Guinea-Bissau: Child mortality

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 Guinea-Bissau

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

 Latest value 74
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1985 - 2021
 Average 156
 Min - Max 74 - 244
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 1985 to 2021. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 156 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 74 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 244 deaths per 1000 births in 1985. The latest value from 2021 is 74 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
Guinea-Bissau - Child mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Guinea-Bissau - Child mortality - historical chart - 1985-2021




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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 725 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 34 2022 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 50 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 74 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 68 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 80 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 8 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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