Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Under-five mortality rate


Situation

The under-five mortality rate has been reduced by 35%, from 12.4 million estimated in 1990 to 8.1 million in 2009



Trends

Although significant reductions have been made, especially amongst the urban poorest, the under-five mortality rate is still disproportionately higher amongst the urban poorest populations

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