Number of Under 5 Deaths

This key economic indicator for the Child Health sector has been recently updated.

  1. In 2019, Number of Under 5 Deaths in Nigeria fell by 1% from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Nigeria Number of Under 5 Deaths decreased by 0.4% year on year to 857,899 Deaths.
  3. In 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo was ranked number 4 in Number of Under 5 Deaths.
  4. In 2019 Equatorial Guinea was ranked number 81 in Number of Under 5 Deaths totalising 3,519 Deaths, compared to 84 in 2018.

Top Countries in Number of Under 5 Deaths

# 193 Countries Units (Deaths) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nigeria
857,899 2019 -1.0 % -0.4 % View data
2 #2
India
824,448 2019 -5.8 % -6.3 % View data
3 #3
Pakistan
399,418 2019 -2.4 % -1.9 % View data
4 #4
Democratic Republic of the Congo
290,859 2019 -1.3 % -1.3 % View data
5 #5
Ethiopia
177,849 2019 -3.2 % -3.7 % View data
6 #6
China
132,256 2019 -8.4 % -8.2 % View data
7 #7
Indonesia
114,994 2019 -4.2 % -4.4 % View data
8 #8
Tanzania
103,222 2019 -1.0 % -1.6 % View data
9 #9
Angola
92,690 2019 -1.9 % -2.3 % View data
10 #10
Bangladesh
89,796 2019 -5.3 % -5.5 % View data
11 #11
Niger
81,635 2019 -0.8 % -1.1 % View data
12 #12
Mozambique
81,507 2019 -1.7 % -1.8 % View data
13 #13
Sudan
78,028 2019 -1.8 % -1.7 % View data
14 #14
Uganda
74,053 2019 -3.1 % -3.7 % View data
15 #15
Mali
73,632 2019 -1.8 % -1.9 % View data
16 #16
Chad
73,024 2019 -1.4 % -1.2 % View data
17 #17
Afghanistan
72,186 2019 -3.2 % -3.5 % View data
18 #18
Somalia
72,126 2019 -0.4 % -0.9 % View data
19 #19
Ivory Coast
70,330 2019 -2.0 % -1.4 % View data
20 #20
Cameroon
66,071 2019 -2.3 % -3.0 % View data
21 #21
Burkina Faso
64,744 2019 -1.9 % -1.9 % View data
22 #22
Kenya
63,623 2019 -2.8 % -3.3 % View data
23 #23
Philippines
59,751 2019 -3.5 % -3.1 % View data
24 #24
Egypt
52,291 2019 -3.9 % -3.1 % View data
25 #25
Yemen
50,312 2019 +0.3 % +1.9 % View data
26 #26
Guinea
44,114 2019 -0.7 % -0.6 % View data
27 #27
Madagascar
43,110 2019 -1.4 % -1.4 % View data
28 #28
Myanmar
41,896 2019 -3.9 % -4.0 % View data
29 #29
South Africa
40,631 2019 -2.1 % -2.3 % View data
30 #30
Brazil
40,429 2019 -3.6 % -3.4 % View data
31 #31
Ghana
40,168 2019 -3.0 % -3.3 % View data
32 #32
Zambia
38,460 2019 -1.0 % -1.1 % View data
33 #33
Benin
37,100 2019 -1.1 % -0.7 % View data
34 #34
South Sudan
36,916 2019 +0.4 % +0.7 % View data
35 #35
Vietnam
31,689 2019 -2.7 % -1.5 % View data
36 #36
Mexico
31,368 2019 -3.9 % -3.8 % View data
37 #37
Iraq
28,801 2019 -2.5 % -2.4 % View data
38 #38
Sierra Leone
27,580 2019 -3.3 % -4.1 % View data
39 #39
Malawi
25,712 2019 -3.8 % -5.5 % View data
40 #40
