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World Mortality Report 2009

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: June 2011
  • Page count: 0
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 11.XIII.3

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The World Mortality Report 2009, prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, provides a comprehensive set of mortality estimates for the world’s countries and their aggregates. The objective of the World Mortality Report 2009 is to present the results of the 2008 Revision of World Population Prospects and provide an overview of levels and trends of mortality for 196 countries and areas that had populations of 100,000 or higher in 2009. It also provides a detailed analysis of the estimated levels and trends of mortality for selected aggregates and at the country level.