China - Mortality rate

Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000 live births)

The value for Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000 live births) in China was 14.60 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 43 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 132.30 in 1968 and a minimum value of 14.60 in 2011.

Definition: 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.

Source: Level & Trends in Child Mortality. Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA, UNPD).

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Year Value
1968 132.30
1969 124.10
1970 116.60
1971 109.30
1972 102.70
1973 96.30
1974 90.40
1975 84.80
1976 79.40
1977 74.60
1978 69.90
1979 65.80
1980 62.40
1981 59.20
1982 56.00
1983 53.80
1984 53.10
1985 51.50
1986 51.10
1987 50.50
1988 50.00
1989 49.50
1990 48.90
1991 48.70
1992 48.50
1993 48.00
1994 47.10
1995 45.50
1996 43.90
1997 41.90
1998 39.50
1999 37.00
2000 35.00
2001 32.70
2002 30.30
2003 28.10
2004 25.90
2005 23.90
2006 22.00
2007 20.40
2008 18.80
2009 17.30
2010 15.90
2011 14.60

Mortality rate, under-5, female (per 1,000 live births)

The value for Mortality rate, under-5, female (per 1,000 live births) in China was 14.40 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 48.10 in 1990 and a minimum value of 14.40 in 2011.

Definition: 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.

Source: Level & Trends in Child Mortality. Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA, UNPD).

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Year Value
1990 48.10
1991 47.90
1992 47.70
1993 47.20
1994 46.30
1995 44.80
1996 43.20
1997 41.20
1998 38.90
1999 36.40
2000 34.40
2001 32.20
2002 29.80
2003 27.60
2004 25.50
2005 23.50
2006 21.60
2007 20.10
2008 18.50
2009 17.00
2010 15.60
2011 14.40

Mortality rate, under-5, male (per 1,000 live births)

The value for Mortality rate, under-5, male (per 1,000 live births) in China was 14.80 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 49.60 in 1990 and a minimum value of 14.80 in 2011.

Definition: 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.

Source: Level & Trends in Child Mortality. Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA, UNPD).

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Year Value
1990 49.60
1991 49.40
1992 49.20
1993 48.70
1994 47.80
1995 46.10
1996 44.50
1997 42.50
1998 40.10
1999 37.50
2000 35.50
2001 33.20
2002 30.70
2003 28.50
2004 26.30
2005 24.20
2006 22.30
2007 20.70
2008 19.10
2009 17.50
2010 16.10
2011 14.80

Mortality rate, neonatal (per 1,000 live births)

The value for Mortality rate, neonatal (per 1,000 live births) in China was 8.70 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 22.80 in 1990 and a minimum value of 8.70 in 2011.

Definition: Neonatal mortality rate is the number of neonates dying before reaching 28 days of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.

Source: Level & Trends in Child Mortality. Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA, UNPD).

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Year Value
1990 22.80
1991 22.70
1992 22.70
1993 22.50
1994 22.20
1995 21.70
1996 21.10
1997 20.40
1998 19.60
1999 18.70
2000 17.90
2001 17.00
2002 16.10
2003 15.10
2004 14.20
2005 13.30
2006 12.40
2007 11.70
2008 10.90
2009 10.10
2010 9.40
2011 8.70

Mortality rate, adult, female (per 1,000 female adults)

The value for Mortality rate, adult, female (per 1,000 female adults) in China was 86.24 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 630.75 in 1960 and a minimum value of 86.24 in 2011.

Definition: Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables). Available at http://esa.un.org/wpp/unpp/panel_population.htm, (2) University of California, Berkeley, and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Human Mortality Database. [ www.mortality.org or www.humanmortality.de].

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Year Value
1960 630.75
1970 180.00
1980 148.00
1990 135.00
1997 110.81
1998 108.99
1999 107.17
2000 105.35
2001 103.53
2002 101.72
2003 100.00
2004 98.28
2005 96.56
2006 94.84
2007 93.12
2008 91.40
2009 89.68
2010 87.96
2011 86.24

Mortality rate, adult, male (per 1,000 male adults)

The value for Mortality rate, adult, male (per 1,000 male adults) in China was 135.46 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 691.03 in 1960 and a minimum value of 135.46 in 2011.

Definition: Adult mortality rate is the probability of dying between the ages of 15 and 60--that is, the probability of a 15-year-old dying before reaching age 60, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates between those ages.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables). Available at http://esa.un.org/wpp/unpp/panel_population.htm, (2) University of California, Berkeley, and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Human Mortality Database. [ www.mortality.org or www.humanmortality.de].

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Year Value
1960 691.03
1970 248.90
1980 185.00
1990 160.00
1997 162.95
1998 161.66
1999 160.38
2000 159.09
2001 157.81
2002 156.52
2003 154.18
2004 151.84
2005 149.50
2006 147.16
2007 144.82
2008 142.48
2009 140.14
2010 137.80
2011 135.46

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births)

The value for Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births) in China was 12.60 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 43 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 92.40 in 1968 and a minimum value of 12.60 in 2011.

Definition: Infant mortality rate is the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.

Source: Level & Trends in Child Mortality. Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA, UNPD).

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Year Value
1968 92.40
1969 87.30
1970 82.50
1971 77.90
1972 73.70
1973 69.60
1974 65.90
1975 62.30
1976 58.90
1977 55.80
1978 52.80
1979 50.20
1980 47.90
1981 45.80
1982 43.60
1983 42.10
1984 41.60
1985 40.50
1986 40.30
1987 39.80
1988 39.50
1989 39.10
1990 38.70
1991 38.60
1992 38.40
1993 38.10
1994 37.50
1995 36.30
1996 35.20
1997 33.80
1998 32.10
1999 30.30
2000 28.80
2001 27.10
2002 25.20
2003 23.50
2004 21.80
2005 20.30
2006 18.70
2007 17.40
2008 16.10
2009 14.90
2010 13.70
2011 12.60

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality