* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Death rate - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 7.73 deaths per 1000 people.The highest value was in Bulgaria: 15.5 deaths per 1000 people and the lowest value was in Qatar: 1.56 deaths per 1000 people. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Death rate, per 1000 people, 2017
(deaths per 1000 people, Source: The World Bank, TheGlobalEconomy.com)



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.
Death rate in the European union
Death rate in Europe
Death rate in Asia
Death rate in Africa
Death rate in North America
Death rate in South America
Death rate in Australia
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