United States - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, United States Under 5 Mortality Rate decreased by 1.5% year on year. At 6.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 148 comparing other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate. United States is overtaken by Qatar, which was ranked number 147 at 6.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Saudi Arabia at 6.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia topped the ranking with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is -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 recorded the worst performance at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 6.40
2018 6.50
2017 6.60
2016 6.70
2015 6.80
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How does United States 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
147 #147
Qatar
7 2019 -4.4 % -4.3 % View data
148 #148
United States
6 2019 -1.5 % -1.5 % View data
149 #149
Saudi Arabia
6 2019 -12.7 % -7.6 % View data
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