Burkina Faso: Death rate

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 Burkina Faso

Death rate, per 1000 people

 Latest value 8.96
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 people
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 17.64
 Min - Max 8.75 - 27.10
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 17.64 deaths per 1000 people with a minimum of 8.75 deaths per 1000 people in 2019 and a maximum of 27.1 deaths per 1000 people in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 8.96 deaths per 1000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 194 countries is 8.76 deaths per 1000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Burkina Faso - Death rate - Recent values chart

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Burkina Faso - Death rate - historical chart - 1960-2021

Definition: Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

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