Under 5 Mortality Rate

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

  1. Somalia Under 5 Mortality Rate decreased by 2% in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Nigeria Under 5 Mortality Rate decreased by 1.5% year on year attaining 117.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births.
  3. In 2019 Chad was ranked number 3 in Under 5 Mortality Rate.
  4. In 2019 Malta was ranked number 138 in Under 5 Mortality Rate at 7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births, compared to 147 in 2018.

Top Countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate

# 193 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Somalia
119 2019 -2.0 % -2.9 % View data
2 #2
Nigeria
118 2019 -2.0 % -1.5 % View data
3 #3
Chad
116 2019 -2.4 % -2.8 % View data
4 #4
Central African Republic
114 2019 -2.2 % -3.1 % View data
5 #5
Sierra Leone
99 2019 -5.8 % -5.1 % View data
6 #6
Guinea
98 2019 -2.7 % -2.1 % View data
7 #7
South Sudan
95 2019 -4.0 % -0.8 % View data
8 #8
Mali
94 2019 -4.1 % -3.7 % View data
9 #9
Benin
91 2019 -2.1 % -2.3 % View data
10 #10
Democratic Republic of the Congo
85 2019 -3.5 % -3.3 % View data
11 #11
Equatorial Guinea
82 2019 -3.5 % -3.3 % View data
12 #12
Lesotho
80 2019 -1.7 % -3.0 % View data
13 #13
Ivory Coast
78 2019 -3.3 % -3.5 % View data
14 #14
Guinea-Bissau
77 2019 -5.2 % -4.0 % View data
14 #14
Niger
77 2019 -7.7 % -4.7 % View data
16 #16
Mauritania
74 2019 -2.3 % -3.0 % View data
17 #17
Cameroon
73 2019 -4.1 % -4.1 % View data
18 #18
Burkina Faso
72 2019 -6.2 % -4.7 % View data
19 #19
Angola
72 2019 -7.4 % -5.1 % View data
20 #20
Mozambique
69 2019 -6.3 % -4.4 % View data
21 #21
Togo
68 2019 -3.1 % -3.1 % View data
22 #22
Pakistan
67 2019 -2.7 % -2.9 % View data
23 #23
Liberia
66 2019 -6.6 % -4.2 % View data
24 #24
Comoros
66 2019 -2.5 % -3.1 % View data
25 #25
Haiti
62 2019 -4.5 % -3.1 % View data
26 #26
Afghanistan
59 2019 -5.1 % -4.3 % View data
27 #27
Sudan
59 2019 -3.0 % -3.0 % View data
28 #28
Djibouti
58 2019 -3.0 % -3.1 % View data
29 #29
Gambia
56 2019 -4.6 % -3.6 % View data
30 #30
Burundi
54 2019 -7.5 % -5.2 % View data
31 #31
Zambia
54 2019 -6.9 % -4.3 % View data
32 #32
Yemen
53 2019 -3.3 % -0.7 % View data
33 #33
Kiribati
52 2019 -1.7 % -2.6 % View data
34 #34
Swaziland
52 2019 -5.3 % -5.2 % View data
35 #35
Madagascar
51 2019 -4.3 % -3.0 % View data
36 #36
Ethiopia
51 2019 -7.3 % -5.2 % View data
37 #37
Tanzania
50 2019 -6.0 % -4.1 % View data
38 #38
Republic of the Congo
48 2019 -4.0 % -3.1 % View data
39 #39
Papua New Guinea
47 2019 -2.1 % -2.5 % View data
40 #40
Ghana
46 2019 -5.0 % -4.5 % View data
41 #41
Laos
45 2019 -5.9 % -4.5 % View data
41 #41
Malawi
45 2019 -10.5 % -6.7 % View data
43 #43
Turkmenistan
44 2019 -3.3 % -3.3 % View data
44 #44
Myanmar
44 2019 -4.5 % -3.8 % View data
45 #45
Zimbabwe
43 2019 -6.7 % -5.6 % View data
46 #46
East Timor
43 2019 -6.3 % -4.1 % View data
47 #47
Gabon
43 2019 -4.5 % -4.4 % View data
48 #48
Uganda
42 2019 -9.7 % -6.5 % View data
49 #49
Senegal
40 2019 -8.0 % -5.4 % View data
50 #50
Eritrea
40 2019 -5.3 % -3.8 % View data
51 #51
Kenya
39 2019 -5.8 % -4.3 % View data
52 #52
Namibia
38 2019 -3.3 % -3.3 % View data
53 #53
Dominica
37 2019 +3.4 % +4.4 % View data
54 #54
Botswana
35 2019 -5.2 % -3.9 % View data
55 #55
India
34 2019 -7.1 % -6.0 % View data
56 #56
Tajikistan
33 2019 -5.2 % -3.1 % View data
57 #57
Marshall Islands
33 2019 -0.9 % -2.3 % View data
58 #58
South Africa
