Burkina Faso - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Burkina Faso Under 5 Mortality Rate decreased by 4.7% year on year. With 71.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 18 comparing other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate. Burkina Faso is overtaken by Cameroon, which was number 17 at 73 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Angola at 71.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia topped the ranking 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 71.70
2018 76.40
2017 79.60
2016 83.00
2015 86.80
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How does Burkina Faso 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
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
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