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CRUDE DEATH RATE

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Definition:
The crude death rate is the number of deaths occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year, per 1,000 mid-year total population of the given geographical area during the same year.

Source Publication:
Handbook of Vital Statistics Systems and Methods, Volume 1: Legal, Organisational and Technical Aspects, United Nations Studies in Methods, Glossary, Series F, No. 35, United Nations, New York 1991.

Cross References:
Crude birth rate

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, April 18, 2013