• 100YES

    A Promise Renewed Signatory Country

  • 100YES

    A Promise Renewed Launch Country

Demographics

  • 32526562

    Total population (2015)

  • 4950250

    Population aged under-5 (2015)

  • 1080621

    Number of births/year (2015)

Under-5 mortality

  • 91

    Under-five mortality rate (deaths per 1000 live births) (2015)

  • 16

    Under-5 mortality rank (in descending order of under-5 mortality rate)

  • 50%

    Under-5 mortality reduction 1990-2015 (%)

  • 94000

    Under-5 deaths/year (2015)

Newborn mortality

  • 36

    Newborn mortality rate (deaths per 1000 births) (2015)

  • 10

    Newborn mortality rank

  • 33%

    Percentage newborn mortality reduction 1990-2015 (%)

  • 36000

    Newborn deaths/year (2015)

Maternal mortality

  • 400

    Maternal mortality rate (deaths per 100,000 live births) (2013)

  • 49

    Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in ?)

  • 67%

    Maternal mortality reduction 1990-2013 (%)

  • 4200

    Number of maternal deaths (2013)

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Recent Updates

  • Afghanistan aims to save 35,000 additional lives by 2020

    health worker

    In December 2013, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan signed the A Promise Renewed Pledge, committing to reduce preventable deaths among women and children. This week, Afghanistan followed through on this commitment by launching the Kabul Declaration, setting out specific commitments on maternal and child survival and reiterating government support for the goals […]