Rwanda: Child mortality

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 Rwanda

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

 Latest value 39
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 162
 Min - Max 39 - 341
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 162 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 39 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 341 deaths per 1000 births in 1994. The latest value from 2021 is 39 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
Rwanda - Child mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Rwanda - 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 259 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 18 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 30 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 39 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 36 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 43 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 9 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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