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Health > Death rates > Women: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe 681.12 2008
2 Swaziland 638.7 2008
3 Lesotho 629.93 2008
4 Zambia 530.45 2008
5 South Africa 511.06 2008
6 Botswana 496.67 2008
7 Sierra Leone 470.17 2008
8 Mozambique 462.22 2008
9 Central African Republic 428.16 2008
10 Kenya 412.3 2008
11 Uganda 411.13 2008
12 Malawi 402.65 2008
13 Cameroon 401.92 2008
14 Nigeria 382.32 2008
15 Tanzania 362.15 2008
16 Mali 358.48 2008
17 Rwanda 357.05 2008
18 Congo, Republic of the 354.39 2008
19 Angola 353.13 2008
20 Equatorial Guinea 353.09 2008
21 Burundi 352.94 2008
22 Democratic Republic of the Congo 350.25 2008
23 Guinea-Bissau 350.11 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 337.55 2008
24 Namibia 327.19 2008
25 Chad 318.59 2008
26 Somalia 318.48 2008
failed states average (profile) 310.04 2008
27 Djibouti 308.47 2008
28 Niger 301.82 2008
29 Ethiopia 297.19 2008
30 Ghana 288.89 2008
31 Eritrea 285.96 2008
32 Burkina Faso 280.39 2008
33 Gabon 278.28 2008
34 Cote d'Ivoire 277.75 2008
35 Senegal 270.94 2008
36 The Gambia 268.8 2008
37 Sudan 260.94 2008
38 Papua New Guinea 254.57 2008
39 Mauritania 240.78 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 235.72 2008
40 Marshall Islands 230 2000
Former British colonies average (profile) 229.02 2007
41 East Timor 228.96 2008
42 Haiti 224.89 2008
43 Cambodia 223.3 2008
44 Madagascar 220.23 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 210.57 2000
45 Liberia 208.83 2008
46 Kiribati 208 2000
47 Togo 199.08 2008
48 Guinea 197.73 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 195.35 2006
49 Burma 194.54 2008
=50 Mongolia 184.04 2008
=50 Laos 184.04 2008
52 Greenland 179.57 2001
53 Solomon Islands 176.27 2008
54 Bangladesh 176.13 2008
55 Bolivia 174.86 2008
56 Nepal 174.52 2008
57 India 174.29 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 174.13 2000
58 Benin 173.97 2008
59 Thailand 172.25 2008
60 Comoros 172.03 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 166.78 2008
61 Guyana 166.57 2008
62 Bhutan 166.34 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 162.95 2006
South Asia average (profile) 162.56 2008
63 Russia 158.17 2006
64 Turkmenistan 153.67 2008
65 Kazakhstan 153.22 2008
66 Fiji 150.36 2008
67 Saint Kitts and Nevis 148 2000
South and Central Asia average (profile) 143.51 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 143.42 2008
68 Ukraine 142.46 2006
69 Suriname 142.39 2008
70 Trinidad and Tobago 140.82 2008
71 The Bahamas 140.52 2008
72 Tajikistan 138.53 2008
73 Uzbekistan 136.91 2008
74 Dominican Republic 135.74 2008
75 Pakistan 133.48 2008
76 Antigua and Barbuda 133 2000
77 Guatemala 127.77 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 127.2 2007
78 Moldova 126.84 2008
79 Kyrgyzstan 124.6 2008
80 Paraguay 124.54 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 123.62 2005
81 El Salvador 123.46 2008
82 Vanuatu 122.41 2008
83 Seychelles 122 2000
=84 Brazil 120.35 2008
=84 Honduras 120.35 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 119.64 2007
86 Saint Lucia 118.38 2008
87 Jamaica 117.3 2008
88 Indonesia 116.26 2008
89 Nicaragua 116.22 2008
90 Sao Tome and Principe 115.86 2008
91 Lithuania 115.71 2007
92 Belarus 115.23 2007
93 Latvia 114.39 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 114.29 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 114.23 2008
94 Mauritius 113.37 2008
95 Maldives 113.15 2008
96 Jordan 111.54 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 110.82 2006
97 Tonga 110.05 2008
98 Azerbaijan 110.03 2008
99 Samoa 108.03 2008
100 Iraq 106.65 2008
101 Cape Verde 105.64 2008
102 Dominica 105 2000
103 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 104.25 2008
104 Hungary 103.78 2006
105 Qatar 102.27 2008
106 Philippines 101.98 2008
107 Peru 100.94 2008
108 Algeria 100.82 2008
109 Lebanon 100.13 2008
110 Morocco 96.56 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 94.09 2005
111 Belize 93.77 2008
