Sri Lanka - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Sri Lanka Child Mortality Rate was down by 12.3% year on year. At 1.27 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, the country was number 151 comparing other countries in Child Mortality Rate. Sri Lanka is overtaken by United States, which was number 150 with 1.32 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Latvia at 1.27 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Niger ranked the highest with 36.53 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 in 2019, a fall of 2.1% compared to 2018. Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Chad respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Grenada witnessed the best average annual growth at +1.7% per year, while Sri Lanka was the worst growing country at -12.3% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14
2019 1.27
2018 1.53
2017 1.67
2016 1.85
2015 2.10
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How does Sri Lanka 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
150 #150
United States
1 2019 -1.9 % +0.5 % View data
151 #151
Sri Lanka
1 2019 -17.4 % -12.3 % View data
152 #152
Latvia
1 2019 -7.7 % -6.5 % View data
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