Puerto Rico: Death rate

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 Puerto Rico

Death rate, per 1000 people

 Latest value 9.6
 Reference 2020
 Measure deaths per 1000 people
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Puerto Rico from 1960 to 2020. The average value for Puerto Rico during that period was 7.34 deaths per 1000 people with a minimum of 6.3 deaths per 1000 people in 1967 and a maximum of 9.6 deaths per 1000 people in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 9.6 deaths per 1000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 192 countries is 7.83 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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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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