# How many children under the age of five die every day?

## How many children under the age of five die every day?

15,000 children
Globally 3.9% of all children die before reaching the age of five, which means that on average 15,000 children die every day.

## How many children die before the age of 5 in Africa?

In 2019, 1 in 13 children in sub-Saharan Africa died before reaching their fifth birthday—15 times higher than the risk for children born in high-income countries and 20 years behind the world average, which achieved a 1 in 13 rate by 1999.

What is under-5 mortality rate?

What is under-5 mortality rate? Under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates.

### Who died under-5?

Children under the age of 5 The total number of under-5 deaths worldwide has declined from 12.6 million in 1990 to 5.2 million in 2019. Since 1990, the global under-5 mortality rate has dropped by 59%, from 93 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1990 to 38 in 2019.

### What was the number of child deaths in the SDG era?

According to these projections the number of child deaths will be almost two million lower in 2030 than in a stagnating world: 4.5 million child deaths. This improvement of child health would still mean terrible suffering: 86 million child deaths in the SDG era.

How often do children die in Sub-Saharan Africa?

In 2019, 1 in 13 children in sub-Saharan Africa died before reaching their fifth birthday—15 times higher than the risk for children born in high-income countries and 20 years behind the world average, which achieved a 1 in 13 rate by 1999.

## How many children in the world die before age 5?

Under-five mortality. March 2018. The world made remarkable progress in child survival in the past few decades, and millions of children have better survival chances than in 1990—1 in 26 children died before reaching age 5 in 2017, compared to 1 in 11 in 1990.

## How many children have died in car crashes since 1975?

Child pedestrian and bicyclist deaths declined by 92 and 93 percent, respectively, since 1975. Passenger vehicle child occupant deaths in 2019 were 56 percent lower than in 1975. The rate of motor vehicle crash deaths per million children younger than 13 has decreased 80 percent overall since 1975.