Japan - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Japan Child Mortality Rate fell by 3.5% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 180 comparing other countries in Child Mortality Rate with 0.71 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Japan is overtaken by Portugal, which was ranked number 179 at 0.74 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Italy at 0.7 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 recorded the best 5 years average growth at +1.7% per year, while Sri Lanka was the worst growing country at -12.3% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14
2019 0.71
2018 0.73
2017 0.76
2016 0.79
2015 0.82
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How does Japan 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
179 #179
Portugal
1 2019 -9.2 % -5.5 % View data
180 #180
Japan
1 2019 -3.2 % -3.5 % View data
181 #181
Italy
1 2019 -4.5 % -2.7 % View data
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