Deaths by State: 2011

The following table lists the number of deaths (in thousands) and the death rate per 1,000 people for every state in the U.S. for 2011.

Area 2011
number
Rate
United States1 2,513 8.0
Alabama 48.6 10.1
Alaska 3.8 5.3
Arizona 48.3 7.4
Arkansas 29.6 10.0
California 238.9 6.3
Colorado 32.5 6.3
Connecticut 29.5 8.2
Delaware 7.8 8.6
District of Columbia 4.5 7.4
Florida 173.9 9.1
Georgia 70.4 7.1
Hawaii 9.9 7.2
Idaho 12.0 7.5
Illinois 101.8 7.9
Indiana 58.1 8.9
Iowa 28.1 9.2
Kansas 25.1 8.7
Kentucky 42.6 9.7
Louisiana 40.6 8.8
Maine 13.0 9.8
Maryland 43.7 7.5
Massachusetts 53.6 8.1
Michigan 89.4 9.0
Minnesota 39.8 7.4
Mississippi 29.2 9.8
Missouri 55.8 9.2
Montana 9.1 9.1
Nebraska 15.4 8.3
Nevada 20.3 7.4
New Hampshire 10.8 8.2
New Jersey 70.5 7.9
New Mexico 16.4 7.8
New York 148.9 7.6
North Carolina 79.8 8.2
North Dakota 5.9 8.7
Ohio 111.4 9.6
Oklahoma 37.1 9.7
Oregon 32.7 8.4
Pennsylvania 128.2 10.0
Rhode Island 9.5 9.1
South Carolina 42.0 8.9
South Dakota 7.3 8.8
Tennessee 60.5 9.4
Texas 168.6 6.5
Utah 15.6 5.4
Vermont 5.4 8.6
Virginia 60.8 7.5
Washington 49.6 7.2
West Virginia 21.8 11.7
Wisconsin 48.4 8.4
Wyoming 4.3 7.7
     
Puerto Rico 21.8 7.9
Virgin Islands --- ---
Guam 0.82 5.1
American Samoa 0.27 5.0
Northern Marianas --- ---
NOTE: Preliminary data.
1. Excludes data for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Marianas.
Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 61, No. 6, Oct. 10, 2012.

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