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AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Somalia
7.58
4
2. Djibouti
7.37
6
3. Sudan
5.97
12
4. Ethiopia
4.60
30
5. Zambia
4.42
31
6. Uganda
4.40
33
7. Comoros
4.33
34
8. Malawi
4.24
35
9. Chad
4.23
36
10. Guinea-Bissau
4.20
38
11. Cote d Ivoire
4.08
41
12. Mozambique
4.03
43
13. Swaziland
4.03
44
14. Nigeria
3.96
46
15. Togo
3.90
47
16. Angola
3.83
49
17. Equ. Guinea
3.81
50
18. Eritrea
3.74
51
19. Burundi
3.71
52
20. Central Africa
3.68
54
21. Benin
3.66
55
22. Cameroon
3.52
62
23. Mauritius
3.49
64
24. Rwanda
3.45
68
25. Namibia
3.38
69
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Gambia
3.37
70
27. Guinea
3.32
71
28. Botswana
3.25
72
29. Madagascar
3.23
73
30. Lesotho
3.13
74
31. Burkina Faso
3.11
75
32. Kenya
3.04
78
33. Liberia
3.04
79
34. Tanzania
2.98
80
35. DR Congo
2.90
85
36. Mauritania
2.72
90
37. Sierra Leone
2.69
91
38. South Africa
2.61
95
39. Gabon
2.51
99
40. Ghana
2.30
109
41. Senegal
2.29
110
42. Mali
2.04
114
43. Cape Verde
1.99
115
44. Congo
1.99
116
45. Niger
1.89
119
46. Sao Tome
1.51
135
47. Zimbabwe
1.17
155
48. Seychelles
0.56
168
49. South Sudan
0.00
183
ICD-10 CODES: D00-D48
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.