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Lesotho is the top country by male adult mortality rate in the world. As of 2017, male adult mortality rate in Lesotho was 548.6 deaths per 1,000 male adults that accounts for 1.72 % of the world's male adult mortality rate. The top 5 countries (others are Swaziland, Côte d'Ivoire, Central African Republic, and Sierra Leone) account for 7.02 % of it. The world's total male adult mortality rate was estimated at 31,904.4 deaths per 1,000 male adults in 2017.The description is composed by our digital data assistant.
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.