WORLD POISON REPORT!

Worldwide unintentional Poising caused 193,000 deaths. It 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. WHO 2014 data is used. Add colors to review. Death rates by region are below the Map:


 
 
 
 
 

 
1BHUTAN36.5
2NEW GUINEA16.4
3SOMALIA9.6
4MOZAMBIQUE9.2
5ZAMBIA8.3
6AFGHANISTAN8.2
7TANZANIA8.1
8SOUTH SUDAN7.1
9BURUNDI7.0
10NEPAL6.8
11SOLOMON ISL.6.7
12BANGLADESH6.5
13KAZAKHSTAN6.4
14PAKISTAN6.1
15SUDAN6.0
16DR CONGO6.0
17UGANDA6.0
18ERITREA5.9
19BOSNIA/HERZEG.5.9
20FIJI5.5
21RUSSIA5.3
22SIERRA LEONE5.3
23ANGOLA5.1
24CENTRAL AFRICA5.1
25YEMEN5.0
26UKRAINE4.7
27EQU. GUINEA4.5
28MOLDOVA4.5
29LITHUANIA4.3
30MADAGASCAR4.3
31CHAD4.2
32MONGOLIA4.1
33UNITED STATES4.1
34COMOROS4.0
35ETHIOPIA4.0
36ZIMBABWE3.8
37DJIBOUTI3.8
38KENYA3.7
39MALAWI3.7
40MALI3.6
41RWANDA3.5
42INDIA3.5
43BELARUS3.4
44NIGER3.3
45NORTH KOREA3.2
46KYRGYZSTAN3.1
47BOTSWANA3.0
48COTE D IVOIRE3.0
49GUINEA3.0
50CONGO2.9
51GUINEA-BISSAU2.8
52CHINA2.8
53IRAN2.8
54TOGO2.6
55BURKINA FASO2.6
56LESOTHO2.5
57CAMEROON2.5
58SWAZILAND2.5
59EGYPT2.4
60SOUTH AFRICA2.3
61NIGERIA2.3
62BENIN2.1
63GHANA2.1
64TURKMENISTAN2.0
65ROMANIA1.9
66LIBERIA1.8
67LIBYA1.8
68CANADA1.8
69LATVIA1.8
70BOLIVIA1.7
71JORDAN1.7
72MAURITANIA1.7
73GABON1.6
74GAMBIA1.6
75HAITI1.6
76SENEGAL1.6
77TAJIKISTAN1.5
78ALBANIA1.4
79GUATEMALA1.4
80POLAND1.4
81NAMIBIA1.3
82ALGERIA1.3
83IRELAND1.3
84BRUNEI1.2
85MOROCCO1.2
86FRANCE1.2
87TIMOR-LESTE1.2
88TUNISIA1.2
89FINLAND1.2
90SAUDI ARABIA1.2
91UZBEKISTAN1.2
92MYANMAR1.2
93AUSTRALIA1.2
94INDONESIA1.1
95CUBA1.1
96JAMAICA1.0
97SWITZERLAND1.0
98IRAQ1.0
99ARAB EMIRATES1.0
100QATAR1.0
101CAMBODIA1.0
102LAOS1.0
103GEORGIA1.0
104AZERBAIJAN0.9
105BAHAMAS0.9
106VIET NAM0.9
107BULGARIA0.9
108UNITED KINGDOM0.9
109BELGIUM0.9
110CZECH REPUBLIC0.8
111NORWAY0.8
112MEXICO0.8
113ARGENTINA0.8
114DENMARK0.8
115SWEDEN0.8
116URUGUAY0.8
117MONTENEGRO0.8
118LUXEMBOURG0.8
119MALAYSIA0.8
120SYRIA0.8
121ESTONIA0.7
122PERU0.7
123KUWAIT0.7
124ECUADOR0.7
125LEBANON0.7
126TURKEY0.7
127SLOVENIA0.7
128GREECE0.6
129HUNGARY0.6
130PANAMA0.6
131SPAIN0.6
132SLOVAKIA0.6
133GUYANA0.6
134SURINAME0.6
135VENEZUELA0.6
136CROATIA0.6
137BAHRAIN0.6
138NICARAGUA0.6
139BARBADOS0.6
140CHILE0.5
141JAPAN0.5
142EL SALVADOR0.5
143OMAN0.5
144ICELAND0.5
145SOUTH KOREA0.5
146MACEDONIA0.4
147SRI LANKA0.4
148DOMINICAN REP.0.4
149SERBIA0.4
150HONDURAS0.4
151NEW ZEALAND0.4
152ARMENIA0.4
153PARAGUAY0.4
154BELIZE0.4
155ITALY0.4
156CYPRUS0.4
157COLOMBIA0.3
158COSTA RICA0.3
159AUSTRIA0.3
160TRINIDAD/TOB.0.3
161PORTUGAL0.3
162CAPE VERDE0.2
163GERMANY0.2
164PHILIPPINES0.2
165MALTA0.2
166MAURITIUS0.2
167NETHERLANDS0.2
168THAILAND0.1
169SINGAPORE0.1
170BRAZIL0.1
171ISRAEL0.1
172MALDIVES0.0
World Unintentional Poisoning
Age adjusted death rate

