Malaysia - Child and infant mortality

Number of infant deaths

The value for Number of infant deaths in Malaysia was 3,872 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 22,011 in 1960 and a minimum value of 3,191 in 2009.

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 22,011
1961 21,823
1962 21,723
1963 21,541
1964 21,093
1965 20,335
1966 19,145
1967 17,693
1968 16,247
1969 15,010
1970 14,184
1971 13,827
1972 13,771
1973 13,765
1974 13,668
1975 13,288
1976 12,600
1977 11,788
1978 10,946
1979 10,256
1980 9,787
1981 9,528
1982 9,405
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 6,907
1992 6,761
1993 6,616
1994 6,496
1995 6,387
1996 6,223
1997 6,027
1998 5,686
1999 5,264
2000 4,826
2001 4,435
2002 4,094
2003 3,858
2004 3,668
2005 3,526
2006 3,366
2007 3,248
2008 3,194
2009 3,191
2010 3,266
2011 3,454
2012 3,675
2013 3,872

Number of under-five deaths

The value for Number of under-five deaths in Malaysia was 4,516 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 30,140 in 1960 and a minimum value of 3,791 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 30,140
1961 29,487
1962 29,067
1963 28,568
1964 27,783
1965 26,608
1966 25,129
1967 23,348
1968 21,467
1969 19,899
1970 18,724
1971 17,952
1972 17,561
1973 17,359
1974 16,996
1975 16,385
1976 15,470
1977 14,366
1978 13,290
1979 12,374
1980 11,743
1981 11,328
1982 11,104
1983 10,970
1984 10,761
1985 10,471
1986 10,012
1987 9,541
1988 9,060
1989 8,591
1990 8,267
1991 8,006
1992 7,825
1993 7,647
1994 7,545
1995 7,345
1996 7,194
1997 6,952
1998 6,617
1999 6,142
2000 5,593
2001 5,201
2002 4,800
2003 4,502
2004 4,304
2005 4,153
2006 3,990
2007 3,864
2008 3,801
2009 3,791
2010 3,913
2011 4,036
2012 4,257
2013 4,516

Number of neonatal deaths

The value for Number of neonatal deaths in Malaysia was 2,364 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,129 in 1990 and a minimum value of 1,931 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 4,129
1991 4,005
1992 3,947
1993 3,889
1994 3,816
1995 3,772
1996 3,696
1997 3,544
1998 3,430
1999 3,189
2000 2,882
2001 2,681
2002 2,476
2003 2,323
2004 2,220
2005 2,164
2006 2,047
2007 1,976
2008 1,960
2009 1,931
2010 1,994
2011 2,080
2012 2,213
2013 2,364

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality