Table 2

(A) Comparison of mortality rates across the life course from birth to age 19 years for 2000–2016. Global rates presented are central death rates (deaths per 1000 population) and per cent of under-20 population is shown in parenthesis. (B) Comparison of mortality rates across the life course from birth to age 19 years from 2000 to 2016 by modified WHO region. Regional rates presented are central death rates (deaths per 1000 population) and per cent of under-20 population is shown in parenthesis

A
Global
Year
Neonatal (0–27 days)Postneonatal infants
(1–11 months)
Young children
(1–4 years)
Older children
(5–9 years)
Young adolescents
(10–14 years)
Older adolescents
(15–19 years)
200031(32)26(24)6.3(25)1.6(8)0.8(4)1.5(7)
200526(33)21(24)5(23)1.4(8)0.8(5)1.3(8)
201022(34)17(23)4(21)1.2(8)0.8(5)1.2(8)
201619(35)13(22)2.6(19)1(8)0.7(6)1.2(10)
% difference 2000–2016−39−50−59−40−13−20
B
Neonatal (0–27 days)Postneonatal infants (28 days to 11 months)
AfricanAmericasEastern
Mediterranean
EuropeSoutheast AsiaWestern PacificHigh incomeAfricanAmericasEastern MediterraneanEuropeSoutheast AsiaWestern PacificHigh income
YearRate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%
200040.92215.93640.24116.83440.64020.3404.333642814282623142623201121318
200535.92412.83535.94112.93634.24114.5413.834502711262222102619207.821218
201031.52611.12932.7459.83828.5429.8383.4353726929172182714196.924218
201627.1289.33428.9447.43822.6456.936336282562114195261018524218
Difference 2000–2016−34%−42%−28%−56%−44%−66%−30%−56%−57%−46%−64%−57%−55%−33%
Young children (1–4 years)Older children (5–9 years)
AfricanAmericasEastern MediterraneanEuropeSoutheast AsiaWestern PacificHigh incomeAfricanAmericasEastern MediterraneanEuropeSoutheast AsiaWestern PacificHigh income
YearRate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%
200018321136222136222161.411590.55160.56270.790.27
200513301125201114201130.310490.46160.56170.680.16
20109271.2134190.7103180.8120.3103100.710160.35170.580.16
20167240.7103170.5102150.6120.2102100.36170.360.770.4100.17
Difference 2000–2016−61%−30%−50%−75%−67%−70%−86%−60%−40%0%−40%−65−43%−50%
Young adolescents (10–14 years)Older adolescents (15–19 years)
AfricanAmericasEastern MediterraneanEuropeSoutheast AsiaWestern PacificHigh incomeAfricanAmericasEastern MediterraneanEuropeSoutheast AsiaWestern PacificHigh income
YearRate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%Rate%
2000240.550.830.46140.460.283.751.2121.451.1151.670.780.524
2005240.460.940.460.950.460.28361.1151.570.9161.580.5110.524
20101.850.7100.840.350.750.360.172.971.5191.260.714190.5110.423
20161.550.470.950.350.550.370.172.681.2221.370.6141110.5110.423
Difference 2000–2016−25%−18%17%−38%−50%−25%−33%−30%0%−7%−45%−38%−29%−20%