Papua New Guinea - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Papua New Guinea Under 5 Mortality Rate decreased by 2.5% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 39 among other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate at 46.8 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Papua New Guinea is overtaken by Republic of the Congo, which was number 38 with 48.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Ghana at 45.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia topped the ranking 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 46.80
2018 47.80
2017 49.20
2016 50.50
2015 51.70
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How does Papua New Guinea 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
38 #38
Republic of the Congo
48 2019 -4.0 % -3.1 % View data
39 #39
Papua New Guinea
47 2019 -2.1 % -2.5 % View data
40 #40
Ghana
46 2019 -5.0 % -4.5 % View data
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