Mauritania - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Mauritania Child Mortality Rate fell by 3.1% year on year. With 8.14 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, the country was number 44 among other countries in Child Mortality Rate. Mauritania is overtaken by Papua New Guinea, which was ranked number 43 at 8.46 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Rwanda with 8.03 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Niger lead the ranking with 36.53 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, -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 8.14
2018 8.45
2017 8.69
2016 8.98
2015 9.26
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How does Mauritania 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
43 #43
Papua New Guinea
8 2019 -2.2 % -2.9 % View data
44 #44
Mauritania
8 2019 -3.6 % -3.1 % View data
45 #45
Rwanda
8 2019 -22.6 % -9.9 % View data
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