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People > Fertility > Mortality rate, under-5 > Per 1,000 live births: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000 live births). Under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sierra Leone 181.6 2012
2 Angola 163.5 2012
3 Chad 149.8 2012
4 Somalia 147.4 2012
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo 145.7 2012
6 Guinea-Bissau 129.1 2012
7 Central African Republic 128.6 2012
8 Mali 128 2012
9 Nigeria 123.7 2012
10 Niger 113.5 2012
11 Cote d'Ivoire 107.6 2012
12 Burundi 104.3 2012
13 South Sudan 104 2012
failed states average (profile) 103.4 2012
14 Burkina Faso 102.4 2012
15 Guinea 101.2 2012
16 Equatorial Guinea 100.3 2012
17 Lesotho 99.6 2012
18 Afghanistan 98.5 2012
19 Republic of the Congo 96 2012
20 Togo 95.5 2012
21 Cameroon 94.9 2012
22 Zimbabwe 89.8 2012
23 Mozambique 89.7 2012
24 Benin 89.5 2012
25 Zambia 88.5 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 86.76 2012
26 Pakistan 85.9 2012
27 Mauritania 84 2012
28 Djibouti 80.9 2012
29 Swaziland 79.7 2012
30 Comoros 77.6 2012
31 Haiti 75.6 2012
32 Liberia 74.8 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 74.73 2012
33 Sudan 73.1 2012
=34 The Gambia 72.9 2012
=34 Kenya 72.9 2012
36 Ghana 72 2012
37 Laos 71.8 2012
38 Malawi 71 2012
39 Uganda 68.9 2012
40 Ethiopia 68.3 2012
South Asia average (profile) 65.24 2012
41 Papua New Guinea 63 2012
42 Gabon 62 2012
43 Yemen 60 2012
44 Kiribati 59.9 2012
45 Senegal 59.6 2012
46 Tajikistan 58.3 2012
47 Madagascar 58.2 2012
48 East Timor 56.7 2012
49 India 56.3 2012
50 Rwanda 55 2012
51 Tanzania 54 2012
52 Botswana 53.3 2012
53 Sao Tome and Principe 53.2 2012
54 Turkmenistan 52.8 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 52.77 2012
55 Burma 52.3 2012
56 Eritrea 51.8 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 51.23 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 50.45 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 49.72 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 44.92 2012
=57 South Africa 44.6 2012
=57 Bhutan 44.6 2012
59 Nepal 41.6 2012
60 Bolivia 41.4 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 41.4 2012
61 Bangladesh 40.9 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 40.55 2012
62 Cambodia 39.7 2012
63 Uzbekistan 39.6 2012
64 Namibia 38.7 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 38.66 2012
65 Federated States of Micronesia 38.5 2012
66 Marshall Islands 37.9 2012
=67 Azerbaijan 35.2 2012
=67 Guyana 35.2 2012
69 Iraq 34.4 2012
70 Guatemala 32 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 31.59 2012
=71 Morocco 31.1 2012
=71 Solomon Islands 31.1 2012
73 Indonesia 31 2012
74 Philippines 29.8 2012
75 Tuvalu 29.7 2012
76 North Korea 28.8 2012
77 Mongolia 27.5 2012
78 Dominican Republic 27.1 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 26.77 2012
79 Kyrgyzstan 26.6 2012
80 Nicaragua 24.4 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 23.89 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 23.54 2012
81 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 23.4 2012
82 Ecuador 23.3 2012
83 Vietnam 23 2012
84 Honduras 22.9 2012
85 Fiji 22.4 2012
86 Cape Verde 22.2 2012
87 Paraguay 22 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 21.93 2012
88 Egypt 21 2012
=89 Palau 20.8 2012
=89 Suriname 20.8 2012
