Infant mortality rate: total: 44.46 deaths/1,000 live births
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 April 17, 2007
© 2007 IndexMundi. All rights reserved.