Ghana - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Ghana Child Mortality Rate was down by 3% year on year. With 11.35 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, the country was ranked number 33 among other countries in Child Mortality Rate. Ghana is overtaken by Namibia, which was ranked number 32 with 11.61 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Madagascar at 11.28 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Niger topped the ranking with 36.53 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, that is a decrease of 2.1% versus 2018. Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Chad respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Grenada recorded the best 5 years average 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 11.35
2018 11.74
2017 12.09
2016 12.44
2015 12.81
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How does Ghana 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
32 #32
Namibia
12 2019 -0.7 % -2.2 % View data
33 #33
Ghana
11 2019 -3.4 % -3.0 % View data
34 #34
Madagascar
11 2019 -5.6 % -3.7 % View data
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