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Children mortality rate in the World

38.6 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018

Over the last 20 years, children mortality rate of World was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 78.9 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1999 to 38.6 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 38.60 -3.02 %
2017 39.80 -3.16 %
2016 41.10 -3.07 %
2015 42.40 -3.20 %
2014 43.80 -3.52 %
2013 45.40 -3.61 %
2012 47.10 -3.88 %
2011 49.00 -4.48 %
2010 51.30 -3.57 %
2009 53.20 -4.32 %
2008 55.60 -3.97 %
2007 57.90
Infant Mortality Rate 28.9 per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Life Expectancy 74.7 years in 2017 WB
Mortality Rate 119.91 per 1,000 female adults in 2017 WB
Neonatal Deaths 2,475,924 Number in 2018 WB
Neonatal Mortality Rate 17.7 per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Survival 81.18 % in 2017 WB
Under-5 Deaths 5,321,518 Number in 2018 WB
Macro Region
Africa 17.67 per 1,000 live births in 2099 UNDESA
Asia 6.05 per 1,000 live births in 2099 UNDESA
Central America and the Caribbean 174 timeseries
Europe 0.92 per 1,000 live births in 2099 UNDESA
Middle East 136 timeseries
North America 6.4 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Oceania 4.95 per 1,000 live births in 2099 UNDESA
South America 3.49 per 1,000 live births in 2099 UNDESA
Southeast Asia 105 timeseries
Country (per 1,000 live births in 2099)

