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People > Number of under-five deaths per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of under-five deaths. Number of children dying before reaching age five. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Angola 7.11 2012
2 Chad 6.59 2012
3 Sierra Leone 6.52 2012
4 Somalia 6.38 2012
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.95 2012
6 Mali 5.59 2012
7 Niger 5.3 2012
8 Nigeria 4.9 2012
9 Guinea-Bissau 4.81 2012
10 Burundi 4.37 2012
11 Central African Republic 4.2 2012
12 Equatorial Guinea 4.07 2012
13 Burkina Faso 4.01 2012
14 Cote d'Ivoire 3.78 2012
failed states average (profile) 3.73 2012
15 South Sudan 3.69 2012
16 Guinea 3.58 2012
17 Zambia 3.55 2012
18 Republic of the Congo 3.46 2012
19 Afghanistan 3.45 2012
20 Cameroon 3.41 2012
21 Mozambique 3.33 2012
22 Togo 3.31 2012
23 Benin 3.18 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.12 2012
24 Lesotho 2.92 2012
25 Mauritania 2.9 2012
26 Zimbabwe 2.84 2012
27 Uganda 2.83 2012
28 The Gambia 2.79 2012
29 Comoros 2.79 2012
30 Malawi 2.7 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 2.63 2012
31 Liberia 2.63 2012
32 Kenya 2.5 2012
33 Swaziland 2.44 2012
34 Sudan 2.39 2012
35 Djibouti 2.33 2012
36 Pakistan 2.28 2012
37 Ethiopia 2.23 2012
38 Ghana 2.21 2012
39 Senegal 2.19 2012
40 Laos 2.11 2012
41 Rwanda 2.09 2012
42 Tanzania 2.05 2012
43 Madagascar 1.97 2012
44 Haiti 1.97 2012
45 Tajikistan 1.87 2012
46 Gabon 1.84 2012
47 Solomon Islands 1.82 2012
48 Papua New Guinea 1.81 2012
South Asia average (profile) 1.81 2012
49 Yemen 1.8 2012
50 Eritrea 1.79 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 1.79 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 1.77 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.73 2012
51 East Timor 1.65 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 1.55 2012
52 Botswana 1.5 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 1.38 2012
53 Bhutan 1.35 2012
54 Guyana 1.26 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 1.21 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 1.17 2012
55 Turkmenistan 1.16 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1.16 2012
56 India 1.14 2012
57 Iraq 1.07 2012
58 Bolivia 1.05 2012
59 Guatemala 0.995 2012
60 South Africa 0.977 2012
61 Cambodia 0.942 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 0.913 2012
62 Burma 0.909 2012
63 Namibia 0.885 2012
64 Nepal 0.874 2012
65 Uzbekistan 0.84 2012
66 Bangladesh 0.821 2012
67 Kyrgyzstan 0.717 2012
68 Mongolia 0.715 2012
69 Philippines 0.713 2012
70 Morocco 0.707 2012
71 Azerbaijan 0.645 2012
72 Jordan 0.633 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 0.631 2012
73 Honduras 0.63 2012
74 Indonesia 0.616 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.603 2012
75 Dominican Republic 0.584 2012
76 Algeria 0.52 2012
77 Ecuador 0.516 2012
78 Nicaragua 0.501 2012
79 Egypt 0.496 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.452 2012
80 Paraguay 0.449 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 0.437 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 0.432 2012
81 North Korea 0.404 2012
82 Vietnam 0.372 2012
83 Jamaica 0.369 2012
84 Peru 0.367 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.36 2012
85 Kazakhstan 0.357 2012
86 Syria 0.357 2012
87 Iran 0.34 2012
88 Armenia 0.337 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 0.335 2012
89 Colombia 0.335 2012
90 Libya 0.325 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 0.318 2012