32 2019 -5.9 % -4.2 % View data
59 #59
Nauru
31 2019 -1.6 % -2.8 % View data
60 #60
Federated States of Micronesia
30 2019 -2.9 % -3.1 % View data
61 #61
Nepal
30 2019 -7.8 % -4.9 % View data
62 #62
Rwanda
30 2019 -16.1 % -7.7 % View data
63 #63
Guyana
29 2019 -2.3 % -2.9 % View data
64 #64
Sao Tome and Principe
29 2019 -7.0 % -4.6 % View data
65 #65
Dominican Republic
28 2019 -2.1 % -2.6 % View data
66 #66
Philippines
28 2019 -1.4 % -1.7 % View data
67 #67
Bangladesh
27 2019 -9.3 % -6.5 % View data
68 #68
Bhutan
27 2019 -8.1 % -4.7 % View data
69 #69
Vanuatu
26 2019 -0.4 % -2.0 % View data
70 #70
Iraq
26 2019 -3.0 % -3.2 % View data
71 #71
Fiji
26 2019 +0.0 % +1.1 % View data
72 #72
Venezuela
25 2019 +2.0 % +7.6 % View data
73 #73
Cambodia
25 2019 -11.1 % -5.9 % View data
73 #73
Guatemala
25 2019 -5.0 % -3.7 % View data
75 #75
Bolivia
24 2019 -9.0 % -5.5 % View data
76 #76
Indonesia
24 2019 -5.6 % -4.1 % View data
76 #76
Tuvalu
24 2019 -3.3 % -3.1 % View data
78 #78
Algeria
23 2019 -3.4 % -2.1 % View data
79 #79
Morocco
21 2019 -6.3 % -4.7 % View data
80 #80
Vietnam
20 2019 -2.4 % -1.8 % View data
81 #81
Palestine
20 2019 -2.5 % -2.2 % View data
82 #82
Egypt
20 2019 -7.1 % -4.3 % View data
83 #83
Paraguay
20 2019 -3.0 % -3.1 % View data
84 #84
Uzbekistan
20 2019 -8.9 % -6.8 % View data
85 #85
Solomon Islands
19 2019 -3.0 % -3.1 % View data
86 #86
Azerbaijan
19 2019 -10.7 % -7.5 % View data
87 #87
Cape Verde
19 2019 -4.6 % -3.5 % View data
88 #88
Suriname
18 2019 -3.7 % -3.4 % View data
89 #89
Trinidad and Tobago
18 2019 -2.7 % -3.1 % View data
90 #90
Kyrgyzstan
18 2019 -7.4 % -5.7 % View data
91 #91
Palau
17 2019 -2.8 % -3.1 % View data
92 #92
Nicaragua
17 2019 -5.5 % -1.9 % View data
93 #93
North Korea
17 2019 -7.7 % -5.6 % View data
94 #94
Honduras
17 2019 -5.7 % -3.9 % View data
95 #95
Saint Lucia
17 2019 -0.6 % -1.8 % View data
95 #95
Syria
17 2019 -1.2 % -1.3 % View data
97 #97
Tunisia
16 2019 -4.7 % -1.3 % View data
98 #98
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
16 2019 -1.8 % -2.7 % View data
99 #99
Jordan
16 2019 -3.1 % -2.9 % View data
100 #100
Tonga
16 2019 +0.0 % -1.8 % View data
101 #101
Samoa
16 2019 -1.9 % -2.5 % View data
102 #102
Moldova
15 2019 -3.2 % -1.4 % View data
103 #103
Grenada
15 2019 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
104 #104
Mauritius
15 2019 -2.6 % +0.9 % View data
105 #105
Panama
15 2019 -3.3 % -3.3 % View data
106 #106
Seychelles
15 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
107 #107
Mongolia
14 2019 -13.5 % -6.3 % View data
108 #108
Jamaica
14 2019 -2.8 % -3.1 % View data
109 #109
Colombia
14 2019 -3.5 % -3.3 % View data
110 #110
Brazil
14 2019 -6.3 % -3.6 % View data
111 #111
Iran
13 2019 -6.9 % -4.2 % View data
112 #112
Ecuador
13 2019 -6.3 % -3.1 % View data
113 #113
Peru
13 2019 -9.1 % -5.0 % View data
114 #114
El Salvador
13 2019 -7.3 % -4.5 % View data
115 #115
Belize
12 2019 -4.6 % -5.1 % View data
116 #116
Mexico
12 2019 -4.7 % -4.7 % View data
117 #117
Barbados
12 2019 -1.6 % -2.5 % View data
118 #118
Brunei
12 2019 +0.0 % +2.0 % View data
119 #119
Armenia
12 2019 -7.3 % -5.3 % View data
119 #119
Saint Kitts and Nevis
12 2019 -4.2 % -3.0 % View data
121 #121
Libya
11 2019 -7.5 % -4.4 % View data
122 #122
Oman
11 2019 -4.4 % -0.5 % View data
123 #123
Bahamas
10 2019 -2.9 % -3.0 % View data
123 #123
Macedonia
10 2019 +0.0 % -3.8 % View data
125 #125
Argentina
9 2019 -5.0 % -4.8 % View data
126 #126
Turkey
