Under-5 mortality

Updated October 16, 2019

With this interactive mapping tool, explore localized child, infant, and neonate mortality trends in 99 low- and middle-income countries from 2000 to 2017. Observe trends at different spatial resolutions, examine change over time, and understand the improvement rates needed to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target for ending preventable child deaths. Drill down to uncover trends in specific countries, districts, and local areas. Easily share maps with others.

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Open data visual


Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Under-5 mortality. Seattle, WA: IHME, University of Washington, 2019. Available from http://vizhub.healthdata.org/lbd/under5. (Accessed [INSERT DATE])

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