Bangladesh

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  • 100YES

    A Promise Renewed Signatory Country

  • 100YES

    A Promise Renewed Launch Country

Demographics

  • 160995642

    Total population (2015)

  • 15331344

    Population aged under-5 (2015)

  • 3134427

    Number of births/year (2015)

Under-5 mortality

  • 38

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

  • 61

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

  • 74%

    Under-5 mortality reduction 1990-2015 (%)

  • 119000

    Under-5 deaths/year (2015)

Newborn mortality

  • 23

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

  • 39

    Newborn mortality rank

  • 63%

    Percentage newborn mortality reduction 1990-2015 (%)

  • 74000

    Newborn deaths/year (2015)

Maternal mortality

  • 170

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

  • 250

    Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in ?)

  • 70%

    Maternal mortality reduction 1990-2013 (%)

  • 5200

    Number of maternal deaths (2013)

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Recent Updates

  • Saving “Every Newborn” born too soon in Bangladesh

    BANA2015-00100

    In Bangladesh’s Tangail Medical College Hospital, Bithy Akhter anxiously waits as her daughter, Jannat, is treated at the Special Care Newborn Unit (SCANU). Jannat was delivered preterm at 33 weeks in a private clinic. After taking Jannant home, Bithy and her husband Amin Khan noticed she had started to look bluish and she wasn’t eating […]