Afghanistan - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Afghanistan Under 5 Mortality Rate fell by 4.3% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 26 among other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate at 59.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Afghanistan is overtaken by Haiti, which was ranked number 25 with 61.9 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Sudan with 58.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia ranked the highest with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a fall of 2% versus 2018. Nigeria, Chad and Central African Republic respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela witnessed the best average annual growth at +7.6% per year, while Montenegro recorded the worst performance at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 59.10
2018 62.30
2017 64.70
2016 67.50
2015 70.40
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How does Afghanistan rank 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
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
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