NUR-SULTAN – The mortality rate in Kazakhstan dropped by 9.6 percent in the first half of 2022 compared to the previous year, according to recent data from the Bureau of National Statistics.
Official data says that the leading cause of death in Kazakhstan are circulatory diseases, neoplasms and respiratory diseases.
The Almaty Region had the highest number of deaths (7,400), which is 8.9 percent lower than the previous year. The Mangystau Region had the lowest number of deaths: 1,500 people, a 9 percent decrease from the past year.
Recently, Kazakhstan ranked 85th out of 229 countries in the 2022 Death Rate, according to the CIA (U.S. Central Intelligence Agency) World Factbook report.
According to the ranking, Serbia, Romania and Lithuania hold the three highest mortality rankings. Qatar became the lowest rated country.
Death rates are comparisons of the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population. The CIA World Factbook provides basic data on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.