Under-five mortality rate

(deaths per 1,000 live births)

Niger is the top country by child mortality rate in the world. As of 2022, child mortality rate in Niger was 117.3 deaths per 1,000 live births. The top 5 countries also includes Nigeria, Somalia, Chad, and Sierra Leone.

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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.