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Low Birth Weight
AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Angola
39.75
1
2. Mauritania
31.60
3
3. Central Africa
28.47
4
4. Chad
28.14
5
5. Comoros
27.59
6
6. Cote d Ivoire
26.48
7
7. Lesotho
25.80
8
8. Sierra Leone
25.01
9
9. Nigeria
24.87
10
10. Mali
24.84
11
11. Benin
24.78
12
12. Djibouti
24.54
14
13. DR Congo
24.39
15
14. Equ. Guinea
23.98
16
15. Guinea-Bissau
23.18
18
16. Somalia
22.27
19
17. South Sudan
20.93
20
18. Burundi
20.45
21
19. Niger
20.03
22
20. Gambia
19.96
23
21. Zimbabwe
19.22
24
22. Burkina Faso
19.11
25
23. Mozambique
18.46
26
24. Guinea
18.36
27
25. Sudan
18.16
28
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Ghana
17.97
29
27. Botswana
17.86
30
28. Cameroon
17.53
32
29. Togo
17.17
34
30. Gabon
16.71
38
31. Malawi
15.75
41
32. Liberia
15.32
42
33. Ethiopia
14.01
48
34. Namibia
13.89
49
35. Congo
13.19
51
36. Senegal
13.17
52
37. Zambia
13.11
54
38. Swaziland
12.63
56
39. Uganda
11.97
61
40. Kenya
11.96
62
41. Madagascar
11.92
63
42. Sao Tome
11.82
65
43. Tanzania
10.85
68
44. Rwanda
10.82
69
45. Cape Verde
9.15
75
46. Eritrea
8.96
77
47. South Africa
8.45
82
48. Mauritius
6.37
99
49. Seychelles
5.37
113
ICD-10 CODES: P05, P07, P22, P27-P28
Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.