Live births and infant mortality rate decline

2015-11-18 11:14:49

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In the first ten months of this year, 67,003 mothers delivered 67,362 children (live births), showing a decrease of 1,355 mothers or 2.0% and of 1,402 children or 2.0% compared to the same period of the previous year.

In October of 2015, 6,489 mothers delivered 6,513 children (live births), declining by 300 mothers or 4.4% and by 326 children or 4.8% against the previous month.

In the first ten months of this year, a number of infant mortality reached 1,009, decreasing three children or 0.3%; a number of mortality under-five reached 1,207, showing a 27 children or 2.2% decrease against the previous year.

The infant mortality reached 88 in October 2015, decreasing by 14 children or 13.7%, while the number of mortality under-five decreased by 14 children or 11.4% against the previous month.