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Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Nigeria
5.29
9
2. Cote d Ivoire
3.98
13
3. Cameroon
3.77
16
4. Equ. Guinea
3.05
22
5. Cape Verde
2.78
23
6. Sierra Leone
2.73
24
7. Chad
2.73
25
8. Zimbabwe
2.60
27
9. Ghana
2.55
28
10. Swaziland
2.24
34
11. Namibia
2.18
35
12. Togo
2.13
36
13. Mauritania
1.97
40
14. Benin
1.97
41
15. Lesotho
1.96
42
16. Guinea
1.94
44
17. Mali
1.86
48
18. South Africa
1.82
53
19. Botswana
1.82
54
20. Gambia
1.69
60
21. Seychelles
1.65
61
22. Sudan
1.48
67
23. Senegal
1.38
72
24. Niger
1.23
81
25. Liberia
1.14
88
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Angola
1.09
92
27. Gabon
1.02
98
28. Congo
1.01
100
29. DR Congo
1.00
102
30. Ethiopia
0.86
115
31. Guinea-Bissau
0.81
122
32. Central Africa
0.74
129
33. Mauritius
0.73
130
34. Sao Tome
0.63
141
35. Uganda
0.53
148
36. Djibouti
0.53
149
37. Comoros
0.51
151
38. Burundi
0.50
153
39. Eritrea
0.41
158
40. Burkina Faso
0.39
161
41. Rwanda
0.38
163
42. Somalia
0.36
165
43. Tanzania
0.36
166
44. Malawi
0.26
175
45. South Sudan
0.26
176
46. Mozambique
0.24
178
47. Zambia
0.24
179
48. Madagascar
0.23
181
49. Kenya
0.18
183
ICD-10 CODES: F11-F16, F18-F19, X41-X42, X44
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.