Nigeria - Mortality rate

Mortality rate, female child (per 1,000 female children age one)

The value for Mortality rate, female child (per 1,000 female children age one) in Nigeria was 93.00 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 122.50 in 2003 and a minimum value of 51.00 in 1986.

Definition: Child mortality rate is the probability of dying between the exact ages of one and five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates. The probability is expressed as a rate per 1,000.

Source: Demographic and Health Surveys by ICF International, Multiple Indicators Cluster Surveys by UNICEF, Reproductive Health Surveys by U.S. Center for Disease Control, and Family Health Surveys by Pan Arab Project for Family Health. See footnotes for a source.

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Year Value
1986 51.00
1990 101.50
1999 69.00
2003 122.50
2007 56.50
2008 93.00

Mortality rate, male child (per 1,000 male children age one)

The value for Mortality rate, male child (per 1,000 male children age one) in Nigeria was 91.00 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 119.60 in 2003 and a minimum value of 57.30 in 2007.

Definition: Child mortality rate is the probability of dying between the exact ages of one and five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates. The probability is expressed as a rate per 1,000.

Source: Demographic and Health Surveys by ICF International, Multiple Indicators Cluster Surveys by UNICEF, Reproductive Health Surveys by U.S. Center for Disease Control, and Family Health Surveys by Pan Arab Project for Family Health. See footnotes for a source.

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Year Value
1986 58.00
1990 117.60
1999 65.90
2003 119.60
2007 57.30
2008 91.00

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

The value for Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000 live births) in Nigeria was 124.10 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 297.10 in 1961 and a minimum value of 124.10 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
1961 297.10
1962 293.10
1963 288.40
1964 283.90
1965 278.90
1966 274.70
1967 270.90
1968 266.20
1969 261.30
1970 258.50
1971 253.70
1972 250.20
1973 246.60
1974 243.30
1975 239.30
1976 235.30
1977 230.20
1978 226.00
1979 221.50
1980 217.30
1981 214.70
1982 212.50
1983 211.40
1984 209.90
1985 209.90
1986 211.10
1987 212.00
1988 213.10
1989 213.20
1990 213.60
1991 213.80
1992 214.30
1993 214.10
1994 212.80
1995 211.30
1996 207.20
1997 203.40
1998 199.60
1999 193.60
2000 187.90
2001 181.30
2002 174.60
2003 168.30
2004 162.00
2005 156.00
2006 150.30
2007 144.60
2008 139.10
2009 133.90
2010 129.20
2011 124.10

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

The value for Mortality rate, under-5, female (per 1,000 live births) in Nigeria was 119.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 205.40 in 1992 and a minimum value of 119.00 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 204.80
1991 204.90
1992 205.40
1993 205.20
1994 204.00
1995 202.50
1996 198.60
1997 195.00
1998 191.30
1999 185.60
2000 180.10
2001 173.80
2002 167.40
2003 161.30
2004 155.30
2005 149.50
2006 144.10
2007 138.60
2008 133.30
2009 128.30
2010 123.80
2011 119.00

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

The value for Mortality rate, under-5, male (per 1,000 live births) in Nigeria was 129.10 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 222.90 in 1992 and a minimum value of 129.10 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 222.10
1991 222.40
1992 222.90
1993 222.70
1994 221.30
1995 219.80
1996 215.50
1997 211.50
1998 207.60
1999 201.30
2000 195.40
2001 188.60
2002 181.60
2003 175.00
2004 168.50
2005 162.20
2006 156.30
2007 150.40
2008 144.70
2009 139.30
2010 134.40
2011 129.10

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

The value for Mortality rate, neonatal (per 1,000 live births) in Nigeria was 39.40 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 51.50 in 1993 and a minimum value of 39.40 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 51.40
1991 51.40
1992 51.50
1993 51.50
1994 51.30
1995 51.20
1996 50.70
1997 50.30
1998 49.90
1999 49.20
2000 48.50
2001 47.70
2002 46.80
2003 46.00
2004 45.20
2005 44.30
2006 43.50
2007 42.60
2008 41.80
2009 41.00
2010 40.20
2011 39.40

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

The value for Mortality rate, adult, female (per 1,000 female adults) in Nigeria was 359.02 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 406.14 in 1997 and a minimum value of 359.02 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
1997 406.14
1998 405.68
1999 405.22
2000 404.76
2001 404.30
2002 403.84
2003 399.43
2004 395.02
2005 390.61
2006 386.20
2007 381.79
2008 376.10
2009 370.41
2010 364.71
2011 359.02

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

The value for Mortality rate, adult, male (per 1,000 male adults) in Nigeria was 387.11 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 448.70 in 1997 and a minimum value of 387.11 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
1997 448.70
1998 446.60
1999 444.50
2000 442.40
2001 440.30
2002 438.20
2003 432.67
2004 427.14
2005 421.60
2006 416.07
2007 410.54
2008 404.69
2009 398.83
2010 392.97
2011 387.11

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

The value for Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births) in Nigeria was 78.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 176.40 in 1961 and a minimum value of 78.00 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
1961 176.40
1962 173.90
1963 171.10
1964 168.30
1965 165.30
1966 162.70
1967 160.40
1968 157.50
1969 154.60
1970 152.90
1971 150.00
1972 147.90
1973 145.80
1974 143.80
1975 141.40
1976 139.00
1977 136.00
1978 133.50
1979 130.90
1980 128.60
1981 127.20
1982 126.00
1983 125.40
1984 124.50
1985 124.50
1986 125.20
1987 125.70
1988 126.30
1989 126.30
1990 126.60
1991 126.70
1992 127.00
1993 126.80
1994 126.10
1995 125.30
1996 123.00
1997 120.90
1998 118.90
1999 115.60
2000 112.50
2001 109.00
2002 105.40
2003 102.10
2004 98.70
2005 95.50
2006 92.40
2007 89.30
2008 86.30
2009 83.40
2010 80.80
2011 78.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality