Nearly Half Of All Deaths Worldwide Have Recorded Cause, Up From About One-Third In 2005, WHO Says

Reuters: More than half of world’s deaths still have no recorded cause: WHO
“More than half of all deaths have no recorded cause, making effective health monitoring and policymaking far more difficult, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. However, improved collection of statistics meant that 27 million of the world’s 56 million estimated deaths in 2015 were registered with a cause compared with only about a third in 2005, the U.N. health agency’s latest global health report said…” (Kelland, 5/17).