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U.S. Annual Death Rates, 1900–2011

(per 1,000 Population, not age-adjusted)

Year Rate
1900 17.2
1905 15.9
1910 14.7
1915 13.2
1920 13.0
1925 11.7
1930 11.3
1931 11.1
1932 10.9
1933 10.7
1934 11.1
1935 10.9
1936 11.6
1937 11.3
1938 10.6
1939 10.6
1940 10.8
1941 10.5
1942 10.3
1943 10.9
1944 10.6
1945 10.6
1946 10.0
1947 10.1
1948 9.9
1949 9.7
1950 9.6
1951 9.7
1952 9.6
1953 9.6
1954 9.2
1955 9.3
1956 9.4
1957 9.6
1958 9.5
1959 9.4
1960 9.5
1962 9.5
1963 9.6
1964 9.4
1965 9.4
1966 9.5
1967 9.4
1968 9.7
1969 9.5
19701 9.5
1971 9.3
1972 9.4
1973 9.3
1974 9.1
1975 8.8
1976 8.8
1977 8.6
1978 8.7
1979 8.5
1980 8.7
1981 8.6
1982 8.5
1983 8.6
1984 8.6
1985 8.7
1986 8.7
1987 8.7
1988 8.8
1989 8.7
1990 8.6
1991 8.5
1992 8.5
1993 8.8
1994 8.8
1995 8.8
1996 8.8
1997 8.6
1998 8.6
1999 8.8
2000 8.7
2001 8.5
2003 8.4
2004 8.2
2005 8.2
2010 7.9
20112 8.0
NOTES: Includes only deaths occurring within the registration states. Beginning with 1933, area includes entire U.S.; with 1959 includes Alaska, and with 1960 includes Hawaii. Excludes fetal deaths. Rates as of April 1 for 1940, 1950, 1960, 1970, and 1980, and estimated as of July 1 for all other years.
1. First year for which deaths of nonresidents are excluded.
2. Preliminary data.
Sources: Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Vital Statistics Reports. Web: www.dhhs.gov, www.cdc.gov.

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