WORLD POISON REPORT!

Unintentional Poising is the leading cause of death in the US between ages 35-44...A growing percentage of these deaths are related to prescription drug overdose. In lesser developed countries contaminated water and wildlife are huge factors and deaths to fish and wildlife remain largely unknown. Add colors to review. Death rates by region are below the Map:


 
 
 
 
 

 
1SIERRA LEONE4.8
2BURUNDI4.7
3ANGOLA4.6
4CENTRAL AFRICA4.5
5CHAD4.4
6BOLIVIA4.4
7COTE D IVOIRE4.2
8ERITREA4.1
9SOUTH SUDAN4.0
10COMOROS3.8
11SUDAN3.5
12BURKINA FASO3.2
13DJIBOUTI3.1
14MOZAMBIQUE3.1
15MALI3.0
16BENIN3.0
17RWANDA3.0
18DR CONGO3.0
19NIGER2.9
20UGANDA2.9
21NIGERIA2.9
22KAZAKHSTAN2.9
23GUINEA2.8
24BELARUS2.8
25SWAZILAND2.8
26CAMEROON2.8
27SOMALIA2.8
28EQU. GUINEA2.7
29GAMBIA2.7
30LESOTHO2.7
31HAITI2.7
32YEMEN2.7
33MALAWI2.7
34GUINEA-BISSAU2.7
35TOGO2.6
36ETHIOPIA2.5
37ZAMBIA2.4
38MONGOLIA2.4
39TANZANIA2.3
40KENYA2.3
41MAURITANIA2.3
42MADAGASCAR2.3
43UKRAINE2.3
44NORTH KOREA2.2
45TAJIKISTAN2.1
46LIBERIA2.1
47INDIA2.1
48NEW GUINEA2.0
49SENEGAL2.0
50RUSSIA1.9
51ZIMBABWE1.8
52MYANMAR1.8
53GHANA1.8
54KIRIBATI1.8
55NAMIBIA1.8
56CONGO1.7
57TONGA1.6
58IRAN1.5
59UZBEKISTAN1.5
60BOTSWANA1.5
61AFGHANISTAN1.5
62CHINA1.5
63GABON1.4
64GUATEMALA1.4
65BOSNIA/HERZEG.1.4
66PAKISTAN1.3
67SOLOMON ISL.1.3
68MOLDOVA1.3
69SAO TOME1.3
70SOUTH AFRICA1.3
71TURKMENISTAN1.2
72LAOS1.2
73PERU1.1
74GUYANA1.1
75MICRONESIA1.1
76UNITED STATES1.1
77LATVIA1.1
78SAUDI ARABIA1.1
79ALGERIA1.1
80KYRGYZSTAN1.1
81BELIZE1.0
82VIET NAM0.9
83BHUTAN0.9
84VANUATU0.9
85CAMBODIA0.9
86SYRIA0.9
87LITHUANIA0.9
88GRENADA0.9
89LIBYA0.9
90TIMOR-LESTE0.9
91ECUADOR0.8
92MALDIVES0.8
93HONDURAS0.8
94ARGENTINA0.8
95NORWAY0.8
96JORDAN0.7
97SAMOA0.7
98GEORGIA0.7
99SURINAME0.7
100ESTONIA0.7
101MOROCCO0.7
102AZERBAIJAN0.7
103NEPAL0.7
104CAPE VERDE0.7
105TUNISIA0.6
106MALAYSIA0.6
107PANAMA0.6
108NICARAGUA0.6
109EGYPT0.6
110ANTIGUA/BAR.0.6
111BULGARIA0.6
112URUGUAY0.6
113MONTENEGRO0.6
114ARMENIA0.6
115ROMANIA0.6
116ICELAND0.5
117FIJI0.5
118SEYCHELLES0.5
119TURKEY0.5
120SAINT VINCENT0.5
121INDONESIA0.5
122PARAGUAY0.5
123MEXICO0.5
124SWEDEN0.5
125CANADA0.5
126IRAQ0.5
127THAILAND0.5
128JAMAICA0.5
129FRANCE0.4
130LEBANON0.4
131FINLAND0.4
132SLOVAKIA0.4
133SOUTH KOREA0.4
134TRINIDAD/TOB.0.4
135SRI LANKA0.4
136AUSTRALIA0.4
137COSTA RICA0.4
138EL SALVADOR0.4
139CZECH REPUBLIC0.4
140ARAB EMIRATES0.4
141DOMINICAN REP.0.4
142DENMARK0.4
143IRELAND0.4
144UNITED KINGDOM0.4
145BAHAMAS0.3
146BELGIUM0.3
147MACEDONIA0.3
148BANGLADESH0.3
149BAHRAIN0.3
150COLOMBIA0.3
151SERBIA0.3
152SAINT LUCIA0.3
153BARBADOS0.3
154JAPAN0.3
155VENEZUELA0.3
156KUWAIT0.3
157QATAR0.3
158SLOVENIA0.3
159NEW ZEALAND0.3
160CHILE0.3
161POLAND0.3
162PHILIPPINES0.3
163ALBANIA0.3
164ITALY0.3
165AUSTRIA0.3
166BRUNEI0.3
167CUBA0.2
168HUNGARY0.2
169GREECE0.2
170CYPRUS0.2
171BRAZIL0.2
172ISRAEL0.2
173PORTUGAL0.2
174SPAIN0.2
175CROATIA0.2
176LUXEMBOURG0.2
177OMAN0.2
178MALTA0.2
179NETHERLANDS0.1
180SWITZERLAND0.1
181GERMANY0.1
182MAURITIUS0.1
183SINGAPORE0.1
World Unintentional Poisoning
Age adjusted death rate

