Somalia is the top country by under-5 mortality rate in the world. As of 2017, under-5 mortality rate in Somalia was 127.2 deaths per thousand live births. The top 5 countries also includes Chad, Central African Republic, Sierra Leone, and Mali.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
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.