South Sudan - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, South Sudan Under 5 Mortality Rate decreased by 0.8% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 7 among other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate with 94.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. South Sudan is overtaken by Guinea, which was ranked number 6 at 98.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Mali at 93.8 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia ranked the highest 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 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 94.70
2018 98.60
2017 98.60
2016 98.60
2015 98.60
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How does South Sudan 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
6 #6
Guinea
98 2019 -2.7 % -2.1 % View data
7 #7
South Sudan
95 2019 -4.0 % -0.8 % View data
8 #8
Mali
94 2019 -4.1 % -3.7 % View data
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