Zambia - Child Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Zambia Child Mortality Rate decreased by 3.7% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 35 comparing other countries in Child Mortality Rate with 11.27 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14. Zambia is overtaken by Madagascar, which was number 34 with 11.28 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14 and is followed by Ethiopia with 10.27 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 -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 witnessed the worst performance at -12.3% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Children Aged 5-14
2019 11.27
2018 11.85
2017 12.24
2016 12.69
2015 13.14
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How does Zambia 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
34 #34
Madagascar
11 2019 -5.6 % -3.7 % View data
35 #35
Zambia
11 2019 -4.8 % -3.7 % View data
36 #36
Ethiopia
10 2019 -14.0 % -7.8 % View data
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