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Female child mortality rate

(deaths per thousand live births)

Somalia is the top country by female child mortality rate in the world. As of 2017, female child mortality rate in Somalia was 120.5 deaths per thousand live births. The top 5 countries also includes Chad, Central African Republic, Sierra Leone, and Mali.

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What is female child mortality rate?

Child mortality rate is the probability of dying between the exact ages of one and five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates. The probability is expressed as a rate per 1,000.