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Children Statistics and Information

8. Infant mortality rate

2013 2014 2015 2016#
Infant mortality rate
(Number of registered infant deaths
per 1 000 registered live births)
1.7 1.7 1.5 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)
2013 2014 2015 2016#
Male Female Overall Male Female Overall Male Female Overall Male Female Overall
0-4 55.1 49.4 52.4 55.3 57.8 56.5 45.8 38.3 42.2 44.2 44.5 44.4
5-9 14.1 9.2 11.7 8.1 9.5 8.8 8.3 5.2 6.8 8.6 4.3 6.5
10-14 10.7 8.6 9.7 10.6 11.2 10.9 9.6 8.5 9.0 9.8 6.3 8.1
15-17 19.3 7.1 13.4 9.2 10.8 10.0 10.0 10.7 10.3 16.6 4.5 10.8

# 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.