Afghanistan - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Afghanistan Child Mortality Rate fell by 8.7% year on year. At 4.45 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, the country was number 73 comparing other countries in Child Mortality Rate. Afghanistan is overtaken by Honduras, which was number 72 with 4.49 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Thailand with 4.42 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Niger ranked the highest with 36.53 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, that is a decrease of 2.1% compared to 2018. Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Chad respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Grenada recorded the best 5 years average growth at +1.7% per year, while Sri Lanka witnessed the worst performance at -12.3% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14
2019 4.45
2018 4.86
2017 5.21
2016 5.65
2015 6.26
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How does Afghanistan rank in Child Mortality Rate?

# 194 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Niger
37 2019 -2.1 % -2.6 % View data
2 #2
Cameroon
32 2019 +0.1 % -1.3 % View data
72 #72
Honduras
4 2019 -1.7 % -2.0 % View data
73 #73
Afghanistan
4 2019 -8.6 % -8.7 % View data
74 #74
Thailand
4 2019 -2.6 % -2.2 % View data
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