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AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Nigeria
6.44
8
2. Seychelles
6.20
9
3. Cote d Ivoire
5.30
11
4. Cameroon
5.05
12
5. Sierra Leone
3.97
16
6. Chad
3.62
22
7. Ghana
3.44
25
8. Togo
3.37
26
9. Gambia
3.35
28
10. Mauritania
3.21
31
11. Benin
2.92
33
12. Liberia
2.76
36
13. Zimbabwe
2.70
37
14. Guinea
2.69
38
15. Burkina Faso
2.56
40
16. Equ. Guinea
2.55
41
17. Cape Verde
2.41
43
18. Mali
2.40
44
19. Swaziland
2.36
45
20. Guinea-Bissau
2.20
49
21. Senegal
2.17
51
22. Angola
1.75
64
23. South Africa
1.61
68
24. Lesotho
1.61
69
25. Namibia
1.53
76
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Niger
1.48
78
27. Botswana
1.42
83
28. Gabon
1.37
87
29. Congo
1.35
88
30. Sudan
1.13
97
31. Central Africa
1.00
109
32. DR Congo
0.91
114
33. Mauritius
0.81
126
34. Ethiopia
0.74
136
35. Sao Tome
0.65
140
36. Tanzania
0.57
149
37. Djibouti
0.48
153
38. Rwanda
0.43
158
39. Comoros
0.41
159
40. Zambia
0.40
161
41. Mozambique
0.38
165
42. Uganda
0.35
167
43. Burundi
0.35
168
44. Eritrea
0.26
172
45. Kenya
0.26
173
46. Malawi
0.21
179
47. South Sudan
0.21
180
48. Madagascar
0.21
181
49. Somalia
0.19
182
ICD-10 CODES: F11-F16, F18-F19, X41-X42, X44
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.