9 2019 -13.2 % -7.3 % View data
127 #127
Georgia
9 2019 -11.2 % -4.4 % View data
128 #128
Costa Rica
9 2019 -2.3 % -1.3 % View data
129 #129
Thailand
8 2019 -7.7 % -5.3 % View data
130 #130
Kazakhstan
8 2019 -16.2 % -8.7 % View data
130 #130
Ukraine
8 2019 -4.6 % -3.3 % View data
132 #132
Albania
8 2019 -10.2 % -4.6 % View data
133 #133
Malaysia
8 2019 -1.3 % -0.8 % View data
134 #134
Kuwait
8 2019 -3.8 % -3.1 % View data
135 #135
China
7 2019 -13.9 % -8.6 % View data
135 #135
United Arab Emirates
7 2019 -2.6 % -1.3 % View data
137 #137
Uruguay
7 2019 -5.3 % -4.8 % View data
138 #138
Chile
7 2019 -2.8 % -2.9 % View data
138 #138
Maldives
7 2019 -18.6 % -8.0 % View data
138 #138
Malta
7 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
141 #141
Bahrain
7 2019 -4.2 % -2.5 % View data
141 #141
Lebanon
7 2019 -8.1 % -4.6 % View data
141 #141
Russia
7 2019 -5.6 % -5.5 % View data
141 #141
Sri Lanka
7 2019 -8.1 % -6.3 % View data
145 #145
Bulgaria
7 2019 -5.6 % -5.1 % View data
145 #145
Romania
7 2019 -8.2 % -7.7 % View data
147 #147
Qatar
7 2019 -4.4 % -4.3 % View data
148 #148
United States
6 2019 -1.5 % -1.5 % View data
149 #149
Saudi Arabia
6 2019 -12.7 % -7.6 % View data
150 #150
Antigua and Barbuda
6 2019 -7.8 % -4.9 % View data
151 #151
New Zealand
6 2019 -1.8 % -1.4 % View data
152 #152
Bosnia and Herzegovina
6 2019 -5.2 % -2.7 % View data
153 #153
Slovakia
5 2019 -3.6 % -2.7 % View data
154 #154
Serbia
5 2019 -7.3 % -5.0 % View data
155 #155
Canada
5 2019 -2.0 % -1.9 % View data
156 #156
Cuba
5 2019 -4.0 % -2.7 % View data
157 #157
Croatia
5 2019 -4.3 % -2.1 % View data
157 #157
Greece
5 2019 +0.0 % +0.5 % View data
159 #159
Denmark
4 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Poland
4 2019 -6.8 % -3.9 % View data
160 #160
United Kingdom
4 2019 -4.7 % -1.8 % View data
162 #162
Hungary
4 2019 -7.0 % -5.8 % View data
162 #162
Switzerland
4 2019 -2.4 % -1.9 % View data
164 #164
France
4 2019 -2.5 % -1.0 % View data
165 #165
Netherlands
4 2019 -2.6 % -1.5 % View data
166 #166
Lithuania
4 2019 -7.5 % -5.8 % View data
167 #167
Belgium
4 2019 -2.7 % -2.6 % View data
167 #167
Germany
4 2019 -2.7 % -1.6 % View data
167 #167
Ireland
4 2019 -2.7 % -1.6 % View data
170 #170
Australia
4 2019 -5.4 % -2.6 % View data
170 #170
Israel
4 2019 -5.4 % -2.6 % View data
170 #170
Portugal
4 2019 -5.4 % -1.1 % View data
173 #173
Austria
3 2019 -2.9 % -2.2 % View data
173 #173
Latvia
3 2019 -12.8 % -9.2 % View data
175 #175
Czech Republic
3 2019 -5.9 % +0.6 % View data
176 #176
Monaco
3 2019 -3.1 % -3.0 % View data
177 #177
Belarus
3 2019 -11.8 % -7.0 % View data
178 #178
Italy
3 2019 -3.3 % -4.2 % View data
178 #178
South Korea
3 2019 -9.4 % -4.2 % View data
178 #178
Spain
3 2019 -3.3 % -3.1 % View data
181 #181
Andorra
3 2019 -6.9 % -4.5 % View data
181 #181
Singapore
3 2019 -3.6 % +0.0 % View data
183 #183
Sweden
3 2019 -3.7 % -2.2 % View data
184 #184
Japan
2 2019 -4.0 % -3.0 % View data
184 #184
Norway
2 2019 -4.0 % -3.0 % View data
186 #186
Luxembourg
2 2019 -4.2 % -3.2 % View data
187 #187
Cyprus
2 2019 -8.3 % -5.4 % View data
187 #187
Estonia
2 2019 -15.4 % -8.3 % View data
189 #189
Montenegro
2 2019 -20.0 % -12.5 % View data
190 #190
Iceland
2 2019 -5.0 % -3.8 % View data
190 #190
Slovenia
2 2019 -9.5 % -6.1 % View data
192 #192
San Marino
2 2019 -10.0 % -4.8 % View data
193 #193
Finland
2 2019 -5.9 % -7.8 % View data

Source: World Bank

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