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India - Under-five mortality rate

39.4 (deaths per 1,000 live births) in 2017

In 2017, child mortality rate for India was 39.4 deaths per 1,000 live births. Between 1968 and 2017, child mortality rate of India was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 218.2 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1968 to 39.4 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017.

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What is child mortality rate?

Under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates.

What is India child mortality rate?

Date Value Change, %
2017 39.4 -5.29 %
2016 41.6 -5.67 %
2015 44.1 -5.57 %
2014 46.7 -5.66 %
2013 49.5 -5.53 %
2012 52.4 -5.24 %
2011 55.3 -5.31 %
2010 58.4 -5.19 %
2009 61.6 -4.79 %
2008 64.7 -4.85 %
2007 68.0 -4.49 %
2006 71.2