United States
25,352 2019 -1.3 % -1.4 % View data
41 #41
Senegal
24,651 2019 -2.5 % -2.5 % View data
42 #42
Burundi
24,412 2019 -2.4 % -2.7 % View data
43 #43
Zimbabwe
24,166 2019 -3.7 % -4.4 % View data
44 #44
Algeria
23,598 2019 -2.8 % -1.0 % View data
45 #45
Iran
21,248 2019 -3.6 % -2.4 % View data
46 #46
Central African Republic
18,095 2019 -3.2 % -3.5 % View data
47 #47
Togo
17,331 2019 -2.0 % -1.9 % View data
48 #48
Nepal
17,296 2019 -3.9 % -4.7 % View data
49 #49
Haiti
16,890 2019 -3.2 % -3.0 % View data
50 #50
Morocco
14,511 2019 -4.8 % -4.8 % View data
51 #51
Liberia
13,365 2019 -0.7 % -0.8 % View data
52 #52
Rwanda
13,310 2019 -3.0 % -3.4 % View data
53 #53
Turkey
13,149 2019 -6.3 % -6.1 % View data
54 #54
Venezuela
12,620 2019 -1.9 % +4.1 % View data
55 #55
Uzbekistan
12,045 2019 -6.2 % -6.5 % View data
56 #56
Mauritania
10,699 2019 -1.7 % -1.4 % View data
57 #57
Russia
10,556 2019 -9.7 % -8.7 % View data
58 #58
Papua New Guinea
10,393 2019 -2.4 % -2.0 % View data
59 #59
Guatemala
10,364 2019 -2.8 % -3.0 % View data
60 #60
Colombia
10,091 2019 -3.4 % -3.4 % View data
61 #61
Cambodia
9,647 2019 -4.2 % -4.5 % View data
62 #62
Tajikistan
9,377 2019 -2.7 % -1.4 % View data
63 #63
Syria
9,195 2019 -4.6 % -5.3 % View data
64 #64
Republic of the Congo
8,204 2019 -2.1 % -2.1 % View data
65 #65
Peru
7,563 2019 -3.7 % -4.3 % View data
66 #66
Laos
7,520 2019 -3.9 % -4.2 % View data
67 #67
Argentina
6,977 2019 -5.4 % -5.1 % View data
68 #68
Thailand
6,444 2019 -5.5 % -5.6 % View data
69 #69
Bolivia
6,399 2019 -3.8 % -4.6 % View data
70 #70
North Korea
6,116 2019 -4.7 % -4.6 % View data
71 #71
Turkmenistan
5,793 2019 -2.4 % -0.4 % View data
72 #72
Dominican Republic
5,768 2019 -3.4 % -2.9 % View data
73 #73
Guinea-Bissau
5,111 2019 -2.7 % -2.5 % View data
74 #74
Lesotho
4,831 2019 -0.7 % -2.1 % View data
75 #75
Ecuador
4,696 2019 -1.6 % -1.6 % View data
76 #76
Malaysia
4,513 2019 +2.0 % +2.3 % View data
77 #77
Gambia
4,504 2019 -1.8 % -1.6 % View data
78 #78
Eritrea
4,247 2019 -4.0 % -4.2 % View data
79 #79
Kazakhstan
3,976 2019 -0.3 % -4.6 % View data
80 #80
Saudi Arabia
3,964 2019 -5.6 % -6.5 % View data
81 #81
Equatorial Guinea
3,519 2019 -1.1 % -1.1 % View data
82 #82
Ukraine
3,514 2019 -5.9 % -5.8 % View data
83 #83
Honduras
3,480 2019 -2.9 % -3.1 % View data
84 #84
Tunisia
3,398 2019 -2.2 % -1.0 % View data
85 #85
Azerbaijan
3,370 2019 -7.9 % -7.5 % View data
86 #86
Jordan
3,355 2019 -3.6 % -3.3 % View data
87 #87
United Kingdom
3,313 2019 -1.7 % -1.8 % View data
88 #88
France
3,251 2019 +1.1 % +0.3 % View data
89 #89
Germany
2,959 2019 +0.2 % +1.1 % View data
90 #90
Namibia
2,954 2019 -1.9 % -1.8 % View data
91 #91
Kyrgyzstan
2,824 2019 -5.9 % -5.6 % View data
