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Graphs showing time trends in mortality rates

All-cause mortality at age < 1 year in

Belgium: 1841-2006

Graph showing all-cause mortality at age < 1 year in Belgium since 1841

Comment: No data are available for the 1914-18 period of German occupation. About a year after the 1940-44 German occupation, infant mortality began to plunge.

Method: Mortality rates were downloaded from the Human Mortality Database (see or on 4 December 2009. The plotted lines connect unsmoothed values.

WHO mortality rates for particular countries, ages and causes of death