* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

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 per 1000 births.The highest value was in Somalia: 122 deaths per 1000 births and the lowest value was in Cyprus: 2 deaths per 1000 births. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: deaths per 1000 births; Source: UNICEF
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
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30.5
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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 Europe
Child mortality in Asia
Child mortality in Africa
Child mortality in North America
Child mortality in South America
Child mortality in Australia
Child mortality in the European union
Child mortality in Sub Sahara Africa
Child mortality in MENA
Child mortality in South East Asia
Child mortality in Latin America


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