92 #92
Gabon
2,807 2019 -1.4 % -2.0 % View data
93 #93
Paraguay
2,774 2019 -3.2 % -3.0 % View data
94 #94
Palestine
2,771 2019 -2.2 % -2.0 % View data
95 #95
Sri Lanka
2,378 2019 -5.5 % -6.3 % View data
96 #96
Japan
2,343 2019 -4.9 % -4.9 % View data
97 #97
Botswana
2,320 2019 -3.7 % +1.3 % View data
98 #98
Nicaragua
2,212 2019 -4.5 % -4.4 % View data
99 #99
Canada
1,873 2019 -2.4 % -1.9 % View data
100 #100
Comoros
1,656 2019 -2.5 % -2.4 % View data
101 #101
East Timor
1,645 2019 -1.4 % -1.6 % View data
102 #102
Poland
1,624 2019 -2.8 % -3.3 % View data
103 #103
Chile
1,612 2019 -4.2 % -4.1 % View data
104 #104
El Salvador
1,552 2019 -3.7 % -4.0 % View data
105 #105
Swaziland
1,468 2019 -11.5 % -6.6 % View data
106 #106
Libya
1,448 2019 -4.9 % -4.9 % View data
107 #107
Italy
1,432 2019 -4.9 % -5.0 % View data
108 #108
Romania
1,317 2019 -8.5 % -7.8 % View data
109 #109
Spain
1,221 2019 -3.8 % -4.1 % View data
110 #110
South Korea
1,200 2019 -5.0 % -5.3 % View data
111 #111
Mongolia
1,183 2019 -6.3 % -6.3 % View data
112 #112
Panama
1,175 2019 -2.9 % -3.0 % View data
113 #113
Djibouti
1,173 2019 -3.7 % -3.7 % View data
114 #114
Australia
1,146 2019 -1.4 % -1.5 % View data
115 #115
Oman
1,034 2019 +0.7 % +2.8 % View data
116 #116
Lebanon
839 2019 -2.6 % -1.2 % View data
117 #117
United Arab Emirates
750 2019 -1.8 % -1.1 % View data
118 #118
Netherlands
696 2019 +0.1 % -0.7 % View data
119 #119
Jamaica
652 2019 -3.7 % -3.6 % View data
120 #120
Israel
624 2019 -1.3 % -1.1 % View data
121 #121
Costa Rica
599 2019 -1.8 % -2.1 % View data
122 #122
Cuba
591 2019 -4.1 % -3.7 % View data
123 #123
Moldova
584 2019 -4.0 % -3.6 % View data
124 #124
Georgia
513 2019 -4.1 % -3.9 % View data
125 #125
Armenia
482 2019 -6.4 % -6.1 % View data
125 #125
Fiji
482 2019 -0.2 % +1.0 % View data
127 #127
Guyana
453 2019 -3.8 % -3.4 % View data
128 #128
Kuwait
448 2019 -4.9 % -3.8 % View data
129 #129
Serbia
441 2019 -4.8 % -5.1 % View data
130 #130
Belgium
424 2019 -3.9 % -3.8 % View data
131 #131
Bulgaria
422 2019 -5.8 % -6.6 % View data
132 #132
Solomon Islands
416 2019 -1.6 % -1.4 % View data
133 #133
Bhutan
369 2019 -3.9 % -3.8 % View data
134 #134
Belarus
360 2019 -6.5 % -5.8 % View data
135 #135
Switzerland
353 2019 -1.4 % -0.7 % View data
136 #136
Czech Republic
350 2019 -1.1 % +0.1 % View data
137 #137
Uruguay
337 2019 -6.1 % -5.5 % View data
138 #138
Hungary
335 2019 -8.2 % -7.3 % View data
139 #139
Albania
327 2019 +0.3 % -1.5 % View data
140 #140
Slovakia
325 2019 -2.7 % -2.1 % View data
141 #141
Trinidad and Tobago
312 2019 -5.2 % -4.8 % View data
142 #142
Austria
306 2019 -0.7 % -0.3 % View data
143 #143
Sweden
305 2019 -2.9 % -1.9 % View data
144 #144
Greece
