Sao Tome and Principe - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Sao Tome and Principe Under 5 Mortality Rate was down by 4.6% year on year. At 29 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 64 among other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate. Sao Tome and Principe is overtaken by Guyana, which was number 63 with 29.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Dominican Republic at 28.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia topped the ranking with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, -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 recorded the worst performance at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 29.00
2018 31.20
2017 32.40
2016 33.70
2015 35.10
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How does Sao Tome and Principe 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
63 #63
Guyana
29 2019 -2.3 % -2.9 % View data
64 #64
Sao Tome and Principe
29 2019 -7.0 % -4.6 % View data
65 #65
Dominican Republic
28 2019 -2.1 % -2.6 % View data
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