112 Colombia 93.37 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 92.64 2006
113 Venezuela 92.64 2008
114 French Polynesia 92.02 2008
115 Estonia 91.93 2007
116 Libya 90.86 2008
117 Bulgaria 90.59 2007
118 Vietnam 89.86 2008
119 China 89.49 2008
120 Saudi Arabia 89.28 2008
121 Ecuador 87.15 2008
122 Malaysia 86.03 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 85.66 2007
123 Turkey 84.36 2008
124 Romania 83.34 2008
125 Syria 82.92 2008
126 Serbia and Montenegro 82.71 2008
127 United States 81.46 2006
128 Armenia 79.76 2008
129 Poland 79.65 2006
130 Georgia 78.29 2008
131 Grenada 77.5 2008
132 Sri Lanka 77.33 2008
133 Mexico 76.85 2008
134 Netherlands Antilles 76.58 2008
135 Argentina 76.52 2008
136 Slovakia 76.09 2006
Europe average (profile) 75.07 2006
137 Aruba 73.56 2008
138 Panama 72.71 2008
139 Oman 72.52 2008
140 Bahrain 72.17 2008
141 Tunisia 71.58 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 69.89 2006
142 Denmark 69.43 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 68.88 2006
143 New Caledonia 68.56 2008
144 Cuba 68.29 2008
European Union average (profile) 67.05 2006
145 Czech Republic 65.14 2008
146 Chile 64.47 2005
147 Uruguay 64.42 2008
148 United Arab Emirates 64.21 2008
149 Guam 63.81 2008
150 Luxembourg 63.65 2006
151 Brunei 62.9 2008
152 Bosnia and Herzegovina 61.58 2008
153 United Kingdom 61.12 2006
154 Belgium 61.09 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 60.48 2006
155 Mayotte 60.24 2008
156 European Union 60.13 2006
157 Costa Rica 59.44 2008
158 Barbados 59.41 2008
159 Netherlands 59.34 2006
160 New Zealand 58.78 2007
161 Croatia 58.3 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 58.26 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 56.82 2006
162 Finland 56.65 2007
163 Slovenia 56.61 2006
164 Ireland 56.16 2006
165 Canada 55.87 2006
166 Germany 55.65 2006
167 France 55.08 2007
168 Austria 54.98 2005
169 Portugal 53.46 2007
170 Norway 52.67 2007
171 Puerto Rico 52.62 2008
172 Virgin Islands 52.56 2008
173 Kuwait 51.98 2008
174 Albania 51.96 2008
175 Malta 48.74 2008
176 Israel 47.8 2007
177 Sweden 47.54 2007
178 Australia 47.49 2007
179 Iceland 45.62 2007
180 Switzerland 45.6 2007
181 Spain 43.92 2006
182 Japan 43.31 2007
183 Italy 42.7 2006
184 Singapore 41.49 2008
185 Cyprus 40 2008
186 Greece 38.23 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Death rates > Women. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", (1) United Nations Population Division. 2009. World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables). Available at http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp2008/index.htm, (2) University of California, Berkeley, and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Human Mortality Database. [ www.mortality.org or www.humanmortality.de] downloaded on Dec. 10, 2009. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Death-rates/Women

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Interesting observations about Health > Death rates > Women

  • Zimbabwe ranked first for death rates > women amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Sierra Leone ranked first for death rates > women amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • Haiti ranked first for death rates > women amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2008.
  • Greece has ranked last for death rates > women since 2004.
  • Mozambique ranked first for death rates > women amongst Former French colonies in 2008.
  • South Africa ranked first for death rates > women amongst Emerging markets in 2008.
  • Swaziland ranked second for death rates > women amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2008.
  • Kenya ranked first for death rates > women amongst Religious countries in 2008.
  • Equatorial Guinea ranked first for death rates > women amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2008.
  • Iraq ranked last for death rates > women amongst Failed states in 2008.
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