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Male child mortality rate

(deaths per thousand live births)

Somalia is the top country by male child mortality rate in the world. As of 2017, male child mortality rate in Somalia was 133.2 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 male 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.