Dominican Republic - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Dominican Republic Under 5 Mortality Rate fell by 2.6% year on year. At 28.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 65 among other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate. Dominican Republic is overtaken by Sao Tome and Principe, which was ranked number 64 with 29 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Philippines with 28 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia topped the ranking with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a fall of 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 28.20
2018 28.80
2017 29.70
2016 30.60
2015 31.30
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How does Dominican Republic 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
64 #64
Sao Tome and Principe
29 2019 -7.0 % -4.6 % View data
65 #65
Dominican Republic
28 2019 -2.1 % -2.6 % View data
66 #66
Philippines
28 2019 -1.4 % -1.7 % View data
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