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 - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Infant mortality rate map
Pakistan’s infant mortality rate highest in the world
Pakistan Defence - 3/10/2014 5:10:05 AM
More than 200,000 children in Pakistan die on the first day of their lives, the highest in the world ... newborn mortality and recommended clinical and policy measures. The speakers said that Pakistan had managed to decrease the mortality rate for children ...
What Works: How Syracuse cut infant mortality in half
Syracuse Post-Standard - 3/9/2014 1:58:00 AM
Syracuse, N.Y. - About 18 of every 1,000 babies in Syracuse died before their first birthday in the mid-1980s, giving the city one of the nation's highest infant mortality rates. The death toll was particularly high among black babies -- 30 of every 1,000 ...
Columbus funding effort to reduce infant mortality
The Columbus Dispatch - 3/11/2014 1:27:00 AM
Faced with an unacceptable infant mortality rate in the city, the Columbus City Council approved $225,000 ... mortality rate — more than 8 per 1,000 — is higher than Ohio’s and the nation’s, and twice as high as New York City’s.
Battle brewing to restore money for DMC's infant mortality efforts
Detroit Free Press - 3/10/2014 5:31:34 AM
The DMC and some lawmakers argue ownership doesn’t matter; the funds would help expand services that could help beat back grim infant-mortality rates ... been one of those statistics this year, slipping into the world weeks ahead of schedule.
Capital has highest infant mortality rate among metros
Times of India - 3/1/2014 11:57:27 PM
NEW DELHI: A survey of four metropolitan cities has found that Delhi has the highest infant mortality rate. The report ... 64% died within the first 28 days of their birth. Sajit Menon of Save the Children says, "About half of these newborn ...
The World Pharmaceutical Markets Fact Book 2013
TheSacramento Bee - 3/11/2014 3:31:40 PM
How does the Brazilian medical market compare with China and India in terms of total health expenditure ... per '000 population Infant mortality per '000 live births Life expectancy for males/females Healthcare Data: 2008-2013 Hospitals ...
Concern on high rate of maternal, infant mortality
The News International - 3/10/2014 1:28:11 AM
Adviser to Chief Minister on Health, Khawaja Salman Raffique, has said high rate of maternal, neonatal and infant mortality in Pakistan is a matter ... to improve healthcare delivery system in the country. Addressing the closing ceremony of 3-day ...
At 8.6%, Pakistan is among countries with highest infant mortality: UNICEF report
tribune.com.pk - 1/30/2014 9:12:36 PM
UNICEF released The State of the World’s Children 2014 report on Thursday, ranking Pakistan at 26 in its list of countries with the highest infant mortality rates in the ... The report gave a surprisingly high number for the percentage of people ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 4:03:02 PM
In each of those areas, the countries that are performing the best are ... In 1960, the United States had the twelfth lowest infant mortality rate in the world. By 1990, we had dropped to twenty-third, and we sank to thirty-fourth in 2008.
Infant mortality rate in Detroit rivals areas of Third World
The Detroit News - 1/30/2014 11:50:05 PM
Detroit’s infant mortality rate is the worst among big U.S. cities, and worse than some Third-World countries: 13.5 for every 1,000 live births in 2010, the most recent year for which comprehensive data are available. Foundations, hospitals, social ...
Infant mortality in Cuba hits new low
peoplesworld.org - 1/30/2014 11:57:15 PM
However, in Cuba they have dropped farther and faster than in other poorer countries. Cuba does not have the lowest infant mortality rate in the world. That distinction belongs to countries which are both wealthy and have highly developed infrastructures ...
Infant mortality rate India's enduring shame
Deccan Herald - 3/9/2014 11:55:08 PM
The economic boom being experienced by India masks a shameful failure to control a shocking rate of infant deaths among the country’s poorest ... poorest countries in the world. Two million children under five years of age die—one every 15 seconds ...
UNICEF Infant Mortality Report 2012 Ranks Countries With Highest And Lowest Infant Mortality Rates (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post - 9/14/2012 5:33:06 PM
Scroll through some of the world's best and worst countries for infants below. Note: Of the 12 countries that have the lowest rates of infant mortality, numbers 12 to 2, all have a uniform ranking. Like
Expert says infant mortality rate near University Circle exceeds that of some Third World countries: PolitiFact Ohio
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 4/12/2013 1:59:50 PM
Public health experts consider the infant mortality rate an important indicator of a community's well-being. It is one of the factors that helped land Cuyahoga County in the bottom third of Ohio counties in overall health in a national study released last ...
Connect the dots: infant mortality, graft and elephant poaching
Reuters - 1/2/2014 1:39:03 PM
In a related trend, the killing of rhinos for their horns - used in traditional medicine in Vietnam and China - has also soared ... The report found a striking link between infant mortality rates - measured by the number of deaths of infants ...