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Deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 187 countries was 28 deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births.The highest value was in Somalia: 122 deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births and the lowest value was in Cyprus: 2 deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: deaths of children under five years of age per 1000 live births; Source: UNICEF
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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.
Child mortality in the European union
Child mortality in Europe
Child mortality in Asia
Child mortality in Africa
Child mortality in North America
Child mortality in South America
Child mortality in Australia


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