Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)

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Country2000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Venezuela26.1725.3724.5823.7922.9922.221.5422.5222.0221.5421.0720.6220.18

Definition of Infant mortality rate: 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 - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2011