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AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Uganda
158.91
11
2. Malawi
156.90
13
3. South Africa
152.09
17
4. Rwanda
149.02
22
5. Kenya
149.01
23
6. Mozambique
146.70
26
7. Seychelles
138.15
32
8. Burundi
133.56
41
9. Madagascar
129.30
47
10. Sao Tome
126.58
51
11. South Sudan
123.38
55
12. Somalia
118.23
68
13. Zimbabwe
117.18
72
14. Zambia
112.19
83
15. DR Congo
107.77
96
16. Tanzania
107.61
99
17. Eritrea
106.23
103
18. Swaziland
98.24
118
19. Comoros
96.37
122
20. Nigeria
95.59
125
21. Lesotho
95.19
126
22. Cote d Ivoire
95.00
127
23. Ethiopia
92.21
131
24. Togo
91.93
132
25. Mali
91.76
133
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Burkina Faso
88.27
138
27. Chad
84.59
141
28. Cameroon
82.80
145
29. Central Africa
82.66
146
30. Angola
82.46
147
31. Djibouti
82.15
148
32. Liberia
81.14
150
33. Guinea
80.65
151
34. Sudan
80.50
152
35. Ghana
79.30
153
36. Mauritius
78.91
154
37. Sierra Leone
76.06
157
38. Senegal
74.43
158
39. Botswana
72.93
161
40. Equ. Guinea
72.91
162
41. Guinea-Bissau
71.41
165
42. Congo
70.74
168
43. Namibia
69.06
170
44. Benin
68.91
171
45. Mauritania
67.30
172
46. Cape Verde
66.59
173
47. Gabon
62.69
176
48. Gambia
58.92
180
49. Niger
55.17
181
ICD-10 CODES: C00-C97
Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.