adult mortality rate. The top 5 countries (others are Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, and Swaziland) account for 8.93 % of it. The world's total female adult mortality rate was estimated at 21,935.2 deaths per 1,000 female adults in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages.