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Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Equ. Guinea
14.35
2
2. Cote d Ivoire
13.08
4
3. Seychelles
11.73
5
4. Sierra Leone
11.37
6
5. Chad
11.13
7
6. Burundi
11.04
9
7. Central Africa
10.96
10
8. Cameroon
10.06
12
9. DR Congo
9.18
13
10. Nigeria
8.93
14
11. Niger
8.88
15
12. Somalia
8.77
16
13. Burkina Faso
8.37
17
14. Mali
8.23
18
15. Angola
7.85
20
16. Uganda
7.84
21
17. Djibouti
7.61
24
18. Guinea
7.58
25
19. Benin
7.55
26
20. Togo
7.31
30
21. Sudan
7.22
31
22. Gambia
7.13
32
23. Gabon
6.94
35
24. Congo
6.57
39
25. Comoros
6.47
40
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Ethiopia
6.39
41
27. Eritrea
6.33
43
28. South Sudan
6.25
45
29. Zambia
6.18
46
30. Guinea-Bissau
6.03
49
31. Tanzania
5.81
52
32. Rwanda
5.52
56
33. Senegal
5.48
58
34. Mozambique
5.45
59
35. Swaziland
5.20
61
36. Ghana
5.18
63
37. Liberia
5.02
65
38. Mauritania
4.92
69
39. Cape Verde
4.78
72
40. Lesotho
4.74
73
41. Namibia
4.21
80
42. Madagascar
4.16
81
43. Malawi
4.14
82
44. Zimbabwe
3.86
84
45. South Africa
3.40
97
46. Kenya
3.27
102
47. Mauritius
2.83
107
48. Botswana
2.76
109
49. Sao Tome
2.74
111
ICD-10 CODES: W65-W74
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.