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AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Sierra Leone
22.90
1
2. Nigeria
21.18
2
3. Burkina Faso
20.68
4
4. Burundi
20.28
5
5. Gambia
20.11
6
6. Rwanda
19.81
7
7. Cote d Ivoire
19.16
8
8. Ghana
17.75
11
9. Chad
16.87
12
10. Malawi
16.50
13
11. Cameroon
16.25
14
12. Uganda
15.05
15
13. Comoros
14.79
16
14. Ethiopia
14.65
17
15. Benin
14.40
18
16. Mali
14.30
19
17. Togo
13.98
21
18. Kenya
13.66
23
19. Guinea-Bissau
13.34
25
20. Mauritania
13.14
26
21. Sao Tome
13.09
27
22. South Sudan
13.04
28
23. Eritrea
13.02
29
24. Liberia
12.64
30
25. Niger
12.60
31
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Mozambique
12.44
32
27. Djibouti
12.41
33
28. Somalia
12.12
34
29. Senegal
12.09
35
30. Tanzania
12.03
36
31. Guinea
11.35
40
32. Zambia
10.79
42
33. Equ. Guinea
9.46
50
34. Angola
9.09
52
35. Madagascar
8.48
54
36. Sudan
7.74
59
37. Seychelles
6.68
72
38. Gabon
6.04
78
39. Central Africa
6.02
80
40. DR Congo
5.26
90
41. Zimbabwe
5.17
94
42. Congo
4.78
100
43. Cape Verde
3.20
133
44. South Africa
3.09
137
45. Lesotho
3.09
138
46. Botswana
2.99
142
47. Namibia
2.87
144
48. Swaziland
2.70
149
49. Mauritius
2.22
164
ICD-10 CODES: W00-W19
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.