* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Deaths of children five to fourteen years of age per 1000 live births, 2018:

The average for 2018 based on 187 countries was 3 deaths per 1000 births. The highest value was in Niger: 22 deaths per 1000 births and the lowest value was in Andorra: 0 deaths per 1000 births. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: deaths per 1000 births; Source: UNICEF
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Older child mortality rate, 2018 Global rank Available data
Niger 22 1 1990 - 2021
Somalia 17 2 1990 - 2021
Sierra Leone 16 3 1990 - 2021
Ivory Coast 15 4 1990 - 2021
Cameroon 14 5 1990 - 2021
C.A. Republic 14 6 1990 - 2021
Chad 14 7 1990 - 2021
Mali 14 8 1990 - 2021
Nigeria 14 9 1990 - 2021
Benin 13 10 1990 - 2021
Burkina Faso 13 11 1990 - 2021
Guinea 13 12 1990 - 2021
Burundi 12 13 1990 - 2021
DR Congo 12 14 1990 - 2021
Madagascar 12 15 1990 - 2021
Angola 11 16 1990 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 10 17 1990 - 2021
Liberia 10 18 1990 - 2021
Swaziland 10 19 1990 - 2021
Tanzania 10 20 1990 - 2021
G.-Bissau 9 21 1990 - 2021
Uganda 9 22 1990 - 2021
Djibouti 8 23 1990 - 2021
Malawi 8 24 1990 - 2021
Mozambique 8 25 1990 - 2021
Rwanda 8 26 1990 - 2021
Togo 8 27 1990 - 2021
Namibia 7 28 1990 - 2021
Zambia 7 29 1990 - 2021
Gabon 6 30 1990 - 2021
Gambia 6 31 1990 - 2021
Ghana 6 32 1990 - 2021
Haiti 6 33 1990 - 2021
Kiribati 6 34 1990 - 2021
Ethiopia 5 35 1990 - 2021
Kenya 5 36 1990 - 2021
Lesotho 5 37 1990 - 2021
Mauritania 5 38 1990 - 2021
Pakistan 5 39 1990 - 2021
Papua N.G. 5 40 1990 - 2021
Senegal 5 41 1990 - 2021
Sudan 5 42 1990 - 2021
Yemen 5 43 1990 - 2021
Zimbabwe 5 44 1990 - 2021
Botswana 4 45 1990 - 2021
Comoros 4 46 1990 - 2021
Eritrea 4 47 1990 - 2021
R. of Congo 4 48 1990 - 2021
Afghanistan 3 49 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh 3 50 1990 - 2021
Bhutan 3 51 1990 - 2021
Burma 3 52 1990 - 2021
Cambodia 3 53 1990 - 2021
Indonesia 3 54 1990 - 2021
Iraq 3 55 1990 - 2021
Laos 3 56 1990 - 2021
Micronesia 3 57 1990 - 2021
Nepal 3 58 1990 - 2021
South Africa 3 59 1990 - 2021
Syria 3 60 1990 - 2021
Tuvalu 3 61 1990 - 2021
Vanuatu 3 62 1990 - 2021
Algeria 2 63 1990 - 2021
Azerbaijan 2 64 1990 - 2021
Bolivia 2 65 1990 - 2021
Dominica 2 66 1990 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 2 67 1990 - 2021
Egypt 2 68 1990 - 2021
Fiji 2 69 1990 - 2021
Grenada 2 70 1990 - 2021
Guatemala 2 71 1990 - 2021
Guyana 2 72 1990 - 2021
Honduras 2 73 1990 - 2021
India 2 74 1990 - 2021
Iran 2 75 1990 - 2021
Jordan 2 76 1990 - 2021
Mongolia 2 77 1990 - 2021
Morocco 2 78 1990 - 2021
North Korea 2 79 1990 - 2021
Palau 2 80 1990 - 2021
Palestine 2 81 1990 - 2021
Panama 2 82 1990 - 2021
Philippines 2 83 1990 - 2021
Saint Lucia 2 84 1990 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 2 85 1990 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 2 86 1990 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 2 87 1990 - 2021
