South Africa

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  • 100YES

    A Promise Renewed Signatory Country

  • 100NO

    A Promise Renewed Launch Country

Demographics

  • 54490406

    Total population (2015)

  • 5370121

    Population aged under-5 (2015)

  • 1110883

    Number of births/year (2015)

Under-5 mortality

  • 41

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

  • 58

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

  • 32%

    Under-5 mortality reduction 1990-2015 (%)

  • 42000

    Under-5 deaths/year (2015)

Newborn deaths

  • 11

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

  • 86

    Newborn mortality rank

  • 46%

    Percentage newborn mortality reduction 1990-2015 (%)

  • 11000

    Newborn deaths/year (2015)

Maternal mortality

  • 140

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

  • 300

    Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in ?)

  • 9%

    Maternal mortality reduction 1990-2013 (%)

  • 1500

    Number of maternal deaths (2013)

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