The birth-rate is about 35 per thousand, and the death-rate about 29 per thousand.
The death-rate from tuberculosis is almost three times that among the whites.
But here are the Registrar-General's returns of the annual death-rate for all diseases of that gland.
In London alone the death-rate for a while was 1,000 per week.
And yet we have not heard of any particular decrease in the death-rate.
State of being subject to death; frequency of death; hence the death-rate.
It is unearned increment which forces up the death-rate and fosters all manner of disease and vice.
Note that, after the quarantining of measles in 1896, the death-rate dropped at once.
In St. Pancras in 1888 the death-rate was by far the lowest yet recorded.
Where they are the death-rate rises, for reasons that are apparent.
death rate n.
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. Also called fatality rate, mortality rate.