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Low Birth Weight
AFRICA

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. DR Congo
35.73
1
2. Angola
35.40
2
3. Sierra Leone
35.09
3
4. Chad
34.40
4
5. Mali
33.30
5
6. Lesotho
31.32
7
7. Somalia
30.96
8
8. Central Africa
29.93
9
9. Nigeria
29.41
10
10. South Sudan
29.36
11
11. Cote d Ivoire
28.70
12
12. Guinea-Bissau
28.62
13
13. Mauritania
28.49
14
14. Zimbabwe
28.19
15
15. Equ. Guinea
27.21
17
16. Djibouti
26.25
18
17. Congo
25.96
19
18. Burundi
25.06
20
19. Niger
23.44
21
20. Botswana
23.17
23
21. Togo
22.59
24
22. Comoros
21.80
25
23. Swaziland
21.73
26
24. Guinea
21.66
27
Region Rank Rate World Rank
25. Burkina Faso
21.52
28
26. Benin
20.54
29
27. Mozambique
20.20
30
28. Gabon
20.03
31
29. Cameroon
19.48
33
30. Sudan
19.37
35
31. Ghana
19.23
36
32. Zambia
18.46
37
33. Gambia
17.94
38
34. Kenya
17.22
41
35. Ethiopia
17.12
42
36. Senegal
16.74
43
37. Uganda
15.82
46
38. Malawi
15.79
47
39. Liberia
15.61
48
40. Namibia
13.87
53
41. Madagascar
13.56
56
42. Rwanda
13.55
57
43. Tanzania
11.60
62
44. South Africa
11.39
65
45. Eritrea
9.36
78
46. Cape Verde
7.59
88
47. Mauritius
6.77
95
Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.