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
Infant Mortality Rate in U.S. Is So High Compared to European Countries Because They Take Better Care of Their Poor
Atlanta Black Star - 1/22/2015 7:45:39 PM
The abysmal infant mortality rate in the United States compared ... between the rates in the U.S. and the European countries were “essentially unchanged.” Join us in our effort to change our world with Empowering Narratives. Share this empowering ...
NYC 2013 infant mortality rate an all-time low
My Foxny - 1/30/2015 9:02:04 PM
Health officials say New York City's infant mortality rate in 2013 reached the lowest it has ever been ... Cinema," Retro Fitness CEO Eric Casaburi believes he installed the world's first cardio theater in one of his gyms in New Jersey 14 years ago.
Healthcare demand in India rising; country will need 3.5m hospital beds, 3m doctors by 2034
thenewsreports.com - 1/27/2015 11:57:25 PM
Several factors have resulted in poor health outcomes such as low life expectancy, high infant and maternal mortality rates. To bring about a winning ... India can also leverage its strength as a world leader in vaccine manufacturing (it contributes ...
Here's Bill Gates' 5-Step Plan For Drastically Cutting Infant Mortality
The Business Insider - 1/22/2015 5:58:17 PM
One of their most ambitious goals is to cut the mortality rate of children under age ... is unevenly distributed around the world. According to the IGME, about half of all under-5 deaths occur in only five countries: India, Nigeria, Pakistan, the ...
Our infant mortality rate is a national embarrassment
Washington Post - 9/29/2014 5:15:42 PM
The United States has a higher infant mortality rate than any of the other 27 wealthy countries ... Despite healthcare spending levels that are significantly higher than any other country in the world, a baby born in the U.S. is less likely to see his ...
Albania has highest infants mortality rate in region
Xinhua News Agency - 1/30/2015 2:46:51 AM
Compared with the other countries in the region, under-five mortality rate in Albania (sex-pooled ... the estimates prepared by WHO, UNICEF and the World Bank (WB) on infant mortality for Albania in the past two years are almost double of the figures ...
U.S. infant mortality rate worse than other countries
CBS News - 9/24/2014 6:04:35 PM
The report compares infant mortality rates in the United States to those of European countries plus Australia, Israel, Japan, Korea and New Zealand in 2010, the most recent year for which data is available. In the United States, 6.1 infants die per every ...
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than in 40 Other Countries
International Business Times - 8/31/2011 1:36:34 PM
Researchers at the World Health Organization ... but because it curtailed infant mortality rates by 26 percent, or less than the average drop, the United States now lags behind 40 other countries including Lithuania, Israel and Cuba. American newborns ...
'Centering' program could help reduce infant mortality
Canton Repository - 1/25/2015 2:55:46 PM
Ohio has one of the highest and most disparate infant mortality rates in the country. Stark County is no exception. Ohio has one of the highest and most disparate infant mortality rates in the country. Stark County is no exception. The infant mortality ...
Reducing infant mortality: UDWI REMC funds Sweet Dreams Baby Bundles at Greene County General
Greene County Daily World - 1/19/2015 5:11:44 PM
In 2013, the country's infant mortality rate was 3 deaths per 1,000 births. Infant mortality rates in Indiana are exceptionally high with 6.7 deaths per 1,000 infants. According to the most recent data provided by the Indiana State Health Department ...
World Bank lauds Himachal for reducing poverty
The Tribune India - 1/28/2015 8:35:48 PM
Himachal Pradesh has made great strides in reducing poverty and attaining best human development outcomes, but female child sex ratio, under-nutrition in children and an ageing population still remain issues of concern, says a new World Bank report.
U.S. infant mortality rate higher than developed world’s
Salon - 1/9/2013 11:13:56 PM
Many other reports have found the exact same thing. There is, however, some striking — and troubling — new research in the report: Our infant mortality rate is nearly double the rate in countries like Japan and Sweden. What’s more troubling is that ...
US Ranks Behind 25 Other Countries in Infant Mortality
Live Science - 9/24/2014 2:34:01 AM
The U.S. infant mortality rate is more than double that of some other developed countries, according to a new report. An important contributor to this disparity is the relatively high rate of death among babies born at full term in the United States ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 12:06:49 PM
... disparity and compare only the infant mortality rate of Caucasian Americans, our ranking versus the competitor countries is unaffected. Infant mortality is just one of many metrics where the US used to be a world leader and has slipped in the last few ...
At 8.6%, Pakistan is among countries with highest infant mortality: UNICEF report
The Express Tribune - 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 world. The year 2014 is the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of ...