Country Comparison > Infant mortality rate

RankCountryInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)
1Afghanistan104.25
2Somalia89.52
3Central African Republic80.55
4South Sudan69.93
5Chad68.59
6Niger67.72
7Mozambique64.72
8Congo, Democratic Republic of the64.46
9Mali64.02
10Sierra Leone63.61
11Angola62.34
12Nigeria59.82
13Equatorial Guinea59.68
14Cote d'Ivoire59.09
15Benin58.73
16Zambia55.97
17Comoros55.04
18Gambia, The54.9
19Guinea52.37
20Pakistan52.3
21Burkina Faso52.03
22Guinea-Bissau51.87
23Cameroon51.49
24Congo, Republic of the50.67
25Western Sahara47.93
26Mauritania47.91
27Liberia47.44
28Senegal45.74
29Laos45.58
30Cambodia43.67
31Eritrea43.3
32Swaziland42.83
33Haiti42.61
34Yemen41.92
35Sudan41.75
36Sao Tome and Principe41.71
37Djibouti41.64
38Lesotho41.5
39Burundi40.11
40Malawi39.5
41Togo38.46
42Madagascar37.83
43Tanzania36.43
44Ethiopia35.76
45India35.39
46Papua New Guinea33.21
47Uganda32.56
48Bolivia32.23
49Ghana32.11
50East Timor31.67
51Burma31.66
52Namibia31.38
53Turkmenistan30.84
54Gabon30.37
55Zimbabwe30.32
56Kosovo30.19
57Kenya29.79
58Kiribati29.16
59Tajikistan28.82
60Bangladesh28.33
61Rwanda27.96
62Venezuela27.88
63South Africa27.81
64Guyana27.62
65Bhutan27.01
66Botswana26.78
67Tuvalu26.56
68Nepal25.1
69Kyrgyzstan23.34
70Suriname22.12
71Guatemala21.84
72Azerbaijan21.32
73Dominican Republic20.92
74Indonesia20.42
75Trinidad and Tobago20.07
76Philippines20.02
77Korea, North20
78Maldives19.77
79Cape Verde19.73
80Iraq19.54
81Mongolia19.24
82Morocco18.22
83Kazakhstan17.87
84Micronesia, Federated States of17.84
85Algeria17.57
86Marshall Islands17.42
87Egypt17.05
88Samoa17.02
89Paraguay16.91
90Peru16.69
91Nicaragua16.54
92Syria16.45
93Uzbekistan16.33
94Brazil15.88
95Turkey15.77
96Vietnam15.66
97Ecuador14.95
98Gaza Strip14.94
99Iran14.85
100Honduras14.57
101Georgia13.79
102Solomon Islands13.4
103Jordan12.81
104West Bank12.78
105Vanuatu12.73
106Colombia12.29
107Saint Helena11.97
108Cook Islands11.87
109El Salvador11.83
110Oman11.74
111Jamaica11.61
112Armenia11.5
113Northern Mariana Islands11.49
114Libya11.49
115Malaysia11.44
116China11.41
117Saudi Arabia11.32
118Belize11.23
119Montserrat11.1
120Moldova11.06
121Antigua and Barbuda11.05
122Saint Vincent and the Grenadines11.02
123British Virgin Islands10.98
124Tunisia10.95
125Albania10.83
126Guam10.77
127Mexico10.65
128Bahamas, The10.59
129Tonga10.25
130Saint Lucia10.08
131American Samoa9.9
132Aruba9.8
133Palau9.78
134Dominica9.69
135Barbados9.57
136Turks and Caicos Islands9.27
137Seychelles9.25
138Panama9.12
139Mauritius9.04
140Argentina9
141Grenada8.93
142Fiji8.81
143Brunei8.8
144Romania8.7
145Croatia8.62
146Thailand8.58
147Greenland8.33
148Bahrain8.33
149Bulgaria8.07
150Sri Lanka7.84
151Saint Kitts and Nevis7.82
152Uruguay7.75
153Costa Rica7.45
154Nauru7.4
155Ukraine7.38
156Virgin Islands7.38
157Macedonia7.37
158Cyprus7.36
159Lebanon6.82
160Kuwait6.52
161Russia6.46
162Chile6.17
163Saint Pierre and Miquelon6.1
164Puerto Rico6.01
165Qatar5.68
166Saint Martin5.63
167Saint Barthelemy5.63
168Gibraltar5.61
169Serbia5.55
170Cayman Islands5.52
171United Arab Emirates5.3
172United States5.28
173Bosnia and Herzegovina5.2
174Faroe Islands5.12
175Latvia5
176New Caledonia5
177Slovakia4.89
178Hungary4.71
179Malta4.56
180French Polynesia4.49
181Cuba4.3
182Canada4.29
183Poland4.26
184Taiwan4.18
185San Marino4.17
186Wallis and Futuna4.16
187Liechtenstein4.15
188United Kingdom4.13
189Isle of Man3.89
190Lithuania3.76
191Estonia3.69
192Greece3.67
193Jersey3.64
194Ireland3.55
195New Zealand3.53
196Belarus3.52
197Switzerland3.51
198Andorra3.5
199Netherlands3.48
200Montenegro3.39
201Luxembourg3.34
202Austria3.34
203Germany3.32
204Guernsey3.32
205Belgium3.3
206Israel3.29
207Anguilla3.27
208Spain3.21
209Italy3.19
210France3.18
211Denmark3.16
212Australia3.12
213Macau3.05
214Korea, South2.97
215Hong Kong2.7
216Czech Republic2.63
217Portugal2.61
218Sweden2.6
219Finland2.53
220Norway2.5
221Bermuda2.49
222Singapore2.25
223Iceland2.12
224Japan1.89
225Monaco1.86
226Slovenia1.68

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. 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, 2020

See also: Infant mortality rate map

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