United States Death Statistics in 2009

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How Many Deaths in United States in 2009

United States death stats 2009

Total deaths in 2009

Total number of residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
2,437,163
-1.41%

Death rate in 2009

Death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of people per thousand who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
7.9446
-2.27%

Population in 2009

Total number of residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
306,771,529
0.88%

Deaths per capita in 2009

Death per capita is calculated by dividing the total number of deaths by population.
0.0079
-2.27%

Population growth in 2009

Population growth is calculated based on the difference of this year's population and the year before.
2,677,563

Average life expectancy in 2009

Life expectancy or average age of death is the average number of years a hypothetical group of people expect to live.
78.3
0.13%

United States death comparison by year

United States Leading Causes of Death in 2009

United States Death Statistics by Cause in 2009

* Beside these major causes of death, 414,466 people died in 2009 for other reasons.

Heart disease deaths

Any disorder that affects the heart; heart disease refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease.
599,413
-2.82%

Cancer deaths

Malignant neoplasms; cancers. An abnormal mass of tissue that forms when cells grow and divide more than they should or do not die when they should. Malignant neoplasms can spread into, or invade, nearby tissues.
567,628
0.38%

Chronic lower respiratory diseases deaths

Chronic lower respiratory diseases (CLRD) are diseases of the airways and other structures of the lung. Some of the most common are chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, occupational lung diseases and pulmonary hypertension.
137,353
-2.65%

Stroke deaths

Cerebrovascular diseases including stroke. Cerebrovascular disease includes all disorders in which an area of the brain is temporarily or permanently affected by ischemia or bleeding and one or more of the cerebral blood vessels are involved in the pathological process. Cerebrovascular disease includes stroke, carotid stenosis, vertebral stenosis and intracranial stenosis, aneurysms, and vascular malformations.
128,842
-3.96%

Alzheimer's disease deaths

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.
79,003
-4.16%

Diabetes deaths

Diabetes mellitus or more commonly referred to as "diabetes" is a chronic disease associated with abnormally high levels of the sugar glucose in the blood.
68,705
-2.62%

Poisoning deaths

Poisoning death occurs when an individual drinks, eats, breathes, injects, or touches enough of a hazardous substance to cause death.
41,592
1.25%

Kidney disease deaths

Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis. Kidney disease or Nephrotic syndrome is a collection of symptoms that indicate kidney damage. Nephrotic syndrome is often caused by damage to small blood vessels in the kidneys that filter waste and excess water from the blood.
48,935
1.45%

Influenza and Pneumonia deaths

Influenza is often associated with either viral or secondary bacterial pneumonia. Pneumonia is an acute infection of the lungs that involves the lower respiratory tract including the small bronchi and air sacs.
53,692
-4.61%

Suicide deaths

Suicide is death caused by injuring oneself with the intent to die. A suicide attempt is when someone harms themselves with any intent to end their life, but they do not die as a result of their actions.
36,909
2.43%

Homicide deaths

Homicide is the killing of one individual by another. Homicide is a general term and may refer to a noncriminal act of killing as well as the criminal act of murder.
16,799
-5.76%

Liver disease deaths

Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis. Chronic liver disease (CLD) is a progressive deterioration of liver functions for more than six months. Cirrhosis is when scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue. This stops the liver from working normally.
30,558
1.99%

Respiratory disease deaths

Other diseases of respiratory system. Respiratory disease is any of the diseases and disorders of the airways and the lungs that affect human respiration.
30,530
2.02%

Fall deaths

Total number of residents who died because of falling. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death among adults age 65 and older.
25,562
2.99%

Firearm deaths

Total number of residents who died by a firearm.
31,347
-0.78%

Septicemia deaths

Septicemia, or sepsis, is the clinical name for blood poisoning by bacteria. It is the body's most extreme response to an infection. Sepsis that progresses to septic shock has a death rate as high as 50%, depending on the type of organism involved.
35,639
-0.80%

Car accident deaths

Motor vehicle traffic accidents. The total number of deaths caused by a crash involving a vehicle with an engine.
34,485
-9.21%

Renal disease deaths

Essential hypertension and hypertensive renal disease. Renal hypertension puts stress and increased pressure on the kidney, and is a major cause of end-stage renal disease, also known as chronic renal disease, in the elderly.
25,734
-0.03%

