Sao Tome and Principe - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Sao Tome and Principe Child Mortality Rate was down by 3.9% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 49 among other countries in Child Mortality Rate with 7.52 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Sao Tome and Principe is overtaken by Yemen, which was number 48 at 7.58 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Sudan with 7.51 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, that is a decrease of 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 recorded the worst performance at -12.3% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14
2019 7.52
2018 7.92
2017 8.20
2016 8.51
2015 8.80
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How does Sao Tome and Principe 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
48 #48
Yemen
8 2019 -3.0 % -0.6 % View data
49 #49
Sao Tome and Principe
8 2019 -4.9 % -3.9 % View data
50 #50
Sudan
8 2019 -6.1 % -4.0 % View data
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