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.

Countries with the highest mortality rate among children aged under 5 as of 2016

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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Source

Release date

May 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2016

Age group

under 5 years

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