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Originally posted by Melissa101
reply to post by KingAtlas
I get what you are saying, and I agree these weekly reports are being used to forecast the sales market for funeral products and services which is a huge business. But the current average death rate of the World is 8.20 per 1000 deaths (that is thus far this year). The current World population is 6,790,062,216 so in 2009 we can expect 67,900,622 deaths World wide that is significant. But the death rate does seem to be going down over all here is a link to support this www.indexmundi.com...
So maybe it just seems like more people are dying this year, I have noticed an increase in my area and so has the funeral homes and with all the notable deaths (which is what was predicted in the book) it seems like we have had more. I guess we will have to wait untill January 2010 to see the final tally...