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AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Mozambique
19.07
1
2. Comoros
16.92
2
3. Burundi
16.85
3
4. Somalia
13.09
4
5. Tanzania
12.78
5
6. Uganda
12.77
6
7. South Sudan
12.68
7
8. DR Congo
12.35
8
9. Angola
12.24
9
10. Equ. Guinea
11.91
10
11. Zambia
11.19
12
12. Sudan
10.44
13
13. Zimbabwe
10.27
15
14. Djibouti
10.18
17
15. Kenya
9.82
19
16. Sierra Leone
9.78
20
17. Eritrea
9.33
21
18. Malawi
9.23
22
19. Central Africa
7.99
30
20. Cote d Ivoire
7.91
31
21. Madagascar
7.74
33
22. Rwanda
7.08
37
23. Congo
7.02
38
24. Gambia
6.89
40
Region Rank Rate World Rank
25. Nigeria
6.79
42
26. Lesotho
6.39
45
27. Guinea-Bissau
6.24
47
28. Cameroon
6.20
48
29. Guinea
6.04
49
30. Togo
5.80
51
31. Burkina Faso
5.75
52
32. Mali
5.74
53
33. Gabon
5.52
60
34. Benin
5.52
60
35. Ethiopia
5.42
62
36. Chad
5.22
65
37. Swaziland
4.98
69
38. Ghana
4.80
72
39. Niger
4.59
77
40. Liberia
4.35
79
41. South Africa
4.00
81
42. Mauritius
3.76
84
43. Senegal
3.74
85
44. Mauritania
2.99
96
45. Botswana
2.36
109
46. Namibia
2.36
110
47. Cape Verde
1.21
142
Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.