Central African Republic is the top country by children mortality rate in the world. As of 2099, children mortality rate in Central African Republic was 37.32 per 1,000 live births. The top 5 countries also includes Chad, Nigeria, Côte d'Ivoire, and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Central African Republic 37.32 UNDESA + 2 others
Chad 36.1 UNDESA + 2 others
Nigeria 29.27 UNDESA + 2 others
Côte d'Ivoire 29.27 UNDESA + 2 others
Democratic Republic of the Congo 27.92 UNDESA + 2 others
South Sudan 27.62 UNDESA + 1 other
Somalia 27.24 UNDESA + 2 others
Sierra Leone 26.73 UNDESA + 2 others
Mali 26.64 UNDESA + 1 other
Equatorial Guinea 23.2 UNDESA + 2 others
Benin 21.81 UNDESA + 2 others
Guinea Bissau 21.5 UNDESA + 2 others
Mauritania 19.87 UNDESA + 2 others
Cameroon 19.32 UNDESA + 2 others
Togo 18.07 UNDESA + 2 others
Comoros 17.97 UNDESA + 2 others
Guinea 17.82 UNDESA + 2 others
Lesotho 16.95 UNDESA + 2 others
Angola 16.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Haiti 16.4 UNDESA + 2 others
Liberia 16.01 UNDESA + 2 others
Gambia 15.65 UNDESA + 2 others
Niger 15.36 UNDESA + 2 others
Congo 14.97 UNDESA + 2 others
Zimbabwe 14.96 UNDESA + 2 others
Eswatini 14.24 UNDESA + 2 others
Pakistan 13.69 UNDESA + 2 others
Ghana 13.4 UNDESA + 2 others
Gabon 13.04 UNDESA + 2 others
Burkina Faso 12.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Papua New Guinea 12.84 UNDESA + 2 others
Burundi 12.74 UNDESA + 2 others
Yemen 12.67 UNDESA + 2 others
Afghanistan 11.85 UNDESA + 2 others
Zambia 11.77 UNDESA + 2 others
Guyana 11.39 UNDESA + 2 others
Uganda 11.2 UNDESA + 2 others
Sudan 10.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Turkmenistan 10.26 UNDESA + 2 others
Djibouti 10.01 UNDESA + 2 others
Micronesia (Federated States of) 9.85 UNDESA + 2 others
Timor-Leste 9.68 UNDESA + 2 others
United Republic of Tanzania 9.67 UNDESA + 2 others
South Africa 9.58 UNDESA + 2 others
Kenya 9.47 UNDESA + 2 others
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 9.2 UNDESA + 1 other
Myanmar 8.32 UNDESA + 2 others
Philippines 8.17 UNDESA + 2 others
Mozambique 8.06 UNDESA + 2 others
Bolivia 7.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Malawi 7.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Namibia 7.62 UNDESA + 2 others
Botswana 7.44 UNDESA + 2 others
Sao Tome and Principe 7.28 UNDESA + 2 others
Nepal 7.23 UNDESA + 2 others
Bhutan 6.96 UNDESA + 2 others
Kiribati 6.75 UNDESA + 2 others
Fiji 6.6 UNDESA + 2 others
Rwanda 6.55 UNDESA + 2 others
Indonesia 6.49 UNDESA + 2 others
Ethiopia 6.46 UNDESA + 2 others
India 6.46 UNDESA + 2 others
Iraq 6.4 UNDESA + 2 others
Uzbekistan 6.39 UNDESA + 2 others
Vanuatu 6 UNDESA + 2 others
Viet Nam 5.95 UNDESA + 2 others
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 5.8 UNDESA + 2 others
Senegal 5.7 UNDESA + 2 others
Madagascar 5.53 UNDESA + 2 others
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 5.53 UNDESA + 2 others
Eritrea 5.51 UNDESA + 2 others
Palestine 5.5 UNDESA + 1 other
Trinidad and Tobago 5.48 UNDESA + 2 others
Paraguay 5.43 UNDESA + 2 others
Azerbaijan 5.38 UNDESA + 2 others
Dominican Republic 5.27 UNDESA + 2 others
Cambodia 5.22 UNDESA + 2 others
Solomon Islands 5.14 UNDESA + 2 others
Suriname 5.12 UNDESA + 2 others
Tajikistan 5.06 UNDESA + 2 others
Egypt 4.76 UNDESA + 2 others
Tonga 4.68 UNDESA + 2 others
Bangladesh 4.45 UNDESA + 2 others
Honduras 4.38 UNDESA + 2 others
Jamaica 4.37 UNDESA + 2 others
Mongolia 4.37 UNDESA + 2 others
Jordan 4.32 UNDESA + 2 others
Saint Lucia 4.11 UNDESA + 2 others
Belize 3.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Guatemala 3.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Seychelles 3.96 UNDESA + 2 others
Algeria 3.88 UNDESA + 2 others
Cabo Verde 3.8 UNDESA + 2 others
Mexico 3.65 UNDESA + 2 others
Mauritius 3.59 UNDESA + 2 others
Armenia 3.57 UNDESA + 2 others
Grenada 3.56 UNDESA + 2 others
Samoa 3.56 UNDESA + 2 others
Panama 3.54 UNDESA + 2 others
Nicaragua 3.49 UNDESA + 2 others
El Salvador 3.44 UNDESA + 2 others
Brunei Darussalam 3.22 UNDESA + 2 others
Lebanon 3.15 UNDESA + 1 other
Kyrgyzstan 3.08 UNDESA + 2 others
Colombia 3.08 UNDESA + 2 others
Ecuador 3.06 UNDESA + 2 others
Barbados 3.04 UNDESA + 2 others
Brazil 3.03 UNDESA + 2 others
Argentina 3.02 UNDESA + 2 others
Republic of Moldova 2.92 UNDESA + 2 others
Iran 2.87 UNDESA + 2 others
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2.85 UNDESA + 2 others
Morocco 2.84 UNDESA + 2 others
China 2.82 UNDESA + 2 others
Peru 2.79 UNDESA + 2 others
Uruguay 2.78 UNDESA + 2 others
Malaysia 2.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Albania 2.67 UNDESA + 2 others
Libya 2.59 UNDESA + 1 other
Thailand 2.53 UNDESA + 2 others
Bahamas 2.5 UNDESA + 2 others
Sri Lanka 2.47 UNDESA + 2 others
Kazakhstan 2.35 UNDESA + 2 others
Oman 2.33 UNDESA + 2 others
North Macedonia 2.33 UNDESA + 2 others
Tunisia 2.23 UNDESA + 2 others
Turkey 2.19 UNDESA + 2 others
Kuwait 2.16 UNDESA + 2 others
Malta 2.13 UNDESA + 2 others
Qatar 2.12 UNDESA + 2 others
Bulgaria 2.11 UNDESA + 2 others
Saudi Arabia 2.1 UNDESA + 2 others
Costa Rica 2.06 UNDESA + 2 others
Bahrain 2.03 UNDESA + 2 others
Antigua and Barbuda 2.03 UNDESA + 2 others
Romania 1.95 UNDESA + 2 others
Chile 1.87 UNDESA + 2 others
United States of America 1.79 UNDESA + 2 others
United Arab Emirates 1.77 UNDESA + 2 others
Syrian Arab Republic 1.73 UNDESA + 2 others
Maldives 1.69 UNDESA + 2 others
Taiwan Province of China 1.64 UNDESA + 1 other
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.63 UNDESA + 2 others
Cuba 1.58 UNDESA + 2 others
Slovakia 1.56 UNDESA + 2 others
Georgia 1.51 UNDESA + 2 others
Ukraine 1.41 UNDESA + 2 others
Latvia 1.41 UNDESA + 2 others
Russian Federation 1.34 UNDESA + 2 others
Puerto Rico 1.21 UNDESA
Lithuania 1.21 UNDESA + 2 others
Macau 1.05 UNDESA
Cyprus 1.05 UNDESA + 2 others
Serbia 1.03 UNDESA + 2 others
Hungary 0.99 UNDESA + 2 others
Belarus 0.93 UNDESA + 2 others
United Kingdom 0.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Canada 0.87 UNDESA + 2 others
Germany 0.85 UNDESA + 2 others
Poland 0.84 UNDESA + 2 others
Montenegro 0.8 UNDESA + 2 others
Austria 0.79 UNDESA + 2 others
Croatia 0.79 UNDESA + 2 others
France 0.75 UNDESA + 2 others
New Zealand 0.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Republic of Korea 0.7 UNDESA + 2 others
Estonia 0.7 UNDESA + 2 others
Czech Republic 0.65 UNDESA + 2 others
Greece 0.65 UNDESA + 2 others
Denmark 0.64 UNDESA + 2 others
Switzerland 0.59 UNDESA + 2 others
Belgium 0.56 UNDESA + 2 others
Singapore 0.56 UNDESA + 2 others
Hong Kong 0.54 UNDESA
Australia 0.51 UNDESA + 2 others
Ireland 0.51 UNDESA + 2 others
Luxembourg 0.5 UNDESA + 2 others
Japan 0.48 UNDESA + 2 others
Israel 0.48 UNDESA + 2 others
Netherlands 0.42 UNDESA + 2 others
Slovenia 0.4 UNDESA + 2 others
Italy 0.4 UNDESA + 2 others
Spain 0.37 UNDESA + 2 others
Sweden 0.36 UNDESA + 2 others
Portugal 0.36 UNDESA + 2 others
Finland 0.34 UNDESA + 2 others
Norway 0.33 UNDESA + 2 others
Iceland 0.22 UNDESA + 2 others
Andorra 2.9 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB + 1 other
Dominica 35.7 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB + 1 other
Marshall Islands 33.1 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB + 1 other
Monaco 3.2 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Nauru 31.8 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Palau 17.9 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Saint Kitts and Nevis 12 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
San Marino 2 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Tuvalu 24.4 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB

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