Benin: Older child mortality rate

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 Benin

Deaths of children five to fourteen years of age per 1000 live births

 Latest value 12
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 19
 Min - Max 12 - 29
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Benin during that period was 19 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 12 deaths per 1000 births in 2020 and a maximum of 29 deaths per 1000 births in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 12 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 3 deaths per 1000 births. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Benin - Older child mortality rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Benin - Older child mortality rate - historical chart - 1990-2021




Definition: Probability of dying between age 5-9 years of age expressed per 1,000 children aged 5, if subject to age-specific mortality rates of the specified year.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 523 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 29 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 55 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 84 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 77 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 89 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 12 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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