Rwanda - Child and infant mortality

Number of infant deaths

The value for Number of infant deaths in Rwanda was 10,445 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 38,616 in 2000 and a minimum value of 10,445 in 2015.

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 18,755
1961 18,482
1962 18,120
1963 17,842
1964 17,779
1965 18,061
1966 18,523
1967 19,283
1968 20,339
1969 21,574
1970 22,920
1971 24,251
1972 25,758
1973 27,498
1974 29,523
1975 31,711
1976 33,705
1977 35,278
1978 35,948
1979 35,517
1980 34,379
1981 32,792
1982 31,245
1983 30,146
1984 29,807
1985 30,044
1986 30,798
1987 32,060
1988 33,055
1989 32,911
1990 31,267
1991 28,544
1992 24,118
1993 19,464
1994 18,419
1995 16,596
1996 17,307
1997 23,450
1998 31,408
1999 36,610
2000 38,616
2001 37,862
2002 34,301
2003 29,803
2004 25,580
2005 22,574
2006 20,525
2007 19,137
2008 18,143
2009 17,282
2010 16,288
2011 14,751
2012 13,368
2013 12,122
2014 11,123
2015 10,445

Number of under-five deaths

The value for Number of under-five deaths in Rwanda was 14,207 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 60,833 in 2000 and a minimum value of 14,207 in 2015.

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 31,054
1961 30,871
1962 30,464
1963 30,104
1964 30,063
1965 30,569
1966 31,276
1967 32,413
1968 33,996
1969 35,885
1970 37,976
1971 40,292
1972 42,774
1973 45,601
1974 48,907
1975 52,505
1976 56,023
1977 58,712
1978 59,711
1979 58,806
1980 56,678
1981 53,896
1982 51,037
1983 48,863
1984 47,947
1985 48,099
1986 49,003
1987 50,672
1988 52,243
1989 52,457
1990 50,493
1991 47,784
1992 42,467
1993 37,967
1994 55,555
1995 44,301
1996 32,739
1997 44,152
1998 58,565
1999 60,029
2000 60,833
2001 59,724
2002 54,460
2003 47,484
2004 40,792
2005 35,747
2006 32,087
2007 29,357
2008 27,178
2009 25,318
2010 23,396
2011 21,081
2012 18,765
2013 16,815
2014 15,250
2015 14,207

Number of neonatal deaths

The value for Number of neonatal deaths in Rwanda was 6,299 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14,939 in 2000 and a minimum value of 5,881 in 1995.

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 13,706
1991 12,222
1992 10,002
1993 7,726
1994 6,376
1995 5,881
1996 6,518
1997 8,805
1998 11,771
1999 13,958
2000 14,939
2001 14,902
2002 13,847
2003 12,374
2004 11,004
2005 10,045
2006 9,613
2007 9,456
2008 9,433
2009 9,346
2010 9,065
2011 8,473
2012 7,808
2013 7,149
2014 6,653
2015 6,299

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality