Infant mortality rate: total: 8.54 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.1 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6.91 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Definition: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on June 30, 2015See Also