Lesotho - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Lesotho Under 5 Mortality Rate was down by 3% year on year. With 79.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 12 comparing other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate. Lesotho is overtaken by Equatorial Guinea, which was number 11 with 82.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Ivory Coast at 78.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia lead the ranking with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a fall of 2% compared to 2018. Nigeria, Chad and Central African Republic respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela witnessed the best average annual growth at +7.6% per year, while Montenegro was the worst growing country at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 79.70
2018 81.10
2017 84.10
2016 87.40
2015 92.50
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How does Lesotho 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
11 #11
Equatorial Guinea
82 2019 -3.5 % -3.3 % View data
12 #12
Lesotho
80 2019 -1.7 % -3.0 % View data
13 #13
Ivory Coast
78 2019 -3.3 % -3.5 % View data
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