Levels & Trends in Child Mortality, Report 2014

Millennium Development Goal 4 calls for reducing the under-five mortality rate by two-thirds between 1990 and 2015. This publication analyzes the global and national progress made towards achieving this goal.

Despite stunning progress in various countries – and the fact that the world is reducing under-five mortality faster now than at any other time during the past two decades – the MDG 4 target risks being missed at the global level. This publication provides a large amount of data on levels of and trends in child mortality at regional and national levels.

Published 2014-10-06

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