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AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. South Africa
14.65
12
2. Swaziland
14.48
13
3. Lesotho
12.79
19
4. Ghana
11.61
21
5. Botswana
11.22
24
6. Equ. Guinea
10.71
32
7. Namibia
10.70
33
8. Angola
10.60
34
9. Zimbabwe
9.46
38
10. Sudan
9.19
40
11. Burkina Faso
9.07
41
12. Cote d Ivoire
8.09
52
13. Central Africa
7.85
54
14. Gabon
7.62
56
15. Madagascar
7.57
57
16. Comoros
7.38
60
17. Sierra Leone
7.29
62
18. Djibouti
7.13
65
19. Cameroon
6.72
71
20. Congo
6.63
73
21. Nigeria
6.49
74
22. Eritrea
6.44
75
23. Mozambique
5.94
79
24. Uganda
5.93
80
25. Burundi
5.92
81
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Chad
5.88
82
27. DR Congo
5.80
85
28. Mali
5.77
86
29. Gambia
5.72
88
30. Benin
5.68
89
31. Rwanda
5.59
92
32. South Sudan
5.52
94
33. Togo
5.52
95
34. Tanzania
5.49
96
35. Sao Tome
5.30
100
36. Ethiopia
5.22
101
37. Somalia
4.99
106
38. Mauritius
4.90
108
39. Mauritania
4.86
110
40. Malawi
4.75
114
41. Zambia
4.71
116
42. Guinea-Bissau
4.69
117
43. Guinea
4.46
122
44. Senegal
4.40
123
45. Kenya
4.32
129
46. Liberia
4.17
132
47. Seychelles
3.82
138
48. Niger
3.75
143
49. Cape Verde
3.46
149
ICD-10 CODES: I30-I33, I38, I40, I42
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.