91 El Salvador 0.318 2012
92 Albania 0.316 2012
93 Kuwait 0.308 2012
94 Mexico 0.306 2012
95 Oman 0.302 2012
96 Venezuela 0.3 2012
97 Moldova 0.281 2012
98 Tunisia 0.278 2012
99 Panama 0.263 2012
100 Argentina 0.243 2012
101 Turkey 0.243 2012
102 Lebanon 0.226 2012
103 Georgia 0.222 2012
104 Brazil 0.211 2012
105 Costa Rica 0.208 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 0.203 2012
106 Sri Lanka 0.197 2012
107 China 0.191 2012
108 Saudi Arabia 0.177 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.144 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 0.143 2012
109 Romania 0.141 2012
110 Serbia 0.138 2012
111 Bulgaria 0.137 2012
112 Malaysia 0.137 2012
113 Thailand 0.135 2012
114 Ukraine 0.132 2012
115 Israel 0.126 2012
116 Russia 0.118 2012
117 Chile 0.115 2012
118 United Arab Emirates 0.109 2012
119 Belarus 0.106 2012
120 Hungary 0.101 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 0.0997 2012
121 United States 0.0924 2012
122 Belgium 0.0897 2012
123 Cuba 0.0887 2012
124 Greece 0.0887 2012
125 Australia 0.0882 2012
Europe average (profile) 0.0729 2012
126 United Kingdom 0.0633 2012
127 Netherlands 0.0596 2012
128 Canada 0.0573 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 0.0558 2012
129 Poland 0.0519 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.0502 2012
130 France 0.0457 2012
131 Spain 0.0433 2012
132 South Korea 0.04 2012
133 Germany 0.0366 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.034 2012
134 Italy 0.0328 2012
European Union average (profile) 0.0318 2012
135 Japan 0.0235 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 0.022 2012
=136 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.0 2012
=136 Dominica 0.0 2012
=136 Monaco 0.0 2012
=136 Slovakia 0.0 2012
=136 Vanuatu 0.0 2012
=136 Norway 0.0 2012
=136 Montenegro 0.0 2012
=136 Bahrain 0.0 2012
=136 Finland 0.0 2012
=136 Mauritius 0.0 2012
=136 Portugal 0.0 2012
=136 Barbados 0.0 2012
=136 Luxembourg 0.0 2012
=136 Andorra 0.0 2012
=136 Ireland 0.0 2012
=136 Palau 0.0 2012
=136 Tuvalu 0.0 2012
=136 Belize 0.0 2012
=136 Denmark 0.0 2012
=136 Estonia 0.0 2012
=136 Fiji 0.0 2012
=136 Qatar 0.0 2012
=136 Maldives 0.0 2012
=136 Suriname 0.0 2012
=136 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0 2012
=136 Republic of Macedonia 0.0 2012
=136 Sao Tome and Principe 0.0 2012
=136 Lithuania 0.0 2012
=136 Cape Verde 0.0 2012
=136 Slovenia 0.0 2012
=136 The Bahamas 0.0 2012
=136 Samoa 0.0 2012
=136 New Zealand 0.0 2012
=136 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0 2012
=136 Czech Republic 0.0 2012
=136 Saint Lucia 0.0 2012
=136 San Marino 0.0 2012
=136 Cyprus 0.0 2012
=136 Federated States of Micronesia 0.0 2012
=136 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0 2012
=136 Tonga 0.0 2012
=136 Sweden 0.0 2012
=136 Austria 0.0 2012
=136 Latvia 0.0 2012
=136 Brunei 0.0 2012
=136 Marshall Islands 0.0 2012
=136 Kiribati 0.0 2012
=136 Croatia 0.0 2012
=136 Switzerland 0.0 2012
=136 Grenada 0.0 2012
=136 Seychelles 0.0 2012
=136 Uruguay 0.0 2012
=136 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0 2012
=136 Malta 0.0 2012
=136 Iceland 0.0 2012
=136 Singapore 0.0 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Number of under-five deaths per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA Population Division) at www.childmortality.org. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Number-of-under--five-deaths-per-1000

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