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Under-five mortality rate

(deaths per 1,000 live births)

In 2017, child mortality rate in Egypt was 22.1 deaths per 1,000 live births. In the ranking by child mortality rate including 193 countries, Egypt has the 79th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Bahrain and the Iran. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with child mortality rate of 3.5 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017, Egypt has 531.43 % percent higher child mortality rate.

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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.