Malaysia - Child and infant mortality

Number of infant deaths

The value for Number of infant deaths in Malaysia was 3,308 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 22,046 in 1960 and a minimum value of 2,911 in 2010.

Definition: Number of infants dying before reaching one year of age.

Source: Estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA Population Division) at www.childmortality.org.

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Year Value
1960 22,046
1961 21,860
1962 21,723
1963 21,541
1964 21,133
1965 20,335
1966 19,145
1967 17,693
1968 16,247
1969 15,010
1970 14,184
1971 13,861
1972 13,771
1973 13,802
1974 13,668
1975 13,288
1976 12,640
1977 11,788
1978 10,985
1979 10,256
1980 9,787
1981 9,528
1982 9,448
1983 9,364
1984 9,215
1985 9,006
1986 8,607
1987 8,204
1988 7,753
1989 7,416
1990 7,126
1991 6,906
1992 6,759
1993 6,613
1994 6,493
1995 6,387
1996 6,229
1997 6,039
1998 5,702
1999 5,276
2000 4,826
2001 4,414
2002 4,048
2003 3,784
2004 3,570
2005 3,405
2006 3,231
2007 3,101
2008 2,992
2009 2,935
2010 2,911
2011 2,985
2012 3,125
2013 3,237
2014 3,310
2015 3,308

Number of under-five deaths

The value for Number of under-five deaths in Malaysia was 3,793 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 30,175 in 1960 and a minimum value of 3,466 in 2009.

Definition: Number of children dying before reaching age five.

Source: Estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA Population Division) at www.childmortality.org.

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Year Value
1960 30,175
1961 29,524
1962 29,033
1963 28,533
1964 27,788
1965 26,644
1966 25,129
1967 23,348
1968 21,505
1969 19,899
1970 18,724
1971 17,951
1972 17,597
1973 17,361
1974 16,996
1975 16,385
1976 15,472
1977 14,404
1978 13,329
1979 12,412
1980 11,743
1981 11,367
1982 11,147
1983 10,970
1984 10,761
1985 10,471
1986 10,012
1987 9,541
1988 9,012
1989 8,591
1990 8,267
1991 8,006
1992 7,823
1993 7,643
1994 7,542
1995 7,345
1996 7,199
1997 6,964
1998 6,633
1999 6,155
2000 5,648
2001 5,125
2002 4,753
2003 4,425
2004 4,198
2005 4,023
2006 3,842
2007 3,651
2008 3,531
2009 3,466
2010 3,484
2011 3,539
2012 3,631
2013 3,752
2014 3,787
2015 3,793

Number of neonatal deaths

The value for Number of neonatal deaths in Malaysia was 2,149 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,479 in 1990 and a minimum value of 1,828 in 2009.

Definition: Number of neonates dying before reaching 28 days of age.

Source: Estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA Population Division) at www.childmortality.org.

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Year Value
1990 4,479
1991 4,311
1992 4,206
1993 4,101
1994 4,033
1995 3,938
1996 3,811
1997 3,721
1998 3,496
1999 3,253
2000 2,937
2001 2,668
2002 2,448
2003 2,279
2004 2,160
2005 2,042
2006 1,965
2007 1,931
2008 1,907
2009 1,828
2010 1,839
2011 1,870
2012 1,940
2013 2,073
2014 2,134
2015 2,149

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality