Lesotho - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Lesotho Child Mortality Rate decreased by 2.5% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 41 comparing other countries in Child Mortality Rate with 8.89 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Lesotho is overtaken by Comoros, which was number 40 at 9.17 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Kiribati at 8.66 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, -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 recorded the worst performance at -12.3% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14
2019 8.89
2018 9.09
2017 9.35
2016 9.60
2015 9.85
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How does Lesotho 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
40 #40
Comoros
9 2019 -2.4 % -2.8 % View data
41 #41
Lesotho
9 2019 -2.2 % -2.5 % View data
42 #42
Kiribati
9 2019 -1.6 % -2.5 % View data
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