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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, 2012

See also: Infant mortality rate bar chart

 

Country NameInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)Year of Estimate
Afghanistan1222012
Niger1102012
Mali1092012
Somalia1042012
Central African Republic972012
Guinea-Bissau942012
Chad942012
Angola842012
Burkina Faso802012
Malawi792012
Mozambique772012
Sierra Leone772012
Congo, Democratic Republic of the772012
Ethiopia752012
Equatorial Guinea752012
Nigeria742012
Congo, Republic of the742012
Liberia732012
Gambia, The702012
Comoros692012
Tanzania662012
Zambia652012
Cote d'Ivoire632012
Rwanda632012
Pakistan612012
Uganda612012
Burundi602012
Benin602012
Cameroon602012
Swaziland602012
Guinea592012
Western Sahara592012
Mauritania592012
Laos582012
Sudan562012
Senegal552012
Cambodia542012
Yemen542012
Lesotho532012
Djibouti532012
Haiti522012
Sao Tome and Principe522012
Madagascar502012
Togo502012
Gabon492012
Bangladesh492012
Burma482012
Ghana472012
India462012
Namibia462012
Vanuatu462012
Kenya442012
Nepal432012
South Africa432012
Bhutan422012
Papua New Guinea422012
Iran412012
Bolivia412012
Turkmenistan412012
Eritrea402012
Iraq402012
Kiribati382012
Tajikistan372012
East Timor372012
Mongolia362012
Guyana362012
Tuvalu342012
Kyrgyzstan312012
Suriname292012
Azerbaijan292012
Zimbabwe282012
Indonesia272012
Trinidad and Tobago272012
Morocco262012
Korea, North262012
Cape Verde262012
Guatemala252012
Tunisia252012
Algeria252012
Egypt242012
Turkey232012
Kazakhstan232012
Paraguay222012
Nicaragua222012
Samoa222012
Peru222012
Belize212012
Dominican Republic212012
Uzbekistan212012
Brazil212012
Vietnam202012
Venezuela202012
Honduras202012
El Salvador202012
Libya192012
Ecuador192012
Philippines192012
Armenia182012
Solomon Islands172012
Mexico172012
Bulgaria162012
Colombia162012
Thailand162012
Jordan162012
China162012
Saudi Arabia162012
Lebanon152012
Syria152012
Oman152012
Georgia152012
Malaysia152012
Jamaica142012
Antigua and Barbuda142012
Albania142012
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines142012
Moldova142012
Tonga132012
Bahamas, The132012
Saint Lucia122012
Dominica122012
Palau122012
Barbados122012
United Arab Emirates122012
Seychelles112012
Panama112012
Mauritius112012
Brunei112012
Grenada112012
Fiji112012
Romania112012
Argentina112012
Botswana102012
Bahrain102012
Russia102012
Greenland102012
Sri Lanka92012
Uruguay92012
Saint Kitts and Nevis92012
Costa Rica92012
Nauru92012
Bosnia and Herzegovina82012
Ukraine82012
Macedonia82012
Latvia82012
Puerto Rico82012
Kuwait82012
Chile72012
Estonia72012
Qatar72012
Cayman Islands62012
Slovakia62012
Poland62012
Serbia62012
Lithuania62012
Belarus62012
Croatia62012
United States62012
New Caledonia62012
Hungary52012
Taiwan52012
Greece52012
Canada52012
Cuba52012
New Zealand52012
San Marino52012
Portugal52012
United Kingdom52012
Australia52012
Liechtenstein42012
Luxembourg42012
Belgium42012
Austria42012
Denmark42012
Slovenia42012
Korea, South42012
Israel42012
Switzerland42012
Ireland42012
Andorra42012
Netherlands42012
Czech Republic42012
Malta42012
Germany42012
Norway42012
Finland32012
France32012
Spain32012
Italy32012
Iceland32012
Macau32012
Hong Kong32012
Sweden32012
Singapore32012
Japan22012
Monaco22012
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