Iraq - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Iraq Child Mortality Rate was down by 1.2% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 52 comparing other countries in Child Mortality Rate with 7.18 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Iraq is overtaken by Timor-Leste, which was number 51 at 7.46 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Bhutan with 7.16 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, that is -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 witnessed the worst performance at -12.3% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14
2019 7.18
2018 7.16
2017 7.32
2016 7.44
2015 7.55
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How does Iraq 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
51 #51
Timor-Leste
7 2019 -5.3 % -3.6 % View data
52 #52
Iraq
7 2019 +0.3 % -1.2 % View data
53 #53
Bhutan
7 2019 -4.1 % -3.5 % View data
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