* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Deaths of female children under five years of age per 1000 live births, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 187 countries was 24 deaths per 1000 births. The highest value was in Niger: 111 deaths per 1000 births and the lowest value was in Andorra: 2 deaths per 1000 births. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: deaths per 1000 births; Source: UNICEF
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Countries Child mortality, female, 2021 Global rank Available data
Niger 111 1 1967 - 2021
Somalia 105 2 1984 - 2021
Nigeria 104 3 1964 - 2021
Chad 100 4 1972 - 2021
Sierra Leone 98 5 1960 - 2021
C.A. Republic 93 6 1961 - 2021
Mali 92 7 1963 - 2021
Guinea 91 8 1960 - 2021
Burkina Faso 78 9 1960 - 2021
Benin 77 10 1960 - 2021
DR Congo 72 11 1969 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 70 12 1982 - 2021
Liberia 70 13 1960 - 2021
G.-Bissau 68 14 1985 - 2021
Ivory Coast 67 15 1960 - 2021
Lesotho 66 16 1960 - 2021
Mozambique 65 17 1964 - 2021
Cameroon 64 18 1960 - 2021
Angola 63 19 1980 - 2021
Madagascar 61 20 1968 - 2021
Pakistan 59 21 1960 - 2021
Yemen 58 22 1963 - 2021
Togo 57 23 1960 - 2021
Haiti 53 24 1960 - 2021
Zambia 53 25 1960 - 2021
Afghanistan 52 26 1963 - 2021
Sudan 50 27 1960 - 2021
Djibouti 49 28 1976 - 2021
Burundi 48 29 1964 - 2021
Swaziland 48 30 1960 - 2021
Comoros 47 31 1970 - 2021
Zimbabwe 45 32 1960 - 2021
Kiribati 44 33 1960 - 2021
Gambia 43 34 1960 - 2021
Tanzania 43 35 1960 - 2021
Ethiopia 41 36 1966 - 2021
Ghana 39 37 1960 - 2021
Papua N.G. 39 38 1960 - 2021
R. of Congo 39 39 1960 - 2021
Burma 38 40 1968 - 2021
Laos 38 41 1978 - 2021
Uganda 38 42 1960 - 2021
Malawi 37 43 1966 - 2021
Gabon 36 44 1969 - 2021
Mauritania 36 45 1960 - 2021
Rwanda 36 46 1960 - 2021
Turkmenistan 36 47 1977 - 2021
Namibia 35 48 1967 - 2021
Senegal 35 49 1960 - 2021
Kenya 34 50 1960 - 2021
Dominica 33 51 1960 - 2021
Eritrea 33 52 1974 - 2021
Botswana 31 53 1960 - 2021
India 31 54 1960 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 30 55 1960 - 2021
South Africa 30 56 1974 - 2021
Tajikistan 27 57 1972 - 2021
Bangladesh 25 58 1960 - 2021
Fiji 25 59 1960 - 2021
Nepal 25 60 1960 - 2021
Bhutan 24 61 1968 - 2021
Guyana 24 62 1960 - 2021
Philippines 23 63 1960 - 2021
Bolivia 22 64 1960 - 2021
Cambodia 22 65 1975 - 2021
Iraq 22 66 1960 - 2021
Micronesia 22 67 1960 - 2021
Saint Lucia 22 68 1960 - 2021
Venezuela 22 69 1960 - 2021
Algeria 21 70 1960 - 2021
Guatemala 21 71 1960 - 2021
Vanuatu 21 72 1960 - 2021
Indonesia 20 73 1960 - 2021
Syria 20 74 1960 - 2021
Tuvalu 19 75 1960 - 2021
Egypt 18 76 1960 - 2021
Azerbaijan 17 77 1982 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 17 78 1960 - 2021
Vietnam 17 79 1964 - 2021
Morocco 16 80 1960 - 2021
Paraguay 16 81 1960 - 2021
Grenada 15 82 1960 - 2021
Honduras 15 83 1960 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 15 84 1975 - 2021
Mauritius 15 85 1960 - 2021
Samoa 15 86 1960 - 2021
Suriname 15 87 1983 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 15 88 1960 - 2021
