Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Under-five mortality rate: inequality by place of residence

Situation

The median rates among rural and urban populations from study countries were 85 and 61 deaths per 1000 live births, respectively


Trends

Between 1996–2002 and 2006–2012 the median under-five mortality rate in study countries decreased from 126 to 84 deaths per 1000 live births in rural areas, and from 90 to 61 deaths per 1000 live births in urban areas

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