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The under-5 deaths in the World

5,321,518 Number in 2018

Over the last 20 years, under-5 deaths of World was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 10.1 million in 1999 to 5.32 million in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 5,321,518.00 -2.91 %
2017 5,480,743.00 -3.06 %
2016 5,654,005.00 -2.99 %
2015 5,828,265.00 -3.13 %
2014 6,016,433.00 -3.26 %
2013 6,219,259.00 -3.40 %
2012 6,437,832.00 -3.48 %
2011 6,669,992.00 -4.09 %
2010 6,954,607.00 -3.07 %
2009 7,175,177.00 -3.92 %
2008 7,467,678.00 -3.30 %
2007 7,722,695.00
Children Mortality Rate 38.6 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
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
Macro Region
Africa 105 timeseries
Asia 42 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 39 timeseries
Europe 82 timeseries
Middle East 30 timeseries
North America 27,416 Number in 2018 WB
Oceania 25 timeseries
South America 24 timeseries
Southeast Asia 22 timeseries
Country (Number in 2018)

India is the top country by under-5 deaths in the world. As of 2018, under-5 deaths in India was 881,995 that accounts for 16.57% of the world's under-5 deaths. The top 5 countries (others are Nigeria, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Ethiopia) account for 49.69% of it. The world's total under-5 deaths was estimated at 5.32 million in 2018.

