Kenya - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Kenya Under 5 Mortality Rate fell by 4.3% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 51 among other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate at 38.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Kenya is overtaken by Eritrea, which was ranked number 50 with 39.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Namibia with 38.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia ranked the highest with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a decrease of 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 recorded the worst performance at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 38.70
2018 41.10
2017 43.00
2016 44.40
2015 46.30
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How does Kenya 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
50 #50
Eritrea
40 2019 -5.3 % -3.8 % View data
51 #51
Kenya
39 2019 -5.8 % -4.3 % View data
52 #52
Namibia
38 2019 -3.3 % -3.3 % View data
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