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Table 2 Population and child deaths by economic group in WHO African Region countries in 2013

From: Counting the cost of child mortality in the World Health Organization African region

Group/economic class Population Child deaths
Group 1: High income & upper middle income 120 209 000 235 000
Group 2: Lower middle income 331 277 000 1 228 000
Group 3 : Low income 478 356 000 1 513 000
Grand total 929 842 000 2 976 000
  1. Source: WHO [1]
  2. Note: Since no child deaths were reported from Cape Verde, Mauritius, Seychelles and Sao Tome and Principe, those countries’ population figures are not included