Brazil: Child mortality

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Deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births

 Latest value 15
 Reference 2020
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Source UNICEF

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1960 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was 73 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 15 deaths per 1000 births in 2017 and a maximum of 170 deaths per 1000 births in 1960. The latest value from 2020 is 15 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 187 countries is 26 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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Definition: Under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to age-specific mortality rates of the specified year.
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