POISONINGS
Africa

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Sierra Leone
4.78
1
2. Burundi
4.74
2
3. Angola
4.57
3
4. Central Africa
4.53
4
5. Chad
4.40
5
6. Cote d Ivoire
4.15
7
7. Eritrea
4.06
8
8. South Sudan
3.98
9
9. Comoros
3.77
10
10. Sudan
3.48
11
11. Burkina Faso
3.20
12
12. Djibouti
3.11
13
13. Mozambique
3.11
14
14. Mali
3.03
15
15. Benin
3.01
16
16. Rwanda
2.97
17
17. DR Congo
2.97
18
18. Niger
2.93
19
19. Uganda
2.91
20
20. Nigeria
2.89
21
21. Guinea
2.84
23
22. Swaziland
2.81
25
23. Cameroon
2.81
26
24. Somalia
2.76
27
25. Equ. Guinea
2.75
28
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Gambia
2.73
29
27. Lesotho
2.72
30
28. Malawi
2.66
33
29. Guinea-Bissau
2.65
34
30. Togo
2.59
35
31. Ethiopia
2.51
36
32. Zambia
2.41
37
33. Tanzania
2.35
39
34. Kenya
2.34
40
35. Mauritania
2.33
41
36. Madagascar
2.32
42
37. Liberia
2.09
46
38. Senegal
2.00
49
39. Zimbabwe
1.85
51
40. Ghana
1.81
53
41. Namibia
1.75
55
42. Congo
1.66
56
43. Botswana
1.53
60
44. Gabon
1.45
63
45. Sao Tome
1.28
69
46. South Africa
1.27
70
47. Cape Verde
0.67
104
48. Seychelles
0.53
118
49. Mauritius
0.11
182
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
Asia

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Kazakhstan
2.85
22
2. Mongolia
2.37
38
3. North Korea
2.20
44
4. Tajikistan
2.10
45
5. India
2.06
47
6. Russia
1.88
50
7. Myanmar
1.84
52
8. Uzbekistan
1.54
59
9. Afghanistan
1.50
61
10. China
1.46
62
11. Pakistan
1.33
66
12. Turkmenistan
1.25
71
13. Laos
1.24
72
14. Kyrgyzstan
1.05
80
15. Viet Nam
0.95
82
16. Bhutan
0.94
83
17. Cambodia
0.92
85
Region Rank Rate World Rank
18. Timor-Leste
0.85
90
19. Maldives
0.78
92
20. Georgia
0.73
98
21. Azerbaijan
0.69
102
22. Nepal
0.68
103
23. Malaysia
0.63
106
24. Armenia
0.58
114
25. Indonesia
0.49
121
26. Thailand
0.45
127
27. South Korea
0.41
133
28. Sri Lanka
0.39
135
29. Bangladesh
0.33
148
30. Japan
0.32
154
31. Philippines
0.27
162
32. Brunei
0.25
166
33. Singapore
0.11
183
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
Europe

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Belarus
2.81
24
2. Ukraine
2.29
43
3. Bosnia/Herzeg.
1.41
65
4. Moldova
1.29
68
5. Latvia
1.06
77
6. Lithuania
0.90
87
7. Norway
0.75
95
8. Estonia
0.70
100
9. Bulgaria
0.59
111
10. Montenegro
0.58
113
11. Romania
0.57
115
12. Iceland
0.54
116
13. Sweden
0.47
124
14. France
0.45
129
15. Finland
0.43
131
16. Slovakia
0.42
132
17. Czech Republic
0.37
139
18. Denmark
0.36
142
19. Ireland
0.36
143
20. United Kingdom
0.35
144
Region Rank Rate World Rank
21. Belgium
0.34
146
22. Macedonia
0.34
147
23. Serbia
0.33
151
24. Slovenia
0.29
158
25. Poland
0.28
161
26. Albania
0.26
163
27. Italy
0.26
164
28. Austria
0.25
165
29. Hungary
0.24
168
30. Greece
0.24
169
31. Cyprus
0.23
170
32. Portugal
0.22
173
33. Spain
0.22
174
34. Croatia
0.21
175
35. Luxembourg
0.20
176
36. Malta
0.15
178
37. Netherlands
0.14
179
38. Switzerland
0.14
180
39. Germany
0.12
181
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
Middle East

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Yemen
2.68
32
2. Iran
1.55
58
3. Saudi Arabia
1.06
78
4. Algeria
1.05
79
5. Syria
0.92
86
6. Libya
0.87
89
7. Jordan
0.75
96
8. Morocco
0.70
101
9. Tunisia
0.63
105
10. Egypt
0.60
109
Region Rank Rate World Rank
11. Turkey
0.52
119
12. Iraq
0.45
126
13. Lebanon
0.43
130
14. Arab Emirates
0.37
140
15. Bahrain
0.33
149
16. Kuwait
0.30
156
17. Qatar
0.30
157
18. Israel
0.22
172
19. Oman
0.17
177
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
North America

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Haiti
2.69
31
2. United States
1.10
76
3. Grenada
0.88
88
4. Antigua/Bar.
0.60
110
5. Saint Vincent
0.51
120
6. Mexico
0.47
123
7. Canada
0.47
125
Region Rank Rate World Rank
8. Jamaica
0.45
128
9. Trinidad/Tob.
0.41
134
10. Dominican Rep.
0.36
141
11. Bahamas
0.34
145
12. Saint Lucia
0.33
152
13. Barbados
0.32
153
14. Cuba
0.25
167
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
Oceania

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. New Guinea
2.02
48
2. Kiribati
1.76
54
3. Tonga
1.58
57
4. Solomon Isl.
1.32
67
5. Micronesia
1.10
75
Region Rank Rate World Rank
6. Vanuatu
0.94
84
7. Samoa
0.74
97
8. Fiji
0.53
117
9. Australia
0.38
136
10. New Zealand
0.29
159
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
South America

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Bolivia
4.37
6
2. Guatemala
1.41
64
3. Peru
1.14
73
4. Guyana
1.11
74
5. Belize
0.96
81
6. Ecuador
0.81
91
7. Honduras
0.77
93
8. Argentina
0.76
94
9. Suriname
0.71
99
10. Panama
0.63
107
Region Rank Rate World Rank
11. Nicaragua
0.62
108
12. Uruguay
0.58
112
13. Paraguay
0.48
122
14. Costa Rica
0.38
137
15. El Salvador
0.38
138
16. Colombia
0.33
150
17. Venezuela
0.31
155
18. Chile
0.28
160
19. Brazil
0.22
171
 
 
 
 
ICD-10 CODES: X40, X43, X46-X48, X49
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.