Latvia: Child mortality

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 Latvia

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

 Latest value 4
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1979 - 2021
 Average 13
 Min - Max 4 - 21
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Latvia from 1979 to 2021. The average value for Latvia during that period was 13 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 4 deaths per 1000 births in 2017 and a maximum of 21 deaths per 1000 births in 1979. The latest value from 2021 is 4 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
Latvia - Child mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Latvia - Child mortality - historical chart - 1979-2021




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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 Neonatal mortality 2 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 3 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 4 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 3 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 4 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 1 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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