The Steep Drop in Childhood Mortality

It’s amazing how much improvement the world has seen in childhood and maternal health. Worth celebrating, especially as the trend continues.

“The worldwide mortality rate for kids younger than 5 years old was slashed in half in 2022 compared to the turn of the century. Child mortality was even higher in 1990, when 13 million children under 5 died. By 2022, the most recent year for which data is available, that number hovered around 4.9 million.”

The mortality rate among the world’s children has reached an all-time low - Vox


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Written by

Aaron Miller

Aaron Miller

Provo, UT