Stats SA reveals 3% decline in mortality rate

Statistics South Africa says 460 236 deaths were recorded in 2015 which marks a 3% decline compared with the previous period.

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla released the latest report on mortality rates and causes of death in South Africa in Pretoria on Tuesday.

The report states that the three leading causes of death for 2015 in South Africa were tuberculosis, diabetes and cerebrovascular disease. …more

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