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Global Inequality: Making Progress Against Child Mortality

By Max Roser writing for Our World in Data



Child mortality refers to the death of children before their fifth birthday. We live in a world in which 5.4 million children die every year. That’s ten dead children every minute. We have so many concerns in the world, but child mortality is one that's rarely reported or discussed in the public.


Max Roser uses data to show just how much child mortality varies between countries and how it's most prevalent in lower income countries. Despite the work needed, over the last 200 years humanity has made great strides to reduce child mortality, which is one of the biggest achievements of humanity.


Read the full article and report at Our World in Data