Sierra Leone: Older child mortality rate

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 Sierra Leone

Deaths of children five to fourteen years of age per 1000 live births

 Latest value 15
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 20
 Min - Max 15 - 28
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Sierra Leone from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 20 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 15 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 28 deaths per 1000 births in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 15 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 3 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
Sierra Leone - Older child mortality rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sierra Leone - Older child mortality rate - historical chart - 1990-2021




Definition: Probability of dying between age 5-9 years of age expressed per 1,000 children aged 5, if subject to age-specific mortality rates of the specified year.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 443 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 31 2022 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 78 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 105 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 98 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 111 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 15 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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