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Drownings
SOUTH AMERICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Guyana
15.23
4
2. Belize
9.93
23
3. Bolivia
8.03
34
4. Suriname
5.84
63
5. El Salvador
5.09
73
6. Nicaragua
4.20
86
7. Panama
4.19
87
8. Paraguay
4.14
89
9. Peru
4.08
90
10. Ecuador
3.30
101
Region Rank Rate World Rank
11. Brazil
2.85
106
12. Costa Rica
2.60
109
13. Colombia
2.45
112
14. Guatemala
2.41
114
15. Uruguay
2.27
120
16. Argentina
2.09
123
17. Chile
1.86
132
18. Venezuela
1.68
134
19. Honduras
1.43
139
ICD-10 CODES: W65-W74
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.