Country Comparison > Infant mortality rate

RankCountryInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)
1Afghanistan112.8
2Mali100
3Somalia96.6
4Central African Republic88.4
5Guinea-Bissau87.5
6Chad87
7Niger82.8
8Angola76.5
9Burkina Faso73.8
10Nigeria71.2
11Sierra Leone70
12Congo, Democratic Republic of the69.8
13Mozambique67.9
14Equatorial Guinea67.2
15Liberia65.8
16South Sudan64.6
17Zambia62.9
18Gambia, The62
19Comoros61.8
20Burundi60.4
21Uganda57.6
22Cote d'Ivoire57.2
23Rwanda56.8
24Congo, Republic of the56.4
25Benin54.2
26Pakistan53.9
27Western Sahara53.3
28Mauritania53.3
29Cameroon52.2
30Guinea51.7
31Laos51.4
32Ethiopia51.1
33Swaziland50.4
34Senegal50.3
35Sudan50.2
36Cambodia48.7
37Haiti48.2
38Lesotho47.6
39Yemen47.4
40Djibouti47.2
41Sao Tome and Principe46.6
42Eritrea45.6
43Gabon45.1
44Malawi44.8
45Togo43.7
46Madagascar42.4
47Burma42.2
48Tanzania41.2
49India40.5
50Kenya38.3
51Iraq37.5
52Papua New Guinea37.4
53Iran37.1
54Bolivia36.4
55Namibia36.4
56East Timor36.3
57Ghana36.3
58Turkmenistan35.5
59Bhutan33.9
60Kiribati33.2
61Bangladesh32.9
62Tajikistan32.8
63South Africa32
64Guyana31.5
65Tuvalu29.9
66Nepal28.9
67Kyrgyzstan26.8
68Zimbabwe25.9
69Suriname25.3
70Azerbaijan24.7
71Indonesia23.5
72Trinidad and Tobago23
73Korea, North22.9
74Maldives22.9
75Morocco22.7
76Cape Verde22.7
77Guatemala22
78Philippines21.9
79Mongolia21.8
80Tunisia21.6
81Micronesia, Federated States of20.5
82Algeria20.3
83Kazakhstan20.3
84Marshall Islands20
85Egypt19.7
86Paraguay19.4
87Belize19.3
88Peru19
89Nicaragua19
90Samoa19
91Uzbekistan18.6
92Turkey18.2
93Dominican Republic18.1
94Brazil18
95Vietnam17.8
96Honduras17.7
97El Salvador17.3
98Gaza Strip17.1
99Ecuador16.9
100Georgia15.6
101Solomon Islands15.2
102Syria15.2
103Vanuatu15.1
104Jordan14.7
105West Bank14.6
106Colombia14.1
107Saint Helena13.7
108Saudi Arabia13.6
109Cook Islands13.5
110Oman13.2
111Jamaica13.1
112Armenia13.1
113Malaysia12.9
114Montserrat12.7
115British Virgin Islands12.6
116Venezuela12.5
117Antigua and Barbuda12.5
118Albania12.3
119Moldova12.3
120Saint Vincent and the Grenadines12.3
121China12.2
122Mexico11.9
123Bahamas, The11.7
124Tonga11.6
125Saint Lucia11.2
126Libya11.1
127Aruba11
128Dominica10.9
129Palau10.9
130Barbados10.5
131Turks and Caicos Islands10.4
132United Arab Emirates10.3
133Seychelles10.2
134Panama10.1
135Argentina10.1
136Mauritius10
137Grenada9.9
138Brunei9.9
139Fiji9.7
140Romania9.6
141Croatia9.5
142Thailand9.4
143Bahrain9.2
144Greenland9
145Botswana8.6
146Sri Lanka8.6
147Saint Kitts and Nevis8.6
148Uruguay8.5
149American Samoa8.5
150Bulgaria8.5
151Costa Rica8.3
152Sint Maarten8.3
153Ukraine8
154Nauru7.9
155Curacao7.7
156Lebanon7.6
157Macedonia7.5
158Puerto Rico7.4
159Kuwait7.1
160Russia6.9
161Chile6.7
162Saint Pierre and Miquelon6.6
163Virgin Islands6.5
164Qatar6.2
165Cayman Islands6
166Gibraltar6
167Serbia5.9
168United States5.8
169Bosnia and Herzegovina5.6
170Faroe Islands5.5
171Northern Mariana Islands5.3
172Guam5.3
173Latvia5.3
174New Caledonia5.3
175Slovakia5.2
176Hungary5
177French Polynesia4.7
178Canada4.6
179Greece4.6
180Cuba4.5
181Poland4.5
182New Zealand4.5
183Portugal4.4
184Taiwan4.4
185San Marino4.4
186Wallis and Futuna4.4
187United Kingdom4.3
188Australia4.3
189Liechtenstein4.3
190Isle of Man4.1
191Denmark4
192Slovenia4
193Estonia3.8
194Jersey3.8
195Lithuania3.8
196Ireland3.7
197Andorra3.6
198Belarus3.6
199Netherlands3.6
200Switzerland3.6
201Malta3.5
202Israel3.5
203Germany3.4
204Guernsey3.4
205Luxembourg3.4
206Belgium3.4
207Austria3.4
208Anguilla3.4
209France3.3
210Italy3.3
211Spain3.3
212Macau3.1
213Korea, South3
214Hong Kong2.7
215Sweden2.6
216Norway2.5
217Finland2.5
218Bermuda2.5
219Singapore2.4
220Iceland2.1
221Japan2
222Monaco1.8

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, 2017

See also: Infant mortality rate map

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