Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Child mortality and causes of death

  • Infant mortality
    In 2016, 4.2 million (75% of all under-five deaths) occurred within the first year of life
  • Causes of child mortality
    In 2016, 1 million children died from preterm birth complications, followed by 880 000 deaths from acute respiratory infections and
    680 000 deaths from intrapartum-related complications

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