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Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Seychelles
20.56
3
2. Equ. Guinea
20.12
4
3. Cote d Ivoire
17.08
5
4. Central Africa
16.20
6
5. Burundi
16.16
7
6. Sierra Leone
15.69
8
7. Chad
15.49
9
8. Cameroon
14.42
10
9. DR Congo
12.82
14
10. Niger
11.88
21
11. Somalia
11.84
22
12. Angola
11.80
23
13. Sudan
11.66
24
14. Uganda
11.30
26
15. Burkina Faso
11.26
27
16. Mali
11.20
28
17. Djibouti
10.50
34
18. Nigeria
10.24
36
19. Benin
10.20
37
20. Gabon
10.05
38
21. Guinea
9.67
40
22. Togo
9.60
41
23. Gambia
9.43
44
24. Eritrea
9.16
47
25. Cape Verde
9.07
48
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Ethiopia
9.01
50
27. Congo
8.93
51
28. Zambia
8.81
53
29. Comoros
8.77
54
30. South Sudan
8.46
57
31. Guinea-Bissau
8.35
59
32. Rwanda
8.19
60
33. Swaziland
8.08
63
34. Senegal
7.97
65
35. Tanzania
7.79
67
36. Mozambique
7.74
69
37. Ghana
7.35
71
38. Lesotho
7.26
72
39. Liberia
6.81
74
40. Namibia
6.74
75
41. Mauritania
6.39
82
42. Malawi
6.17
86
43. Zimbabwe
5.93
88
44. South Africa
5.64
91
45. Madagascar
5.57
92
46. Kenya
4.76
103
47. Botswana
4.48
108
48. Mauritius
4.44
109
49. Sao Tome
3.63
118
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.