The World Death Statistics Per Year

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How Many Deaths in The World Per Year

The World death stats per year

Total deaths per year

Total number of residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
69,090,119

Death rate per year

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.
8.8030

Population change per year

Total number of residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
74,682,905

Average life expectancy per year

Life expectancy or average age of death is the average number of years a hypothetical group of people expect to live.
72.2

The World death comparison by year

The World Leading Causes of Death Per Year

The World Death Statistics by Cause per year

* Beside these major causes of death, 17,770,563 people died per year for other reasons.
* Zero death for a cause means the data for the accurate number of deaths is not available at the moment.

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.
15,365,660

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.
9,568,619

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.
4,142,382

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.
3,343,978

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.
2,708,822

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.
1,435,410

Poisoning deaths

Poisoning death occurs when an individual drinks, eats, breathes, injects, or touches enough of a hazardous substance to cause death.
78,795

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.
1,242,906

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.
4,504,837

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.
792,761

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.
428,462

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.
1,317,806

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.
885,209

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.
849,244

Firearm deaths

Total number of residents who died by a firearm.
416,258

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.
803,368

Car accident deaths

Motor vehicle traffic accidents. The total number of deaths caused by a crash involving a vehicle with an engine.
1,246,201

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.
797,208

Parkinson's disease deaths

Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination.
358,891

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).
1,032,739

The World death comparison by cause of death per year

The World Deaths by Gender Per Year

How many female and male deaths in The World per year

Female deaths per year

Total number of female residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
32,102,453

Female death rate per year

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.
8.2496

Female population change per year

Total number of female residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
38,184,679

Male deaths per year

Total number of male residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
36,987,666

Male death rate per year

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.
9.3472

Male population change per year

Total number of male residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
36,498,226

The World death comparison by gender per year

The World Deaths by Age Per Year

How many deaths in The World per year for age groups

* There is a small number of deaths, 0 deaths per year, 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.
27.53

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.
3,964,924

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.
1,740,894

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.
1,189,800

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.
1,657,164

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.
2,215,654

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.
3,013,606

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.
4,757,211

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.
8,852,269

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.
13,720,689

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.
16,207,958

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.
11,769,950

The World death comparison by age per year

Notes:

  • All the numbers and dates are based on Pacific Time (PT) which is Monday August 8, 2022 07:26:30 PM now.
  • Each page shows the statistics for a specific location and a specific period of time.
  • All the numbers are retrieved from official government and scientific sources. Check the sources below.
  • The numbers are up to date and as accurate as possible. Our data are cross-checked periodically from their respective sources.
  • Live numbers are calculated based on the recent confirmed numbers and official sources' projection for each metric.
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