91 Trinidad and Tobago 20.7 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 20.12 2012
92 Algeria 20 2012
93 Georgia 19.9 2012
94 Jordan 19.1 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 19.07 2012
95 Kazakhstan 18.7 2012
96 Panama 18.5 2012
97 Barbados 18.4 2012
98 Belize 18.3 2012
99 Peru 18.2 2012
100 Vanuatu 17.9 2012
101 Samoa 17.8 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 17.77 2012
=102 Moldova 17.6 2012
=102 Colombia 17.6 2012
=102 Iran 17.6 2012
105 Saint Lucia 17.5 2012
106 The Bahamas 16.9 2012
107 Jamaica 16.8 2012
108 Albania 16.7 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 16.61 2012
109 Armenia 16.4 2012
110 Mexico 16.2 2012
111 Tunisia 16.1 2012
112 El Salvador 15.9 2012
113 Libya 15.4 2012
114 Venezuela 15.3 2012
=115 Mauritius 15.1 2012
=115 Syria 15.1 2012
117 Brazil 14.4 2012
=118 Turkey 14.2 2012
=118 Argentina 14.2 2012
120 China 14 2012
121 Grenada 13.5 2012
122 Thailand 13.2 2012
123 Seychelles 13.1 2012
124 Tonga 12.8 2012
125 Dominica 12.6 2012
126 Romania 12.2 2012
127 Bulgaria 12.1 2012
128 Oman 11.6 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 11.48 2012
129 Kuwait 11 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 10.83 2012
130 Ukraine 10.7 2012
131 Maldives 10.5 2012
132 Russia 10.3 2012
=133 Costa Rica 9.9 2012
=133 Antigua and Barbuda 9.9 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 9.88 2012
=135 Bahrain 9.6 2012
=135 Sri Lanka 9.6 2012
137 Lebanon 9.3 2012
138 Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.2 2012
139 Chile 9.1 2012
140 Latvia 8.7 2012
141 Saudi Arabia 8.6 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 8.54 2012
142 Malaysia 8.5 2012
143 United Arab Emirates 8.4 2012
144 Brunei 8 2012
145 Slovakia 7.5 2012
=146 Qatar 7.4 2012
=146 Republic of Macedonia 7.4 2012
148 Uruguay 7.2 2012
149 United States 7.1 2012
Europe average (profile) 7.07 2012
150 Malta 6.8 2012
151 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.7 2012
152 Serbia 6.6 2012
153 Hungary 6.2 2012
154 Montenegro 5.9 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 5.83 2012
155 New Zealand 5.7 2012
156 Cuba 5.5 2012
157 Lithuania 5.4 2012
158 Canada 5.3 2012
159 Belarus 5.2 2012
160 Poland 5 2012
European Union average (profile) 5 2012
161 Australia 4.9 2012
=162 United Kingdom 4.8 2012
=162 Greece 4.8 2012
164 European Union 4.78 2012
165 Croatia 4.7 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 4.6 2012
166 Spain 4.5 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 4.4 2012
167 Switzerland 4.3 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.3 2012
=168 Israel 4.2 2012
=168 Belgium 4.2 2012
=170 Netherlands 4.1 2012
=170 France 4.1 2012
=170 Germany 4.1 2012
=173 Ireland 4 2012
=173 Austria 4 2012
=175 Monaco 3.8 2012
=175 South Korea 3.8 2012
=175 Italy 3.8 2012
=175 Czech Republic 3.8 2012
179 Denmark 3.7 2012
=180 Portugal 3.6 2012
=180 Estonia 3.6 2012
182 San Marino 3.3 2012
=183 Andorra 3.2 2012
=183 Cyprus 3.2 2012
185 Slovenia 3.1 2012
186 Japan 3 2012
=187 Finland 2.9 2012
=187 Sweden 2.9 2012
=187 Singapore 2.9 2012
190 Norway 2.8 2012
191 Iceland 2.3 2012
192 Luxembourg 2.2 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Fertility > Mortality rate, under-5 > Per 1,000 live births. 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Fertility/Mortality-rate,-under--5/Per-1,000-live-births

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