Benin - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Benin Under 5 Mortality Rate was down by 2.3% year on year. At 91 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 9 comparing other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate. Benin is overtaken by Mali, which was number 8 at 93.8 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo at 85 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia ranked the highest with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is -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 witnessed the worst performance at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 91.00
2018 93.00
2017 95.50
2016 97.60
2015 99.90
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How does Benin 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
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
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