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South Africa - Under-five mortality rate

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

In 2017, child mortality rate for South Africa was 37.1 deaths per 1,000 live births. Child mortality rate of South Africa fell gradually from 72.5 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1998 to 37.1 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 South Africa child mortality rate?

Date Value Change, %
2017 37.1 -3.64 %
2016 38.5 -4.47 %
2015 40.3 -2.42 %
2014 41.3 -5.28 %
2013 43.6 -7.43 %
2012 47.1 -8.01 %
2011 51.2 -13.66 %
2010 59.3 -4.82 %
2009 62.3 -10.49 %
2008 69.6 -7.69 %
2007 75.4 -7.48 %
2006 81.5