Parkinson's disease deaths

Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination.
20,565
0.40%

HIV/AIDS deaths

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases. If left untreated, HIV can lead to the disease AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).
9,406
-8.55%

United States death comparison by cause of death in 2009

United States Deaths by Gender in 2009

How many female and male deaths in United States in 2009

Female deaths in 2009

Total number of female residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
1,219,784
-2.09%

Female death rate in 2009

Female death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of female deaths per thousand female residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
7.8209
-2.94%

Female population in 2009

Total number of female residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
155,964,075
0.88%

Male deaths in 2009

Total number of male residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
1,217,379
-0.72%

Male death rate in 2009

Male death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of male deaths per thousand male residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
8.0724
-1.59%

Male population in 2009

Total number of male residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
150,807,454
0.88%

United States death comparison by gender in 2009

United States Deaths by Race in 2009

How many deaths in United States in 2009 for each race and ethnicity

White Caucasian deaths

Total number of White or Caucasian residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
2,086,355
-1.60%

African Americans deaths

Total number of Black or African American residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
286,623
-0.85%

Asians deaths

Total number of Asian or Pacific Islander residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
49,225
2.76%

Native Americans deaths

Total number of American Indian or Alaska Native residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
14,960
1.25%

White Caucasian death rate

White Caucasian death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of Caucasian deaths per thousand Caucasian residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
8.5370
-2.17%

African Americans death rate

Black or African American death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of African American deaths per thousand African American residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
6.8846
-2.24%

Asians death rate

Asian or Pacific Islander death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of Asian deaths per thousand Asian residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
2.9637
-0.42%

Native Americans death rate

American Indian or Alaska Native death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of Native Americans deaths per thousand Native Americans residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
3.6125
-2.60%

White Caucasian population

Total number of White or Caucasian residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
244,388,833
0.59%

African Americans population

Total number of Black or African American residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
41,632,450
1.42%

Asians population

Total number of Asian or Pacific Islander residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
16,609,031
3.20%

Native Americans population

Total number of American Indian or Alaska Native residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
4,141,215
3.95%

United States death comparison by race in 2009

United States Death Statistics by Hispanic Origin in 2009

How many Hispanic or Latino deaths in United States in 2009

* There is a small number of deaths, 5,588 deaths in 2009, which their Hispanic origin were not recorded.

Hispanic or Latino deaths

Total number of Hispanic or Latino residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
141,576
1.68%

Hispanic or Latino death rate

Hispanic or Latino death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of Hispanic or Latino deaths per thousand Hispanic or Latino residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
2.8701
-1.49%

Hispanic or Latino population

Total number of Hispanic or Latino residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
49,327,489
3.21%

Not Hispanic or Latino deaths

Total number of residents with no Hispanic or Latino origin who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
2,289,999
-1.62%

Not Hispanic or Latino death rate

Not Hispanic or Latino death rate, mortality rate, or crude death rate is the number of deaths with no Hispanic or Latino origin per thousand residents with no Hispanic or Latino origin in a particular area during a particular period of time.
8.8951
-2.05%

Not Hispanic or Latino population

Total number of residents with no Hispanic or Latino origin in a particular area during a particular period of time.
257,444,040
0.45%

United States death comparison by Hispanic origin in 2009

United States Deaths by Age in 2009

How many deaths in United States in 2009 for age groups

* There is a small number of deaths, 255 deaths in 2009, with no stated age.

Infant Mortality Rate

The infant mortality rate is the number of infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. Infant mortality is the death of an infant before their first birthday.
6.62
2.32%

Less than 1 year old deaths

Total number of residents younger than 1 year old who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
26,412
-5.87%

1 to 4 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 1 to 4 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
4,450
-5.92%

5 to 14 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 5 to 14 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
5,651
0.00%

15 to 24 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 15 to 24 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
30,416
-5.53%

25 to 34 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 25 to 34 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
42,502
0.54%

35 to 44 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 35 to 44 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
74,665
-2.23%

45 to 54 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 45 to 54 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
187,568
0.55%

55 to 64 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 55 to 64 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
303,307
2.41%

65 to 74 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 65 to 74 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
401,032
-0.14%

75 to 44 years old deaths

Total number of residents between the age of 75 to 84 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
627,727
-3.95%

Older than 85 years old deaths

Total number of residents older than 85 who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
733,178
-1.55%

United States death comparison by age in 2009

Notes:

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