Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Child mortality and causes of death

  • Infant mortality
    In 2013, 4.6 million (74% of all under-five deaths) occurred within the first year of life
  • Neonatal mortality
    In 2013, approximately 45% of under-five deaths occured during their first month of life
  • Causes of child mortality
    83% of deaths in children under age five are caused by infectious, neonatal or nutritional conditions

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