POISONINGS
Africa

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Somalia
9.59
3
2. Mozambique
9.18
4
3. Zambia
8.34
5
4. Tanzania
8.11
7
5. South Sudan
7.06
8
6. Burundi
6.99
9
7. Sudan
6.01
15
8. DR Congo
6.00
16
9. Uganda
5.98
17
10. Eritrea
5.89
18
11. Sierra Leone
5.27
22
12. Angola
5.07
23
13. Central Africa
5.06
24
14. Equ. Guinea
4.49
27
15. Madagascar
4.28
30
16. Chad
4.23
31
17. Comoros
4.02
34
18. Ethiopia
3.98
35
19. Zimbabwe
3.80
36
20. Djibouti
3.76
37
21. Kenya
3.73
38
22. Malawi
3.65
39
23. Mali
3.62
40
24. Rwanda
3.47
41
Region Rank Rate World Rank
25. Niger
3.25
44
26. Botswana
3.05
47
27. Cote d Ivoire
3.04
48
28. Guinea
2.99
49
29. Congo
2.91
50
30. Guinea-Bissau
2.77
51
31. Togo
2.64
54
32. Burkina Faso
2.60
55
33. Lesotho
2.51
56
34. Cameroon
2.51
57
35. Swaziland
2.46
58
36. South Africa
2.32
60
37. Nigeria
2.28
61
38. Benin
2.13
62
39. Ghana
2.08
63
40. Liberia
1.81
66
41. Mauritania
1.67
72
42. Gabon
1.61
73
43. Gambia
1.60
74
44. Senegal
1.57
76
45. Namibia
1.33
81
46. Cape Verde
0.25
162
47. Mauritius
0.21
166
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
Asia

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Bhutan
36.54
1
2. Afghanistan
8.21
6
3. Nepal
6.76
10
4. Bangladesh
6.48
12
5. Kazakhstan
6.44
13
6. Pakistan
6.10
14
7. Russia
5.34
21
8. Mongolia
4.06
32
9. India
3.47
42
10. North Korea
3.17
45
11. Kyrgyzstan
3.09
46
12. China
2.77
52
13. Turkmenistan
1.96
64
14. Tajikistan
1.54
77
15. Brunei
1.23
84
16. Timor-Leste
1.21
87
17. Uzbekistan
1.17
91
Region Rank Rate World Rank
18. Myanmar
1.17
92
19. Indonesia
1.14
94
20. Cambodia
1.03
101
21. Laos
0.98
102
22. Georgia
0.95
103
23. Azerbaijan
0.95
104
24. Viet Nam
0.93
106
25. Malaysia
0.76
119
26. Japan
0.54
141
27. South Korea
0.47
145
28. Sri Lanka
0.44
147
29. Armenia
0.38
152
30. Philippines
0.23
164
31. Thailand
0.14
168
32. Singapore
0.13
169
33. Maldives
0.00
172
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
Europe

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Bosnia/Herzeg.
5.88
19
2. Ukraine
4.70
26
3. Moldova
4.48
28
4. Lithuania
4.33
29
5. Belarus
3.40
43
6. Romania
1.86
65
7. Latvia
1.77
69
8. Albania
1.41
78
9. Poland
1.37
80
10. Ireland
1.31
83
11. France
1.23
86
12. Finland
1.21
89
13. Switzerland
1.04
97
14. Bulgaria
0.92
107
15. United Kingdom
0.91
108
16. Belgium
0.85
109
17. Czech Republic
0.85
110
18. Norway
0.84
111
19. Denmark
0.82
114
20. Sweden
0.80
115
Region Rank Rate World Rank
21. Montenegro
0.78
117
22. Luxembourg
0.77
118
23. Estonia
0.74
121
24. Slovenia
0.68
127
25. Greece
0.62
128
26. Hungary
0.62
129
27. Spain
0.61
131
28. Slovakia
0.61
132
29. Croatia
0.59
136
30. Iceland
0.48
144
31. Macedonia
0.45
146
32. Serbia
0.42
149
33. Italy
0.37
155
34. Cyprus
0.37
156
35. Austria
0.28
159
36. Portugal
0.25
161
37. Germany
0.23
163
38. Malta
0.21
165
39. Netherlands
0.16
167
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
Middle East

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Yemen
5.02
25
2. Iran
2.76
53
3. Egypt
2.43
59
4. Libya
1.79
67
5. Jordan
1.69
71
6. Algeria
1.32
82
7. Morocco
1.23
85
8. Tunisia
1.21
88
9. Saudi Arabia
1.18
90
10. Iraq
1.04
98
Region Rank Rate World Rank
11. Arab Emirates
1.04
99
12. Qatar
1.03
101
13. Syria
0.75
120
14. Kuwait
0.69
124
15. Lebanon
0.69
125
16. Turkey
0.68
126
17. Bahrain
0.58
137
18. Oman
0.51
143
19. Israel
0.09
171
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
North America

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. United States
4.06
33
2. Canada
1.77
68
3. Haiti
1.60
75
4. Cuba
1.07
95
5. Jamaica
1.04
96
Region Rank Rate World Rank
6. Bahamas
0.94
105
7. Mexico
0.84
112
8. Barbados
0.56
139
9. Dominican Rep.
0.43
148
10. Trinidad/Tob.
0.27
160
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
Oceania

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. New Guinea
16.36
2
2. Solomon Isl.
6.74
11
3. Fiji
5.50
20
Region Rank Rate World Rank
4. Australia
1.16
93
5. New Zealand
0.39
151
 
 
 
 

POISONINGS
South America

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Bolivia
1.71
70
2. Guatemala
1.38
79
3. Argentina
0.84
113
4. Uruguay
0.78
116
5. Peru
0.71
122
6. Ecuador
0.69
124
7. Panama
0.62
130
8. Guyana
0.60
133
9. Suriname
0.60
134
10. Venezuela
0.59
135
Region Rank Rate World Rank
11. Nicaragua
0.58
138
12. Chile
0.54
140
13. El Salvador
0.53
142
14. Honduras
0.40
150
15. Paraguay
0.38
153
16. Belize
0.37
154
17. Colombia
0.30
157
18. Costa Rica
0.30
158
19. Brazil
0.13
170
 
 
 
 
Data Source: WHO 2014