Under-five child mortality by world region 2018

This statistic depicts the child mortality worldwide among children under five years of age in 2018, by region and per 1,000 live births. In that year, Africa had the highest child mortality rate, with some 76 deaths per one thousand live births.

Child mortality in the first five years of life worldwide in 2018, by region

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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Special properties

under 5 years of age

Supplementary notes

The under-five mortality rate is defined as the probability of dying by age 5 expressed as the total number of such deaths per 1,000 live births.

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