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Under-5 mortality rate

(deaths per thousand live births)

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.

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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.