Rankings

Death rates and infant mortality Change

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Lowest death rates

Number of deaths per 1,000 population 2020-25 forecast

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Qatar
    Result
    1.8
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    2.0
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Oman
    Result
    2.5
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    2.6
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    French Guiana
    Result
    3.1
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Maldives
    Result
    3.3
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    West Bank & Gaza
    Result
    3.4
  8. Rank
    Country
    Kuwait
    Result
    3.4
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    3.9
  10. Rank
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    3.9
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    4.0
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Brunei
    Result
    4.1
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Macau
    Result
    4.3
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    4.6
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Iraq
    Result
    4.7
  16. Rank
    Country
    Guatemala
    Result
    4.7
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Algeria
    Result
    4.8
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Honduras
    Result
    4.9
  19. Rank
    Country
    Nicaragua
    Result
    4.9
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Tajikistan
    Result
    5.0
  21. Rank
    Country
    Timor-Leste
    Result
    5.0
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Senegal
    Result
    5.1
  23. Rank
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    5.1
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Ecuador
    Result
    5.2
  25. Rank
    Country
    Lebanon
    Result
    5.2
  26. Rank
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    5.2
  27. Rank
    Country
    Panama
    Result
    5.2
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Bangladesh
    Result
    5.3
  29. Rank
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    5.3
  30. Rank
    Country
    Libya
    Result
    5.3

Index key & notes

Notes

Note: Rates can be underestimated in certain countries where not all deaths are officially recorded.

Sources: UN World Population Prospects; CIA World Factbook