Madagascar: Child mortality

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 Madagascar

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

 Latest value 66
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1968 - 2021
 Average 123
 Min - Max 66 - 178
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Madagascar from 1968 to 2021. The average value for Madagascar during that period was 123 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 66 deaths per 1000 births in 2014 and a maximum of 178 deaths per 1000 births in 1983. The latest value from 2021 is 66 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
Madagascar - Child mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Madagascar - Child mortality - historical chart - 1968-2021




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 392 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 24 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 45 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 66 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 61 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 71 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 13 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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