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Under-five mortality rate

(deaths per 1,000 live births)

In 2017, child mortality rate in Jordan was 17 deaths per 1,000 live births. In the ranking by child mortality rate including 193 countries, Jordan has the 82nd rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Iraq and the Kuwait. 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, Jordan has 385.71 % 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.