death rate









death rate


noun

  1. the number of deaths per unit, usually 1000, of population in a given place and time.

noun

  1. the ratio of deaths in a specified area, group, etc, to the population of that area, group, etcAlso called (esp US): mortality rate

n.

  1. The ratio of total deaths to total population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time; often expressed as the number of deaths per 1,000 of the population per year.fatality rate mortality rate

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