Democratic Republic of the Congo - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Democratic Republic of the Congo Under 5 Mortality Rate was down by 3.3% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 10 comparing other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate with 85 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Democratic Republic of the Congo is overtaken by Benin, which was number 9 with 91 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Equatorial Guinea at 82.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia topped the ranking with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, -2% versus 2018. Nigeria, Chad and Central African Republic respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7.6% per year, while Montenegro was the worst growing country at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 85.00
2018 88.10
2017 91.10
2016 94.00
2015 97.40
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How does Democratic Republic of the Congo 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
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
11 #11
Equatorial Guinea
82 2019 -3.5 % -3.3 % View data
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