Infant mortality rate: total: 8.1 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9.6 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 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 October 8, 2016See Also