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Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Somalia
29.10
1
2. Central Africa
25.58
2
3. South Sudan
23.63
3
4. Chad
22.69
4
5. Nigeria
21.04
5
6. Guinea-Bissau
20.57
6
7. Equ. Guinea
19.94
7
8. Mali
18.86
9
9. Lesotho
18.54
11
10. Cote d Ivoire
18.53
12
11. Sierra Leone
18.23
13
12. Angola
18.05
14
13. Benin
16.12
15
14. DR Congo
15.99
16
15. Comoros
15.47
17
16. Djibouti
14.83
19
17. Guinea
14.62
20
18. Ethiopia
14.49
21
19. Togo
14.20
22
20. Gambia
14.19
23
21. Burundi
14.16
24
22. Cameroon
14.08
25
23. Ghana
13.89
27
24. Mozambique
13.49
29
25. Mauritania
13.42
30
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Tanzania
13.19
31
27. Zambia
13.00
32
28. Sudan
12.89
33
29. Uganda
11.80
35
30. Niger
11.70
36
31. Malawi
11.66
37
32. Liberia
11.33
39
33. Kenya
11.19
40
34. Burkina Faso
11.02
41
35. Swaziland
10.59
43
36. Gabon
10.32
45
37. Congo
10.29
46
38. Zimbabwe
9.99
48
39. Eritrea
9.49
49
40. Madagascar
9.44
50
41. Senegal
8.94
53
42. Botswana
8.68
57
43. Rwanda
7.58
60
44. Namibia
6.80
65
45. Sao Tome
6.17
69
46. South Africa
4.62
75
47. Mauritius
2.24
95
48. Cape Verde
2.13
100
49. Seychelles
1.66
113
ICD-10 CODES: P03, P10-P15, P20-P21, P24-P26, P29
Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
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.