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AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Cote d Ivoire
26.68
6
2. Equ. Guinea
26.38
8
3. Angola
25.93
9
4. Sierra Leone
21.71
11
5. Central Africa
19.64
13
6. Swaziland
17.73
18
7. Zimbabwe
17.54
19
8. Cameroon
17.33
20
9. Burkina Faso
16.06
23
10. Togo
15.09
29
11. Nigeria
14.79
33
12. Benin
14.65
34
13. Chad
13.99
36
14. Lesotho
13.25
40
15. Eritrea
12.98
43
16. Burundi
12.74
46
17. Ethiopia
12.59
48
18. Mozambique
12.55
49
19. Gabon
12.51
51
20. Rwanda
12.37
53
21. Uganda
12.26
55
22. DR Congo
12.22
56
23. Botswana
12.22
57
24. South Africa
12.13
60
25. Comoros
12.10
61
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Congo
11.89
63
27. Cape Verde
11.65
67
28. Sudan
11.46
68
29. Senegal
11.42
69
30. Gambia
11.29
71
31. Guinea
11.20
72
32. Zambia
10.88
77
33. Tanzania
10.81
79
34. Djibouti
10.65
82
35. Malawi
10.37
85
36. Namibia
10.29
87
37. Kenya
10.28
88
38. Mali
10.14
89
39. Ghana
10.09
90
40. Liberia
9.93
93
41. Mauritania
9.53
96
42. South Sudan
9.45
99
43. Guinea-Bissau
9.31
103
44. Mauritius
8.81
110
45. Seychelles
8.68
112
46. Somalia
8.39
117
47. Niger
8.19
119
48. Madagascar
7.81
121
49. Sao Tome
2.67
176
ICD-10 CODES: X60-X84, Y870
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.