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I am looking for a database about death rates and population around the world.

Idealy, I want:

  • Per country
  • Per year
  • Including birth rates
  • Divided by gender
  • Including age of death
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The World Health Organization Mortality Database is probably what you're looking for.

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The CIA's World Factbook contains everything you ask except it has data for only one year.

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The United Nations Statistical Division publishes an annual yearbook of statistics (including birth/death rates) by country. The latest addition is 2012

http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2012.htm

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There is no more reliable database than Human Mortality Database -- mortality.org. This database is run by demographers who use state-of-the-art methodology to overcome issues in the data. As the result, the estimates are as precise as possible. Their methods protocol is a masterpiece of demographic data processing. On the down side, the data of decent enough quality is available for only a bunch of countries.

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To explore the data I highly recommend Human Mortality Database Explorer.

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For those who use R, a very handy acquisition package exists for HMD -- HMDHFDplus. A couple of examples how to use this package at my blog: one, two.

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