Zambia - 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 Zambia was 55.00 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 92.90 in 1996 and a minimum value of 25.60 in 1994.

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
1988 32.50
1992 85.10
1994 25.60
1996 92.90
1999 30.50
2002 74.00
2007 55.00

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 Zambia was 66.00 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 96.50 in 1996 and a minimum value of 26.40 in 1994.

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
1988 30.20
1992 91.30
1994 26.40
1996 96.50
1999 34.50
2002 89.00
2007 66.00

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

The value for Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000 live births) in Zambia was 82.90 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 214.30 in 1960 and a minimum value of 82.90 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
1960 214.30
1961 210.40
1962 206.50
1963 202.80
1964 199.20
1965 195.50
1966 192.10
1967 188.60
1968 185.20
1969 181.80
1970 178.50
1971 175.30
1972 172.10
1973 169.10
1974 166.30
1975 163.70
1976 161.10
1977 159.70
1978 157.80
1979 157.50
1980 159.70
1981 161.90
1982 164.50
1983 167.70
1984 171.40
1985 175.40
1986 179.70
1987 184.00
1988 188.00
1989 191.00
1990 192.80
1991 193.00
1992 191.40
1993 189.90
1994 187.00
1995 183.60
1996 178.10
1997 171.90
1998 165.50
1999 159.50
2000 153.80
2001 148.30
2002 143.30
2003 138.50
2004 133.30
2005 126.80
2006 120.30
2007 113.40
2008 106.40
2009 98.80
2010 90.40
2011 82.90

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

The value for Mortality rate, under-5, female (per 1,000 live births) in Zambia was 79.80 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 185.80 in 1991 and a minimum value of 79.80 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 185.60
1991 185.80
1992 184.30
1993 182.80
1994 180.00
1995 176.80
1996 171.50
1997 165.50
1998 159.30
1999 153.60
2000 148.10
2001 142.80
2002 138.00
2003 133.30
2004 128.30
2005 122.10
2006 115.80
2007 109.20
2008 102.40
2009 95.10
2010 87.00
2011 79.80

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

The value for Mortality rate, under-5, male (per 1,000 live births) in Zambia was 85.90 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 200.00 in 1991 and a minimum value of 85.90 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 199.80
1991 200.00
1992 198.30
1993 196.80
1994 193.80
1995 190.20
1996 184.50
1997 178.10
1998 171.50
1999 165.30
2000 159.40
2001 153.70
2002 148.50
2003 143.50
2004 138.10
2005 131.40
2006 124.60
2007 117.50
2008 110.20
2009 102.40
2010 93.70
2011 85.90

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

The value for Mortality rate, neonatal (per 1,000 live births) in Zambia was 27.40 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.70 in 1990 and a minimum value of 27.40 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 42.70
1991 42.50
1992 42.00
1993 41.60
1994 41.10
1995 40.60
1996 39.80
1997 39.00
1998 38.10
1999 37.30
2000 36.40
2001 35.60
2002 34.80
2003 34.00
2004 33.10
2005 32.30
2006 31.40
2007 30.60
2008 29.80
2009 29.00
2010 28.20
2011 27.40

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

The value for Mortality rate, adult, female (per 1,000 female adults) in Zambia was 489.43 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 602.09 in 2002 and a minimum value of 376.97 in 1990.

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 505.61
1970 459.51
1980 413.16
1990 376.97
1997 564.46
1998 571.99
1999 579.51
2000 587.04
2001 594.56
2002 602.09
2003 582.44
2004 562.80
2005 543.16
2006 523.52
2007 503.87
2008 500.26
2009 496.65
2010 493.04
2011 489.43

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

The value for Mortality rate, adult, male (per 1,000 male adults) in Zambia was 485.84 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 609.77 in 2002 and a minimum value of 434.02 in 1990.

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 607.07
1970 546.32
1980 482.13
1990 434.02
1997 597.02
1998 599.57
1999 602.12
2000 604.67
2001 607.22
2002 609.77
2003 588.88
2004 567.98
2005 547.09
2006 526.20
2007 505.31
2008 500.44
2009 495.57
2010 490.71
2011 485.84

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

The value for Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births) in Zambia was 52.70 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 126.90 in 1960 and a minimum value of 52.70 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
1960 126.90
1961 124.80
1962 122.70
1963 120.70
1964 118.70
1965 116.70
1966 114.90
1967 113.10
1968 111.20
1969 109.50
1970 107.70
1971 106.10
1972 104.40
1973 102.70
1974 101.30
1975 99.90
1976 98.50
1977 97.70
1978 96.70
1979 96.50
1980 97.80
1981 99.00
1982 100.40
1983 102.20
1984 104.10
1985 106.20
1986 108.30
1987 110.40
1988 112.20
1989 113.60
1990 114.20
1991 114.00
1992 112.80
1993 111.80
1994 109.90
1995 107.90
1996 104.70
1997 101.10
1998 97.60
1999 94.20
2000 91.00
2001 88.10
2002 85.50
2003 82.80
2004 79.70
2005 76.00
2006 72.50
2007 68.60
2008 64.90
2009 60.50
2010 55.90
2011 52.70

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality