Nigeria - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Nigeria Under 5 Mortality Rate decreased by 1.5% year on year. At 117.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 2 among other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate. Somalia topped the ranking with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a fall of 2% compared to 2018. Venezuela recorded the best 5 years average 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 117.50
2018 119.90
2017 122.10
2016 123.90
2015 125.40
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How does Nigeria 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
3 #3
Chad
116 2019 -2.4 % -2.8 % View data
4 #4
Central African Republic
114 2019 -2.2 % -3.1 % View data
5 #5
Sierra Leone
99 2019 -5.8 % -5.1 % View data
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