Rwanda - Child and infant mortality

Number of infant deaths

The value for Number of infant deaths in Rwanda was 10,766 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 36,577 in 1994 and a minimum value of 10,766 in 2016.

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 19,289
1961 19,159
1962 19,079
1963 19,135
1964 19,305
1965 19,602
1966 20,083
1967 20,702
1968 21,506
1969 22,456
1970 23,579
1971 24,829
1972 26,296
1973 28,036
1974 29,989
1975 32,024
1976 33,929
1977 35,296
1978 35,801
1979 35,408
1980 34,413
1981 33,127
1982 32,013
1983 31,227
1984 30,782
1985 30,482
1986 30,188
1987 29,838
1988 29,433
1989 29,125
1990 29,102
1991 29,522
1992 30,278
1993 31,593
1994 36,577
1995 34,805
1996 33,214
1997 34,797
1998 35,865
1999 34,628
2000 34,477
2001 32,992
2002 31,119
2003 28,920
2004 26,445
2005 24,145
2006 21,976
2007 20,049
2008 18,440
2009 17,073
2010 15,720
2011 14,320
2012 13,318
2013 12,472
2014 11,792
2015 11,173
2016 10,766

Number of under-five deaths

The value for Number of under-five deaths in Rwanda was 14,166 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 88,492 in 1994 and a minimum value of 14,166 in 2016.

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
1961 32,022
1962 31,936
1963 32,037
1964 32,343
1965 32,816
1966 33,567
1967 34,546
1968 35,807
1969 37,322
1970 39,083
1971 41,067
1972 43,402
1973 46,217
1974 49,390
1975 52,756
1976 55,872
1977 58,054
1978 58,780
1979 57,946
1980 56,081
1981 53,636
1982 51,462
1983 49,992
1984 49,127
1985 48,638
1986 48,235
1987 47,881
1988 47,570
1989 47,482
1990 47,973
1991 49,299
1992 51,199
1993 55,955
1994 88,492
1995 74,734
1996 56,301
1997 63,648
1998 69,537
1999 59,418
2000 57,217
2001 54,042
2002 50,176
2003 45,995
2004 41,620
2005 37,525
2006 33,825
2007 30,466
2008 27,534
2009 24,968
2010 22,554
2011 20,254
2012 18,359
2013 16,987
2014 15,838
2015 14,845
2016 14,166

Number of neonatal deaths

The value for Number of neonatal deaths in Rwanda was 6,121 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16,403 in 1979 and a minimum value of 6,121 in 2016.

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
1961 9,594
1962 9,614
1963 9,687
1964 9,795
1965 9,950
1966 10,146
1967 10,370
1968 10,656
1969 11,009
1970 11,412
1971 11,863
1972 12,395
1973 13,025
1974 13,730
1975 14,466
1976 15,182
1977 15,794
1978 16,203
1979 16,403
1980 16,350
1981 16,142
1982 15,882
1983 15,617
1984 15,366
1985 15,037
1986 14,633
1987 14,151
1988 13,671
1989 13,213
1990 12,900
1991 12,725
1992 12,661
1993 12,687
1994 13,151
1995 13,069
1996 12,905
1997 13,158
1998 13,348
1999 13,186
2000 13,056
2001 12,778
2002 12,383
2003 11,913
2004 11,354
2005 10,770
2006 10,200
2007 9,658
2008 9,155
2009 8,662
2010 8,183
2011 7,685
2012 7,284
2013 6,909
2014 6,565
2015 6,326
2016 6,121

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality