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Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Burkina Faso
26.07
1
2. Nigeria
23.79
2
3. Cote d Ivoire
23.50
3
4. Gambia
23.11
4
5. Sierra Leone
22.34
5
6. Ghana
21.66
6
7. Equ. Guinea
19.55
8
8. Cameroon
19.37
10
9. Togo
19.21
11
10. Comoros
18.54
12
11. Mali
18.30
13
12. Chad
18.16
15
13. Eritrea
18.04
16
14. Guinea
17.91
17
15. Djibouti
17.74
18
16. Burundi
17.69
19
17. Zambia
17.62
20
18. Ethiopia
16.93
23
19. Uganda
16.88
24
20. Senegal
16.67
25
21. Benin
16.12
26
22. Malawi
16.05
27
23. Mauritania
15.69
28
24. Rwanda
15.44
29
25. Niger
15.43
30
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Somalia
15.26
31
27. Tanzania
15.25
32
28. Guinea-Bissau
14.93
33
29. South Sudan
14.21
34
30. Liberia
13.77
35
31. Mozambique
12.92
37
32. Sao Tome
12.16
39
33. Gabon
11.90
40
34. Angola
11.56
41
35. Congo
10.67
44
36. Madagascar
10.65
45
37. Central Africa
9.97
48
38. Kenya
9.60
50
39. DR Congo
9.33
53
40. Sudan
8.00
61
41. Zimbabwe
7.79
65
42. Seychelles
6.37
72
43. Namibia
3.81
115
44. Mauritius
3.72
118
45. Lesotho
3.58
125
46. Swaziland
3.53
126
47. Botswana
3.40
128
48. Cape Verde
3.23
132
49. South Africa
3.02
142
ICD-10 CODES: W00-W19
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.