Deaths by State: 2009

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 2009.

Area 2009
number
Rate
United States1 2,436 7.9
Alabama 47.4 10.1
Alaska 3.6 5.2
Arizona 45.8 6.9
Arkansas 28.7 9.9
California 232.8 6.3
Colorado 31.2 6.2
Connecticut 28.5 8.1
Delaware 7.5 8.5
District of Columbia 4.8 9.2
Florida 169.8 9.2
Georgia --- ---
Hawaii 9.9 7.7
Idaho 11.1 7.2
Illinois2 99.9 7.7
Indiana 55.9 8.7
Iowa 27.6 9.2
Kansas 24.0 8.5
Kentucky 41.4 9.6
Louisiana 40.2 8.9
Maine 12.6 9.5
Maryland 43.9 7.7
Massachusetts 52.4 7.9
Michigan 86.5 8.7
Minnesota 37.8 7.2
Mississippi 28.3 9.6
Missouri 54.3 9.1
Montana 8.7 8.9
Nebraska 14.8 8.2
Nevada 19.2 7.3
New Hampshire 10.1 7.6
New Jersey 68.3 7.8
New Mexico 15.7 7.8
New York 146.2 7.5
North Carolina 77.1 8.2
North Dakota 5.9 9.1
Ohio 107.2 9.3
Oklahoma 35.6 9.7
Oregon 31.6 8.3
Pennsylvania 124.8 9.9
Rhode Island 9.4 8.9
South Carolina 40.3 8.8
South Dakota 6.9 8.5
Tennessee 58.3 9.3
Texas 163.3 6.6
Utah 14.1 5.1
Vermont 5.0 8.1
Virginia 58.7 7.4
Washington 48.3 7.2
West Virginia 21.4 11.7
Wisconsin 45.7 8.1
Wyoming 4.3 7.9
     
Puerto Rico 28.9 7.3
Virgin Islands --- ---
Guam --- ---
American Samoa .3 4.7
Northern Marianas 0.19 3.8
NOTE: Preliminary data.
1. Excludes data for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Marianas.
2. Georgia data are not shown separately, but included in U.S. totals.
Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 59, No. 4, March 16, 2011.

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