Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)

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Country2000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142016
North Korea24.2923.5522.825.6624.8424.0423.2922.5621.8651.3450.1527.1126.2125.3424.522.9
Definition of Infant mortality rate: 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. 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 June 30, 2015