Countries with the highest mortality rate among children aged under 5 as of 2016 (per 1,000 live births)

Countries with highest mortality rate among children aged under five 2016 This statistic shows the countries with the highest mortality rate among children aged under five years as of 2016. As of that year, Mali had the fifth highest mortality rate, with an average of 110.6 children dying, per a thousand live births, under five years of age.
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Deaths per thousand live births
Somalia132.5
Chad127.3
Central African Republic123.6
Sierra Leone113.5
Mali110.6
Nigeria104.3
Benin97.6
DR Congo94.3
Lesotho93.5
Côte d'Ivoire91.8
Niger91.3
Equatorial Guinea90.9
South Sudan90.7
Guinea89
Guinea-Bissau88.1
Deaths per thousand live births
Somalia132.5
Chad127.3
Central African Republic123.6
Sierra Leone113.5
Mali110.6
Nigeria104.3
Benin97.6
DR Congo94.3
Lesotho93.5
Côte d'Ivoire91.8
Niger91.3
Equatorial Guinea90.9
South Sudan90.7
Guinea89
Guinea-Bissau88.1
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This statistic shows the countries with the highest mortality rate among children aged under five years as of 2016. As of that year, Mali had the fifth highest mortality rate, with an average of 110.6 children dying, per a thousand live births, under five years of age.
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Release date
May 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2016
Age group
under 5 years
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