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AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Angola
23.34
1
2. Equ. Guinea
15.40
3
3. Sierra Leone
14.78
5
4. Cote d Ivoire
14.57
6
5. Chad
14.12
7
6. Central Africa
12.79
9
7. Somalia
12.71
10
8. Seychelles
12.25
12
9. South Sudan
11.49
16
10. Burundi
11.42
17
11. Sudan
10.92
19
12. Mali
9.50
24
13. DR Congo
9.37
25
14. Guinea
8.84
27
15. Benin
8.72
28
16. Guinea-Bissau
8.71
29
17. Niger
8.26
30
18. Burkina Faso
8.09
33
19. Rwanda
7.96
35
20. Cameroon
7.87
36
21. Djibouti
7.80
38
22. Mozambique
7.80
39
23. Nigeria
7.43
41
24. Comoros
7.32
42
25. Uganda
7.13
44
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Togo
6.98
46
27. Gambia
6.88
48
28. Mauritania
6.29
54
29. Congo
6.22
56
30. Ethiopia
6.18
57
31. Eritrea
6.14
58
32. Zambia
6.11
59
33. Gabon
6.09
60
34. Swaziland
6.05
61
35. Tanzania
5.93
62
36. Senegal
5.63
65
37. Ghana
5.46
69
38. Kenya
5.22
71
39. Liberia
5.22
72
40. Cape Verde
4.78
78
41. Lesotho
4.44
81
42. Malawi
4.35
84
43. Namibia
4.33
85
44. Madagascar
3.95
92
45. Botswana
3.92
93
46. South Africa
3.49
97
47. Mauritius
3.08
102
48. Zimbabwe
2.80
107
49. Sao Tome
2.33
116
ICD-10 CODES: W65-W74
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.