Suriname 2 88 1990 - 2021
Thailand 2 89 1990 - 2021
Tonga 2 90 1990 - 2021
Tunisia 2 91 1990 - 2021
Turkmenistan 2 92 1990 - 2021
Uzbekistan 2 93 1990 - 2021
Venezuela 2 94 1990 - 2021
Albania 1 95 1990 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 1 96 1990 - 2021
Argentina 1 97 1990 - 2021
Armenia 1 98 1990 - 2021
Bahamas 1 99 1990 - 2021
Bahrain 1 100 1990 - 2021
Barbados 1 101 1990 - 2021
Belarus 1 102 1990 - 2021
Belize 1 103 1990 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 1 104 1990 - 2021
Brazil 1 105 1990 - 2021
Brunei 1 106 1990 - 2021
Bulgaria 1 107 1990 - 2021
Cape Verde 1 108 1990 - 2021
Chile 1 109 1990 - 2021
China 1 110 1990 - 2021
Colombia 1 111 1990 - 2021
Costa Rica 1 112 1990 - 2021
Croatia 1 113 1990 - 2021
Cyprus 1 114 1990 - 2021
Ecuador 1 115 1990 - 2021
El Salvador 1 116 1990 - 2021
Estonia 1 117 1990 - 2021
Georgia 1 118 1990 - 2021
Hungary 1 119 1990 - 2021
Jamaica 1 120 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan 1 121 1990 - 2021
Kuwait 1 122 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 1 123 1990 - 2021
Latvia 1 124 1990 - 2021
Lebanon 1 125 1990 - 2021
Libya 1 126 1990 - 2021
Lithuania 1 127 1990 - 2021
Malaysia 1 128 1990 - 2021
Maldives 1 129 1990 - 2021
Mauritius 1 130 1990 - 2021
Mexico 1 131 1990 - 2021
Moldova 1 132 1990 - 2021
Nicaragua 1 133 1990 - 2021
North Macedonia 1 134 1990 - 2021
Oman 1 135 1990 - 2021
Paraguay 1 136 1990 - 2021
Peru 1 137 1990 - 2021
Qatar 1 138 1990 - 2021
Romania 1 139 1990 - 2021
Russia 1 140 1990 - 2021
Samoa 1 141 1990 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 1 142 1990 - 2021
Serbia 1 143 1990 - 2021
Seychelles 1 144 1990 - 2021
Slovakia 1 145 1990 - 2021
Sri Lanka 1 146 1990 - 2021
Tajikistan 1 147 1990 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 1 148 1990 - 2021
Turkey 1 149 1990 - 2021
Ukraine 1 150 1990 - 2021
UA Emirates 1 151 1990 - 2021
Uruguay 1 152 1990 - 2021
USA 1 153 1990 - 2021
Vietnam 1 154 1990 - 2021
Andorra 0 155 1990 - 2021
Australia 0 156 1990 - 2021
Austria 0 157 1990 - 2021
Belgium 0 158 1990 - 2021
Canada 0 159 1990 - 2021
Czechia 0 160 1990 - 2021
Denmark 0 161 1990 - 2021
Finland 0 162 1990 - 2021
France 0 163 1990 - 2021
Germany 0 164 1990 - 2021
Greece 0 165 1990 - 2021
Iceland 0 166 1990 - 2021
Ireland 0 167 1990 - 2021
Israel 0 168 1990 - 2021
Italy 0 169 1990 - 2021
Japan 0 170 1990 - 2021
Luxembourg 0 171 1990 - 2021
Malta 0 172 1990 - 2021
Monaco 0 173 1990 - 2021
Montenegro 0 174 1990 - 2021
Netherlands 0 175 1990 - 2021
New Zealand 0 176 1990 - 2021
Norway 0 177 1990 - 2021
Poland 0 178 1990 - 2021
Portugal 0 179 1990 - 2021
San Marino 0 180 1990 - 2021
Singapore 0 181 1990 - 2021
Slovenia 0 182 1990 - 2021
South Korea 0 183 1990 - 2021
Spain 0 184 1990 - 2021
Sweden 0 185 1990 - 2021
Switzerland 0 186 1990 - 2021
UK 0 187 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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