Cameroon - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Cameroon Under 5 Mortality Rate fell by 4.1% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 17 among other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate at 73 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Cameroon is overtaken by Mauritania, which was number 16 at 74 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Burkina Faso at 71.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia topped the ranking with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a decrease of 2% compared to 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 73.00
2018 76.10
2017 79.00
2016 82.30
2015 85.80
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How does Cameroon 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
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
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