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Under-5 mortality rate

(deaths per thousand live births)

In 2017, under-5 mortality rate in Luxembourg was 2.6 deaths per thousand live births. In the ranking by under-5 mortality rate including 193 countries, Luxembourg has the 35th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Netherlands and the Republic of Moldova. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with under-5 mortality rate of 3.5 deaths per thousand live births in 2017, Luxembourg has 25.71 % percent lower under-5 mortality rate.

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What is under-5 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.