The World Death Statistics Today

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How Many Deaths in The World Today
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The World death stats today

Total deaths today

Total number of residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
120,421

Death rate today

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 today

Total number of residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
7,798,482,192

Average life expectancy today

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 Today
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The World Death Statistics by Cause today

* Beside these major causes of death, 37,124 people died today 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.
26,782

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.
16,678

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.
7,220

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.
5,828

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.
4,721

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.
2,502

Poisoning deaths

Poisoning death occurs when an individual drinks, eats, breathes, injects, or touches enough of a hazardous substance to cause death.
137

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.
2,166

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.
1,701

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.
1,382

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.
747

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.
2,297

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.
1,543

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.
1,480

Firearm deaths

Total number of residents who died by a firearm.
726

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.
1,400

Car accident deaths

Motor vehicle traffic accidents. The total number of deaths caused by a crash involving a vehicle with an engine.
2,172

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.
1,390

Parkinson's disease deaths

Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination.
626

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).
1,800

The World death comparison by cause of death today

The World Deaths by Gender Today
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How many female and male deaths in The World today

Female deaths today

Total number of female residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
55,953

Female death rate today

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 today

Total number of female residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
3,865,811,473

Male deaths today

Total number of male residents who die in a particular area during a particular period of time.
64,468

Male death rate today

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 today

Total number of male residents in a particular area during a particular period of time.
3,932,670,719

The World death comparison by gender today

The World Deaths by Age Today
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How many deaths in The World today for age groups

* There is a small number of deaths, 0 deaths today, 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.
6,911

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.
3,034

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.
2,074

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.
2,888

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.
3,862

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.
5,253

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.
8,292

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.
15,429

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.
23,915

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.
28,250

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.
20,515

The World death comparison by age today

Notes:

  • All the numbers and dates are based on Pacific Time (PT) which is Saturday May 1, 2021 03:16:06 PM now.
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  • 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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