302 2019 -9.6 % -5.9 % View data
145 #145
Portugal
295 2019 -1.0 % -1.6 % View data
146 #146
New Zealand
283 2019 -3.7 % -3.9 % View data
147 #147
Denmark
232 2019 -1.7 % -0.8 % View data
148 #148
Vanuatu
224 2019 -1.8 % -1.0 % View data
149 #149
Mauritius
206 2019 +3.5 % +0.3 % View data
150 #150
Ireland
203 2019 -5.6 % -5.2 % View data
151 #151
Sao Tome and Principe
198 2019 -2.9 % -3.5 % View data
152 #152
Suriname
191 2019 -3.5 % -3.1 % View data
153 #153
Croatia
176 2019 -2.8 % -2.7 % View data
154 #154
Qatar
172 2019 -3.4 % -2.4 % View data
155 #155
Kiribati
164 2019 -3.0 % -2.4 % View data
156 #156
Bosnia and Herzegovina
158 2019 -5.4 % -4.7 % View data
157 #157
Cape Verde
157 2019 -6.5 % -7.3 % View data
158 #158
Bahrain
151 2019 -1.9 % -1.3 % View data
159 #159
Norway
145 2019 -2.0 % -2.8 % View data
160 #160
Macedonia
137 2019 -23.0 % -14.0 % View data
161 #161
Singapore
128 2019 -3.0 % -1.6 % View data
162 #162
Finland
122 2019 -3.2 % -3.7 % View data
163 #163
Lithuania
106 2019 -10.9 % -7.3 % View data
164 #164
Belize
98 2019 -4.8 % -4.8 % View data
165 #165
Federated States of Micronesia
75 2019 -3.9 % -2.9 % View data
166 #166
Latvia
74 2019 -7.5 % -8.6 % View data
167 #167
Brunei
73 2019 +0.0 % +0.6 % View data
168 #168
Samoa
72 2019 -2.7 % -3.5 % View data
169 #169
Bahamas
68 2019 -1.4 % -2.2 % View data
170 #170
Maldives
54 2019 -8.5 % -7.8 % View data
171 #171
Saint Lucia
48 2019 +0.0 % +0.8 % View data
172 #172
Marshall Islands
44 2019 -4.3 % -4.7 % View data
173 #173
Slovenia
42 2019 -4.5 % -5.6 % View data
173 #173
Tonga
42 2019 -2.3 % -1.4 % View data
175 #175
Barbados
39 2019 -2.5 % -2.8 % View data
176 #176
Dominica
33 2019 +3.1 % +4.1 % View data
176 #176
Estonia
33 2019 -5.7 % -7.2 % View data
178 #178
Grenada
30 2019 -3.2 % +0.0 % View data
178 #178
Malta
30 2019 +0.0 % +0.7 % View data
180 #180
Cyprus
29 2019 -3.3 % -4.8 % View data
181 #181
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
23 2019 -4.2 % -4.5 % View data
181 #181
Seychelles
23 2019 +0.0 % -0.8 % View data
183 #183
Luxembourg
18 2019 +0.0 % +1.1 % View data
184 #184
Montenegro
17 2019 -10.5 % -10.7 % View data
185 #185
Saint Kitts and Nevis
11 2019 +0.0 % -1.7 % View data
186 #186
Antigua and Barbuda
10 2019 +0.0 % -3.6 % View data
187 #187
Nauru
9 2019 -10.0 % -3.9 % View data
188 #188
Iceland
8 2019 +0.0 % -4.4 % View data
189 #189
Tuvalu
7 2019 +0.0 % -2.6 % View data
190 #190
Palau
4 2019 +0.0 % -4.4 % View data
191 #191
Andorra
2 2019 +0.0 % -7.8 % View data
191 #191
Monaco
2 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
193 #193
San Marino
0 2019 NA -100.0 % View data

Source: World Bank

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