India: Child mortality, female

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 India

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

 Latest value 31
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 135
 Min - Max 31 - 248
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2021. The average value for India during that period was 135 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 31 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 248 deaths per 1000 births in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 31 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 24 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
India - Child mortality, female - recent values

Historical chart
India - Child mortality, female - historical chart - 1960-2021




Definition: Under-five mortality rate, female is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn female baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to female age-specific mortality rates of the specified year.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 103 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 19 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 26 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 31 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 31 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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