Levels and Trends in Child Mortality Report 2017

Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation.

Children attend classes amid fun on 8 August 2016 in a pre-school supported by UNICEF at BRAC Khuria Para Shishu Bikash Kendro (child development centre) in Jatrabari, Dhaka.


In the context of monitoring child survival, the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) updates child mortality estimates annually. This report presents the group’s latest estimates of under-five, infant and neonatal mortality up to 2016, and assesses progress at the country, regional and global levels. For the first time, the report also provides mortality estimates for children aged 5 to 14.

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