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India 881,995 WB + 1 other
Nigeria 866,084 WB + 1 other
Pakistan 408,589 WB + 1 other
Democratic Republic of the Congo 296,327 WB + 1 other
Ethiopia 191,047 WB + 1 other
China 146,139 WB + 1 other
Indonesia 121,169 WB + 1 other
United Republic of Tanzania 106,686 WB + 1 other
Angola 93,821 WB + 1 other
Bangladesh 88,667 WB + 1 other
Niger 82,539 WB + 1 other
Sudan 79,743 WB + 1 other
Mozambique 78,860 WB + 1 other
Mali 75,247 WB
Chad 74,907 WB + 1 other
Afghanistan 74,278 WB + 1 other
Uganda 74,039 WB + 1 other
Somalia 73,135 WB + 1 other
Côte d'Ivoire 70,430 WB + 1 other
Cameroon 66,373 WB + 1 other
Philippines 62,622 WB + 1 other
Kenya 60,332 WB + 1 other
Burkina Faso 55,702 WB + 1 other
Egypt 54,911 WB + 1 other
Yemen 47,154 WB + 1 other
Madagascar 44,760 WB + 1 other
Guinea 44,294 WB + 1 other
Myanmar 43,420 WB + 1 other
Brazil 41,940 WB + 1 other
Ghana 41,354 WB + 1 other
South Africa 40,008 WB + 1 other
South Sudan 37,666 WB
Benin 37,578 WB + 1 other
Zambia 35,513 WB + 1 other
Viet Nam 33,025 WB + 1 other
Malawi 30,226 WB + 1 other
Iraq 29,488 WB + 1 other
Mexico 28,362 WB + 1 other
Sierra Leone 26,400 WB + 1 other
United States of America 25,497 WB + 1 other
Burundi 24,874 WB + 1 other
Algeria 23,950 WB + 1 other
Senegal 23,480 WB + 1 other
Iran 21,986 WB + 1 other
Zimbabwe 20,756 WB + 1 other
Central African Republic 19,066 WB + 1 other
Nepal 18,128 WB + 1 other
Togo 17,858 WB + 1 other
Haiti 17,474 WB + 1 other
Morocco 15,362 WB + 1 other
Uzbekistan 14,937 WB + 1 other
Turkey 13,910 WB + 1 other
Rwanda 13,497 WB + 1 other
Russian Federation 13,337 WB + 1 other
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 13,022 WB + 1 other
Liberia 11,069 WB + 1 other
Guatemala 11,010 WB + 1 other
Papua New Guinea 10,992 WB + 1 other
Mauritania 10,934 WB + 1 other
Colombia 10,469 WB + 1 other
Cambodia 10,199 WB + 1 other
Tajikistan 9,627 WB + 1 other
Congo 8,512 WB + 1 other
Peru 8,171 WB + 1 other
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 7,839 WB
Argentina 7,500 WB + 1 other
Syrian Arab Republic 7,290 WB + 1 other
Bolivia 6,602 WB + 1 other
Thailand 6,596 WB + 1 other
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 6,415 WB + 1 other
Turkmenistan 6,400 WB + 1 other
Dominican Republic 5,973 WB + 1 other
Guinea Bissau 5,255 WB + 1 other
Gambia 4,981 WB + 1 other
Ecuador 4,765 WB + 1 other
Lesotho 4,557 WB + 1 other
Eritrea 4,430 WB + 1 other
Saudi Arabia 4,244 WB + 1 other
Malaysia 4,080 WB + 1 other
Kazakhstan 3,825 WB + 1 other
Ukraine 3,779 WB + 1 other
Azerbaijan 3,647 WB + 1 other
Honduras 3,628 WB + 1 other
Equatorial Guinea 3,585 WB + 1 other
Jordan 3,497 WB + 1 other
Tunisia 3,475 WB + 1 other
United Kingdom 3,316 WB + 1 other
France 2,980 WB + 1 other
Kyrgyzstan 2,967 WB + 1 other
Gabon 2,925 WB + 1 other
Palestine 2,878 WB
Paraguay 2,870 WB + 1 other
Germany 2,807 WB + 1 other
Namibia 2,754 WB + 1 other
Sri Lanka 2,521 WB + 1 other
Nicaragua 2,450 WB + 1 other
Japan 2,424 WB + 1 other
Botswana 2,041 WB + 1 other
Canada 1,919 WB + 1 other
Comoros 1,762 WB + 1 other
Chile 1,682 WB + 1 other
Timor-Leste 1,675 WB + 1 other
Poland 1,661 WB + 1 other
Eswatini 1,628 WB + 1 other
El Salvador 1,603 WB + 1 other
Libya 1,525 WB
Italy 1,417 WB + 1 other
Romania 1,390 WB + 1 other
Mongolia 1,249 WB + 1 other
Republic of Korea 1,237 WB + 1 other
Spain 1,219 WB + 1 other
Djibouti 1,218 WB + 1 other
Panama 1,206 WB + 1 other
Australia 1,171 WB + 1 other
Oman 1,029 WB + 1 other
Lebanon 860 WB
United Arab Emirates 762 WB + 1 other
Jamaica 683 WB + 1 other
Netherlands 668 WB + 1 other
Republic of Moldova 654 WB + 1 other
Israel 632 WB + 1 other
Costa Rica 617 WB + 1 other
Cuba 586 WB + 1 other
Georgia 536 WB + 1 other
Armenia 516 WB + 1 other
Fiji 484 WB + 1 other
Guyana 469 WB + 1 other
Serbia 465 WB + 1 other
Kuwait 457 WB + 1 other
Belgium 456 WB + 1 other
Bulgaria 449 WB + 1 other
Solomon Islands 417 WB + 1 other
Hungary 390 WB + 1 other
Belarus 385 WB + 1 other
Bhutan 385 WB + 1 other
Czech Republic 373 WB + 1 other
Greece 372 WB + 1 other
Uruguay 363 WB + 1 other
Switzerland 360 WB + 1 other
New Zealand 341 WB + 1 other
Trinidad and Tobago 333 WB + 1 other
Sweden 320 WB + 1 other
Slovakia 318 WB + 1 other
Austria 306 WB + 1 other
Portugal 304 WB + 1 other
Albania 302 WB + 1 other
Denmark 257 WB + 1 other
Ireland 232 WB + 1 other
Vanuatu 226 WB + 1 other
North Macedonia 224 WB + 1 other
Cabo Verde 208 WB + 1 other
Sao Tome and Principe 206 WB + 1 other
Mauritius 201 WB + 1 other
Suriname 201 WB + 1 other
Qatar 179 WB + 1 other
Croatia 175 WB + 1 other
Kiribati 169 WB + 1 other
Bosnia and Herzegovina 162 WB + 1 other
Bahrain 154 WB + 1 other
Norway 150 WB + 1 other
Singapore 142 WB + 1 other
Lithuania 119 WB + 1 other
Belize 103 WB + 1 other
Finland 89 WB + 1 other
Latvia 80 WB + 1 other
Micronesia (Federated States of) 78 WB + 1 other
Samoa 76 WB + 1 other
Brunei Darussalam 75 WB + 1 other
Maldives 62 WB + 1 other
Bahamas 55 WB + 1 other
Marshall Islands 46 WB + 1 other
Slovenia 44 WB + 1 other
Tonga 40 WB + 1 other
Barbados 37 WB + 1 other
Estonia 36 WB + 1 other
Saint Lucia 36 WB + 1 other
Dominica 34 WB + 1 other
Cyprus 30 WB + 1 other
Malta 30 WB + 1 other
Grenada 28 WB + 1 other
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 26 WB + 1 other
Seychelles 23 WB + 1 other
Montenegro 19 WB + 1 other
Luxembourg 15 WB + 1 other
Antigua and Barbuda 10 WB + 1 other
Nauru 10 WB
Iceland 8 WB + 1 other
Saint Kitts and Nevis 8 WB
Tuvalu 7 WB
Palau 4 WB
Andorra 2 WB + 1 other
Monaco 2 WB
San Marino 0 WB
Taiwan Province of China 1,262 cases in 2010 IHME

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