Zambia - Under 5 Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Zambia Under 5 Mortality Rate was down by 4.3% year on year. With 53.8 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 31 comparing other countries in Under 5 Mortality Rate. Zambia is overtaken by Burundi, which was ranked number 30 with 54.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Yemen at 53.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Somalia ranked the highest with 119.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is -2% versus 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 53.80
2018 57.80
2017 59.40
2016 62.00
2015 64.60
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How does Zambia 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
30 #30
Burundi
54 2019 -7.5 % -5.2 % View data
31 #31
Zambia
54 2019 -6.9 % -4.3 % View data
32 #32
Yemen
53 2019 -3.3 % -0.7 % View data
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