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Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Central Africa
29.88
2
2. Mauritania
29.04
3
3. Lesotho
28.77
4
4. Comoros
26.85
5
5. Sudan
25.20
7
6. Mali
25.13
8
7. Cote d Ivoire
25.13
9
8. Nigeria
24.78
10
9. Chad
24.67
11
10. Benin
24.64
12
11. Djibouti
24.59
13
12. Sierra Leone
23.83
14
13. Guinea-Bissau
23.77
15
14. Somalia
23.36
16
15. Equ. Guinea
23.16
17
16. South Sudan
23.08
18
17. DR Congo
22.00
20
18. Angola
19.90
21
19. Niger
19.69
22
20. Botswana
18.21
24
21. Mozambique
18.14
25
22. Swaziland
18.04
26
23. Burkina Faso
17.76
27
24. Burundi
17.57
29
25. Cameroon
17.25
31
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Ghana
17.13
32
27. Malawi
16.79
33
28. Zimbabwe
16.78
34
29. Gambia
16.69
35
30. Ethiopia
16.04
37
31. Togo
15.80
38
32. Guinea
15.71
39
33. Gabon
15.46
41
34. Congo
15.34
42
35. Liberia
15.24
43
36. Zambia
14.67
45
37. Kenya
13.88
48
38. Namibia
13.48
50
39. Uganda
13.22
51
40. Senegal
12.53
53
41. Tanzania
12.33
56
42. Madagascar
11.81
61
43. Rwanda
10.89
66
44. South Africa
10.31
68
45. Sao Tome
9.30
74
46. Eritrea
9.28
75
47. Cape Verde
7.66
88
48. Seychelles
6.49
96
49. Mauritius
5.79
100
ICD-10 CODES: P05, P07, P22, P27-P28
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.