Country Comparison > Infant mortality rate

RankCountryInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)
1Afghanistan117.23
2Mali104.34
3Somalia100.14
4Central African Republic92.86
5Guinea-Bissau90.92
6Chad90.3
7Niger86.27
8Angola79.99
9Burkina Faso76.8
10Nigeria74.09
11Sierra Leone73.29
12Congo, Democratic Republic of the73.15
13Mozambique72.42
14Equatorial Guinea71.12
15Liberia69.19
16South Sudan68.16
17Zambia66.62
18Gambia, The65.74
19Comoros65.31
20Burundi63.44
21Uganda60.82
22Cote d'Ivoire60.16
23Rwanda59.59
24Congo, Republic of the59.34
25Pakistan57.48
26Benin57.09
27Western Sahara56.09
28Mauritania56.06
29Ethiopia55.77
30Guinea55.24
31Cameroon55.1
32Swaziland54.82
33Laos54.53
34Sudan52.86
35Senegal52.72
36Cambodia51.36
37Lesotho50.48
38Yemen50.41
39Djibouti50.2
40Haiti49.43
41Sao Tome and Principe49.16
42Malawi48.01
43Gabon47.03
44Togo46.73
45Bangladesh45.67
46Namibia45.64
47Burma44.91
48Madagascar44.88
49Tanzania43.74
50India43.19
51South Africa41.61
52Kenya40.71
53Nepal40.43
54Papua New Guinea39.67
55Iran39
56East Timor38.79
57Bolivia38.61
58Ghana38.52
59Eritrea38.44
60Turkmenistan38.13
61Bhutan37.89
62Iraq37.53
63Kiribati35.37
64Tajikistan35.03
65Guyana33.56
66Tuvalu31.69
67Kyrgyzstan28.71
68Suriname27.07
69Azerbaijan26.67
70Zimbabwe26.55
71Indonesia25.16
72Trinidad and Tobago24.82
73Maldives24.59
74Morocco24.52
75Korea, North24.5
76Cape Verde24.28
77Guatemala23.51
78Tunisia23.19
79Mongolia23.15
80Egypt22.41
81Micronesia, Federated States of21.93
82Algeria21.76
83Kazakhstan21.61
84Turkey21.43
85Marshall Islands21.39
86Paraguay20.75
87Samoa20.5
88Nicaragua20.36
89Belize20.31
90Peru20.21
91Uzbekistan19.84
92Dominican Republic19.63
93Venezuela19.33
94Brazil19.21
95Vietnam18.99
96Honduras18.72
97El Salvador18.44
98Ecuador17.93
99Philippines17.64
100Georgia16.68
101Vanuatu16.41
102Solomon Islands16.17
103Syria15.79
104Jordan15.73
105Gaza Strip15.46
106Bulgaria15.08
107Colombia15.02
108China14.79
109Saint Helena14.71
110Saudi Arabia14.58
111Cook Islands14.33
112Oman14
113Armenia13.97
114Jamaica13.69
115Malaysia13.69
116Montserrat13.66
117West Bank13.49
118British Virgin Islands13.45
119Antigua and Barbuda13.29
120Albania13.19
121Saint Vincent and the Grenadines13.07
122Moldova12.93
123Mexico12.58
124Bahamas, The12.5
125Tonga12.36
126Libya11.87
127Saint Lucia11.75
128Aruba11.74
129Dominica11.61
130Palau11.46
131Turks and Caicos Islands10.97
132Barbados10.93
133United Arab Emirates10.92
134Seychelles10.77
135Panama10.7
136Mauritius10.59
137Grenada10.5
138Brunei10.48
139Fiji10.2
140Romania10.16
141Argentina9.96
142Thailand9.86
143Bahrain9.68
144Greenland9.42
145Botswana9.38
146Sint Maarten9.05
147Sri Lanka9.02
148Saint Kitts and Nevis8.98
149Uruguay8.97
150American Samoa8.92
151Costa Rica8.7
152Nauru8.21
153Ukraine8.1
154Lebanon7.98
155Latvia7.91
156Macedonia7.9
157Puerto Rico7.73
158Kuwait7.51
159Russia7.08
160Chile7.02
161Saint Pierre and Miquelon6.95
162Virgin Islands6.79
163Estonia6.7
164Qatar6.42
165Gibraltar6.29
166Cayman Islands6.21
167Poland6.19
168United States6.17
169Serbia6.16
170Lithuania6
171Croatia5.87
172Bosnia and Herzegovina5.84
173Faroe Islands5.71
174Guam5.51
175Northern Mariana Islands5.5
176New Caledonia5.46
177Slovakia5.35
178Hungary5.09
179Greece4.78
180French Polynesia4.78
181Canada4.71
182Cuba4.7
183New Zealand4.59
184San Marino4.52
185Taiwan4.49
186Wallis and Futuna4.49
187Portugal4.48
188United Kingdom4.44
189Australia4.43
190Liechtenstein4.33
191Luxembourg4.28
192Belgium4.18
193Isle of Man4.17
194Austria4.16
195Denmark4.1
196Slovenia4.04
197Israel3.98
198Korea, South3.93
199Jersey3.86
200Ireland3.74
201Switzerland3.73
202Andorra3.69
203Netherlands3.66
204Belarus3.64
205Malta3.59
206Guernsey3.47
207Germany3.46
208Anguilla3.4
209Finland3.36
210Spain3.33
211France3.31
212Italy3.31
213Iceland3.15
214Macau3.13
215Hong Kong2.73
216Czech Republic2.63
217Sweden2.6
218Singapore2.53
219Norway2.48
220Bermuda2.48
221Japan2.13
222Monaco1.81

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, 2014

See also: Infant mortality rate map

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