Costa Rica - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Costa Rica Child Mortality Rate decreased by 1.6% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 136 among other countries in Child Mortality Rate with 1.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Costa Rica is overtaken by Bahrain, which was ranked number 135 with 1.74 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Uruguay with 1.68 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, 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 witnessed the best average annual growth at +1.7% per year, while Sri Lanka recorded the worst performance at -12.3% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14
2019 1.70
2018 1.73
2017 1.76
2016 1.78
2015 1.81
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How does Costa Rica 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
135 #135
Bahrain
2 2019 -3.1 % -2.9 % View data
136 #136
Costa Rica
2 2019 -1.8 % -1.6 % View data
137 #137
Uruguay
2 2019 -2.4 % -2.3 % View data
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