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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.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Infant mortality rate varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Infant mortality rate bar chart

 

Country NameInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)Year of Estimate
Afghanistan1172014
Mali1042014
Somalia1002014
Central African Republic932014
Guinea-Bissau912014
Chad902014
Niger862014
Angola802014
Burkina Faso772014
Nigeria742014
Sierra Leone732014
Congo, Democratic Republic of the732014
Mozambique722014
Equatorial Guinea712014
Liberia692014
Zambia672014
Gambia, The662014
Comoros652014
Burundi632014
Uganda612014
Cote d'Ivoire602014
Rwanda602014
Congo, Republic of the592014
Pakistan572014
Benin572014
Western Sahara562014
Mauritania562014
Ethiopia562014
Guinea552014
Cameroon552014
Swaziland552014
Laos552014
Sudan532014
Senegal532014
Cambodia512014
Lesotho502014
Yemen502014
Djibouti502014
Haiti492014
Sao Tome and Principe492014
Malawi482014
Gabon472014
Togo472014
Bangladesh462014
Namibia462014
Burma452014
Madagascar452014
Tanzania442014
India432014
South Africa422014
Kenya412014
Nepal402014
Papua New Guinea402014
Iran392014
East Timor392014
Bolivia392014
Ghana392014
Eritrea382014
Turkmenistan382014
Bhutan382014
Iraq382014
Kiribati352014
Tajikistan352014
Guyana342014
Tuvalu322014
Kyrgyzstan292014
Suriname272014
Azerbaijan272014
Zimbabwe272014
Indonesia252014
Trinidad and Tobago252014
Morocco252014
Korea, North252014
Cape Verde242014
Guatemala242014
Tunisia232014
Mongolia232014
Egypt222014
Algeria222014
Kazakhstan222014
Turkey212014
Paraguay212014
Samoa212014
Nicaragua202014
Belize202014
Peru202014
Uzbekistan202014
Dominican Republic202014
Venezuela192014
Brazil192014
Vietnam192014
Honduras192014
El Salvador182014
Ecuador182014
Philippines182014
Georgia172014
Vanuatu162014
Solomon Islands162014
Syria162014
Jordan162014
Bulgaria152014
Colombia152014
China152014
Saudi Arabia152014
Oman142014
Armenia142014
Malaysia142014
Jamaica142014
Antigua and Barbuda132014
Albania132014
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines132014
Moldova132014
Mexico132014
Bahamas, The132014
Tonga122014
Libya122014
Saint Lucia122014
Dominica122014
Palau112014
Barbados112014
United Arab Emirates112014
Seychelles112014
Panama112014
Mauritius112014
Grenada112014
Brunei102014
Fiji102014
Romania102014
Argentina102014
Thailand102014
Bahrain102014
Greenland92014
Botswana92014
Sri Lanka92014
Saint Kitts and Nevis92014
Uruguay92014
Costa Rica92014
Nauru82014
Ukraine82014
Lebanon82014
Latvia82014
Macedonia82014
Puerto Rico82014
Kuwait82014
Russia72014
Chile72014
Estonia72014
Qatar62014
Cayman Islands62014
Poland62014
United States62014
Serbia62014
Lithuania62014
Croatia62014
Bosnia and Herzegovina62014
New Caledonia52014
Slovakia52014
Hungary52014
Greece52014
Canada52014
Cuba52014
New Zealand52014
San Marino52014
Taiwan42014
Portugal42014
United Kingdom42014
Australia42014
Liechtenstein42014
Luxembourg42014
Belgium42014
Austria42014
Denmark42014
Slovenia42014
Israel42014
Korea, South42014
Ireland42014
Switzerland42014
Andorra42014
Netherlands42014
Belarus42014
Malta42014
Germany32014
Finland32014
Spain32014
France32014
Italy32014
Iceland32014
Macau32014
Hong Kong32014
Czech Republic32014
Sweden32014
Singapore32014
Norway22014
Japan22014
Monaco22014
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