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AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. South Africa
8.36
2
2. Lesotho
4.95
9
3. Swaziland
4.65
12
4. Burundi
4.04
14
5. Botswana
3.91
17
6. Zambia
3.84
18
7. South Sudan
3.73
20
8. Somalia
3.71
22
9. Namibia
3.62
23
10. Mozambique
3.32
29
11. Eritrea
2.68
36
12. Comoros
2.68
37
13. Djibouti
2.59
39
14. Sudan
2.48
41
15. Kenya
2.12
54
16. Malawi
1.89
58
17. Mauritius
1.43
68
18. Nigeria
1.37
73
19. Madagascar
1.36
74
20. Equ. Guinea
1.28
79
21. Ghana
0.85
98
22. DR Congo
0.77
99
23. Rwanda
0.76
102
24. Angola
0.62
112
Region Rank Rate World Rank
25. Uganda
0.60
115
26. Central Africa
0.59
118
27. Ethiopia
0.58
119
28. Congo
0.44
126
29. Zimbabwe
0.37
133
30. Tanzania
0.29
138
31. Chad
0.25
141
32. Cote d Ivoire
0.25
142
33. Guinea
0.23
144
34. Mali
0.23
146
35. Benin
0.23
146
36. Cameroon
0.21
147
37. Guinea-Bissau
0.19
149
38. Burkina Faso
0.19
150
39. Niger
0.17
152
40. Liberia
0.15
154
41. Togo
0.14
155
42. Gabon
0.14
157
43. Gambia
0.14
157
44. Mauritania
0.08
158
45. Senegal
0.02
163
46. Cape Verde
0.00
172
47. Sierra Leone
0.00
172
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.