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South Africa - Under-five mortality rate

40.5
(deaths per 1,000 live births)
in 2015

Child mortality rate of South Africa fell gradually from 64.6 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1996 to 40.5 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2015.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2015 40.5 -2.17 %
2014 41.4 -4.61 %
2013 43.4 -9.01 %
2012 47.7 -4.22 %
2011 49.8 -7.43 %
2010 53.8 -15.28 %
2009 63.5 -7.16 %
2008 68.4 -4.07 %
2007 71.3 -2.46 %
2006 73.1 -2.79 %
2005 75.2 -2.08 %
2004 76.8