Eritrea: Child mortality

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 Eritrea

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

 Latest value 38
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1974 - 2021
 Average 114
 Min - Max 38 - 216
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Eritrea from 1974 to 2021. The average value for Eritrea during that period was 114 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 38 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 216 deaths per 1000 births in 1974. The latest value from 2021 is 38 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2021 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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Recent values chart
Eritrea - Child mortality - recent values

Historical chart
Eritrea - Child mortality - historical chart - 1974-2021




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 322 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 17 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 29 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 38 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 33 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 43 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 4 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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