China is the top country by number of female deaths in the world. As of 2015, number of female deaths in China was 4,515.15 thousands that accounts for 16.95 % of the world's number of female deaths. The top 5 countries (others are India, the United States of America, Nigeria, and Russian Federation) account for 46.21 % of it. The world's total number of female deaths was estimated at 26,640.14 thousands in 2015.
Number of deaths over a given period divided by the person-years lived by the population over that period. It is expressed as number of deaths per 1,000 population.