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Q: Total Number of Deaths Worldwide per year ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Total Number of Deaths Worldwide per year
Category: Health
Asked by: graye-ga
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Posted: 18 Feb 2005 15:30 PST
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Question ID: 476831
The total Number of Death world wide each year.  Estimate's are welcome.
No repeat NO breakdown or categories, just the total number.
Subject: Re: Total Number of Deaths Worldwide per year
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 18 Feb 2005 16:08 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
There are between 56 and 57 million deaths each year worldwide.

- 57 million deaths per year

Principles of Infectious Disease Epidemiology / EPI 220
UCLA School of Public Health / Department of Epidemiology
Instructor: Scott P. Layne, MD / Fall 2004

?According the World Health Organization's statistics, chronic NCDs
such CVDs, diabetes, cancers, obesity and respiratory diseases,
account for about 60% of the 56.5 million deaths each year and almost
half of the global burden of disease.?
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health

?The WHO says that in 2000 cancer was responsible for 12 per cent of
the nearly 56 million deaths worldwide from all causes.?
Source: Cancer Decisions

The increase in deaths estimated by the World Health Organization is a
tiny fraction of 56 million deaths reported annually around the globe
for all reasons.
CBS News

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I hope this is helpful.

Best regards,
graye-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Above and beyond.  Very nice

Subject: Re: Total Number of Deaths Worldwide per year
From: pafalafa-ga on 18 Feb 2005 16:12 PST
In human populations, a good rule of thumb is that 1% of the
population kicks the bucket every year.  So, on a planet of 6 billion
people, you would figure about 60 million die each year, which jives
very well with bobbie7-ga's numbers.

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