Fiji: Child mortality

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 Fiji

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

 Latest value 28
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 38
 Min - Max 23 - 79
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Fiji from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Fiji during that period was 38 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 23 deaths per 1000 births in 1997 and a maximum of 79 deaths per 1000 births in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 28 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
Fiji - Child mortality - recent values

Historical chart
Fiji - Child mortality - historical chart - 1960-2021




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 38 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 14 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 23 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 28 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 25 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 30 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 2 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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