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The mortality rate in the World

7.54 per 1,000 people in 2017

Between 1968 and 2017, mortality rate of World was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 12.46 per 1,000 people in 1968 to 7.54 per 1,000 people in 2017.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 7.54 -0.03 %
2016 7.54 -0.64 %
2015 7.59 -0.05 %
2014 7.60 -0.75 %
2013 7.65 -0.82 %
2012 7.72 -0.64 %
2011 7.77 -1.04 %
2010 7.85 -0.80 %
2009 7.91 -1.40 %
2008 8.02 -0.62 %
2007 8.07 -0.85 %
2006 8.14
Deaths 4,109,700 numbers in 2017 WB
Incidence 0.4 % in 2017 WB
Prevalence 7.5 % in 2017 WB
Macro Region
Africa 6 timeseries
Asia 5880 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 3980 timeseries
Europe 6 timeseries
Middle East 4217 timeseries
North America 8.4 per 1,000 people in 2017 WB
Oceania 1510 timeseries
South America 3375 timeseries
Southeast Asia 3082 timeseries
Country (per 1,000 people in 2017)

Bulgaria is the top country by mortality rate in the world. As of 2017, mortality rate in Bulgaria was 15.5 per 1,000 people. The top 5 countries also includes Latvia, Serbia, Lesotho, and Ukraine.

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Bulgaria 15.5 WB
Latvia 14.8 WB
Serbia 14.8 WB
Lesotho 14.66 WB
Ukraine 14.5 WB
Lithuania 14.2 WB
Hungary 13.5 WB
Romania 13.3 WB
Croatia 13 WB
Georgia 12.92 WB
Russian Federation 12.9 WB
Central African Republic 12.67 WB
Belarus 12.6 WB
Chad 12.31 WB
Nigeria 12.11 WB
Sierra Leone 12 WB
Estonia 11.8 WB
Greece 11.6 WB
Republic of Moldova 11.53 WB
Germany 11.3 WB
Somalia 11.06 WB
Japan 10.8 WB
Italy 10.7 WB
Poland 10.6 WB
Portugal 10.6 WB
Montenegro 10.59 WB
South Sudan 10.57 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 10.56 WB
Czech Republic 10.5 WB
Palau 10.3 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 10.26 WB
Mali 9.98 WB
North Macedonia 9.97 WB
Slovakia 9.9 WB
Slovenia 9.9 WB
Armenia 9.86 WB
Eswatini 9.84 WB
Guinea Bissau 9.81 WB
Finland 9.8 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 9.69 WB
Belgium 9.6 WB
Grenada 9.56 WB
Equatorial Guinea 9.54 WB
Cameroon 9.5 WB
Austria 9.5 WB
South Africa 9.5 WB
Uruguay 9.46 WB
United Kingdom 9.2 WB
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9.16 WB
Sweden 9.1 WB
Benin 9.03 WB
France 9 WB
Spain 9 WB
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 8.97 WB
Mozambique 8.96 WB
Barbados 8.94 WB
Puerto Rico 8.9 WB
Cuba 8.83 WB
Netherlands 8.8 WB
Guinea 8.72 WB
Haiti 8.64 WB
Togo 8.57 WB
Niger 8.53 WB
United States of America 8.5 WB
Angola 8.43 WB
Burkina Faso 8.34 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 8.26 WB
Namibia 8.23 WB
Myanmar 8.21 WB
Denmark 8.2 WB
Dominica 8.2 in 2014 WB
Fiji 8.18 WB
Burundi 8.11 WB
Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.1 in 2014 WB
Gambia 8.04 WB
Zimbabwe 8.04 WB
Mauritius 8 WB
Monaco 7.9 in 2016 WB
Switzerland 7.9 WB
Seychelles 7.8 WB
Liberia 7.73 WB
Albania 7.71 WB
Norway 7.7 WB
Argentina 7.62 WB
Malta 7.6 WB
San Marino 7.6 in 2016 WB
Thailand 7.56 WB
Jamaica 7.56 WB
Papua New Guinea 7.52 WB
Canada 7.5 WB
Ghana 7.41 WB
Guyana 7.37 WB
Mauritania 7.34 WB
Eritrea 7.33 WB
Comoros 7.3 WB
Djibouti 7.29 WB
Suriname 7.28 WB
Sudan 7.26 WB
India 7.21 WB
Tonga 7.19 WB
Saint Lucia 7.16 WB
Kazakhstan 7.15 WB
China 7.11 WB
Luxembourg 7.1 WB
Turkmenistan 7.06 WB
El Salvador 7.01 WB
Gabon 7 WB
Pakistan 6.99 WB
Cyprus 6.95 WB
New Zealand 6.95 WB
Congo 6.83 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 6.81 WB
Malawi 6.81 WB
Bolivia 6.8 WB
Uganda 6.77 WB
Bahamas 6.72 WB
Ethiopia 6.69 WB
Zambia 6.63 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 6.62 WB
Liechtenstein 6.6 WB
Afghanistan 6.58 WB
Sri Lanka 6.55 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 6.53 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 6.51 WB
Australia 6.5 WB
Iceland 6.5 WB
Indonesia 6.43 WB
Nepal 6.4 WB
Kiribati 6.4 WB
Brazil 6.38 WB
Antigua and Barbuda 6.32 WB
Hong Kong 6.3 WB
Ireland 6.3 WB
Mongolia 6.3 WB
Tunisia 6.27 WB
Viet Nam 6.25 WB
Bhutan 6.24 WB
Madagascar 6.19 WB
Dominican Republic 6.12 WB
Chile 6.08 WB
Timor-Leste 6.05 WB
Cambodia 6.02 WB
Yemen 5.98 WB
Mexico 5.93 WB
Egypt 5.86 WB
Senegal 5.85 WB
Philippines 5.84 WB
Botswana 5.83 WB
Azerbaijan 5.8 WB
Cabo Verde 5.68 WB
Republic of Korea 5.6 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 5.58 WB
Kenya 5.58 WB
Bangladesh 5.53 WB
Colombia 5.5 WB
Paraguay 5.47 WB
Peru 5.44 WB
Kyrgyzstan 5.4 WB
Turkey 5.39 WB
Vanuatu 5.33 WB
Rwanda 5.31 WB
Samoa 5.3 WB
Ecuador 5.1 WB
Israel 5.1 WB
Libya 5.1 WB
Morocco 5.07 WB
Nicaragua 5.05 WB
Panama 5.05 WB
Malaysia 5.01 WB
Costa Rica 5.01 WB
Singapore 5 WB
Uzbekistan 5 WB
Tajikistan 4.96 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 4.91 WB
Iran 4.84 WB
Iraq 4.83 WB
Guatemala 4.76 WB
Algeria 4.72 WB
Belize 4.68 WB
Honduras 4.43 WB
Brunei Darussalam 4.35 WB
Andorra 4.3 in 2016 WB
Solomon Islands 4.28 WB
Lebanon 4.26 WB
Macau 3.87 WB
Jordan 3.84 WB
Marshall Islands 3.7 in 2011 WB
Palestine 3.47 WB
Saudi Arabia 3.45 WB
Maldives 2.88 WB
Kuwait 2.6 WB
Oman 2.46 WB
Bahrain 2.37 WB
United Arab Emirates 1.43 WB
Qatar 1.17 WB
Nauru 8 timeseries
Tuvalu 8 timeseries
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