Malaysia
Key demographic Indicators
Under 5 Mortality Indicator bubble 7 PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS
Under 5 Mortality Indicator bubble 30,331,000

Trends in Under-Five Mortality Rate

Deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Under-five mortality rate

Disparities by Household Wealth

Oral Rehydration:
Children under five with diarrhoea receiving ORS (%)

Secondary education:
Net attendance ratio in secondary education (%)

Birth Registration:
Children under age 5 whose births are registered (%)

Child Health

Proportion of under-five children with suspected pneumonia taken to health provider (%)
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Proportion of children under five years old with diarrhoea receiving oral rehydration salts (%)
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Proportion of children under five sleeping under insecticide-treated nets (%)
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Proportion of households owning at least one insecticide-treated net (ITN) (%)
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Nutrition

Early initiation of breastfeeding (within one hour of birth) (%)
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Continued breastfeeding rate at one year (%)
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Vitamin A supplementation (full) (%)
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Proportion of households consuming iodized salt (%)
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Maternal Health

Proportion of women aged 15-49 who received postnatal care within 2 days after giving birth (%)
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Antenatal care coverage for at least four visits (%)
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Caesarean section (%)
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Proportion of women 20-24 years old who gave birth before age 18 (%)
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Early Childhood

Attendance in early childhood education(%)
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Support for learning (any household member) (%)
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Support for learning (father) (%)
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Learning materials at home – children's books (%)
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Learning materials at home – playthings (%)
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Children left in inadequate care (%)
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Education

Net attendance ratio in primary education (NAR) (%)
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Proportion of out-of-school children of primary school age (%)
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Net attendance ratio in secondary education (%)
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HIV/AIDS

Adolescent girls aged 15-19 who were tested for HIV in the last 12 months and received the results (%)
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Adolescent boys aged 15-19 who were tested for HIV in the last 12 months and received the results (%)
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Child Protection

Children under age 5 whose birth is registered (%)
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Women aged 20-24 years who were first married or in union by age 18 (%)
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Children aged 5-14 years engaged in child labour (%)
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Children aged 2 to 14 years who experienced any violent discipline (psychological aggression and/or physical punishment) in the past month (%)
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Justification of wife beating (female) (%)
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Justification of wife beating (male) (%)
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