Tunisia 15 89 1962 - 2021
North Korea 14 90 1985 - 2021
Palau 14 91 1985 - 2021
Palestine 14 92 1975 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 14 93 1965 - 2021
Brazil 13 94 1960 - 2021
Jordan 13 95 1960 - 2021
Moldova 13 96 1971 - 2021
Mongolia 13 97 1978 - 2021
Panama 13 98 1960 - 2021
Peru 13 99 1960 - 2021
Seychelles 13 100 1960 - 2021
Bahamas 12 101 1968 - 2021
Cape Verde 12 102 1960 - 2021
Colombia 12 103 1960 - 2021
Iran 12 104 1971 - 2021
Mexico 12 105 1960 - 2021
Nicaragua 12 106 1960 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 12 107 1960 - 2021
Uzbekistan 12 108 1979 - 2021
Barbados 11 109 1960 - 2021
Ecuador 11 110 1960 - 2021
El Salvador 11 111 1960 - 2021
Jamaica 11 112 1960 - 2021
Armenia 10 113 1976 - 2021
Belize 10 114 1967 - 2021
Brunei 10 115 1960 - 2021
Libya 10 116 1960 - 2021
Tonga 10 117 1963 - 2021
Albania 9 118 1978 - 2021
Kazakhstan 9 119 1971 - 2021
Oman 9 120 1963 - 2021
Georgia 8 121 1975 - 2021
Kuwait 8 122 1960 - 2021
Lebanon 8 123 1960 - 2021
Turkey 8 124 1960 - 2021
Bahrain 7 125 1960 - 2021
China 7 126 1969 - 2021
Costa Rica 7 127 1960 - 2021
Malaysia 7 128 1960 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 7 129 1972 - 2021
Thailand 7 130 1960 - 2021
Ukraine 7 131 1971 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 6 132 1960 - 2021
Argentina 6 133 1969 - 2021
Bulgaria 6 134 1960 - 2021
Chile 6 135 1960 - 2021
Romania 6 136 1960 - 2021
Sri Lanka 6 137 1960 - 2021
UA Emirates 6 138 1960 - 2021
USA 6 139 1960 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 5 140 1984 - 2021
Canada 5 141 1960 - 2021
Maldives 5 142 1965 - 2021
Malta 5 143 1960 - 2021
North Macedonia 5 144 1981 - 2021
Qatar 5 145 1969 - 2021
Russia 5 146 1970 - 2021
Serbia 5 147 1984 - 2021
Slovakia 5 148 1981 - 2021
Uruguay 5 149 1960 - 2021
Belgium 4 150 1960 - 2021
Croatia 4 151 1981 - 2021
France 4 152 1960 - 2021
Hungary 4 153 1960 - 2021
Netherlands 4 154 1960 - 2021
New Zealand 4 155 1960 - 2021
Poland 4 156 1960 - 2021
Switzerland 4 157 1960 - 2021
UK 4 158 1960 - 2021
Australia 3 159 1960 - 2021
Austria 3 160 1960 - 2021
Cyprus 3 161 1971 - 2021
Denmark 3 162 1960 - 2021
Germany 3 163 1968 - 2021
Greece 3 164 1960 - 2021
Ireland 3 165 1960 - 2021
Israel 3 166 1960 - 2021
Latvia 3 167 1979 - 2021
Lithuania 3 168 1967 - 2021
Luxembourg 3 169 1960 - 2021
Monaco 3 170 1985 - 2021
Portugal 3 171 1960 - 2021
South Korea 3 172 1960 - 2021
Spain 3 173 1960 - 2021
Andorra 2 174 1985 - 2021
Belarus 2 175 1980 - 2021
Czechia 2 176 1981 - 2021
Estonia 2 177 1980 - 2021
Finland 2 178 1960 - 2021
Iceland 2 179 1960 - 2021
Italy 2 180 1960 - 2021
Japan 2 181 1960 - 2021
Montenegro 2 182 1984 - 2021
Norway 2 183 1960 - 2021
San Marino 2 184 1985 - 2021
Singapore 2 185 1960 - 2021
Slovenia 2 186 1981 - 2021
Sweden 2 187 1960 - 2021



Definition: Under-five mortality rate, female is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn female baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to female age-specific mortality rates of the specified year.
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