USA: Child mortality

(measure: deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births; Source: UNICEF)
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USA: Deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 14 deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births with a minimum of 7 deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births in 2010 and a maximum of 30 deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births in 1960. The latest value from 2018 is 7 deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 187 countries is 28 deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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