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Children Statistics and Information

8. Infant mortality rate

2014 2015 2016 2017#
Infant mortality rate
(Number of registered infant deaths
per 1 000 registered live births)
1.7 1.5 1.7 1.6

# Provisional figures

Age Group Age-sex specific death rate
(Number of registered deaths per 100 000 population of
respective age group and sex)
2014 2015 2016 2017#
Male Female Overall Male Female Overall Male Female Overall Male Female Overall
0-4 55.3 57.8 56.5 45.8 38.3 42.2 45.6 49.7 47.6 48.2 38.9 43.7
5-9 8.1 9.5 8.8 8.3 5.2 6.8 9.3 5.0 7.2 12.0 4.1 8.2
10-14 10.6 11.2 10.9 9.6 8.5 9.0 9.8 6.3 8.1 9.7 7.0 8.4
15-17 9.2 10.8 9.9 10.0 10.7 10.3 20.8 6.7 14.0 20.9 7.1 14.3

# Provisional figures

Note:
The 2016 Population By-census conducted by the Census and Statistics Department from June to August 2016 provides a benchmark for revising the population figures compiled since the 2011 Population Census. Population-related figures from 2012 to 2015 have been revised accordingly.