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, 2020See also: Infant mortality rate map
Beijing's maternal mortality rate drops to historic low: official
news.cgtn - 9/15/2022 10:54:00 PM
The maternal and infant mortality rates in Beijing have both dropped to a historic low, the Beijing Municipal Health Commission said on Thursday.
Chile has one of the lowest infant mortality rates
Uruguay News - 9/16/2022 12:24:00 PM
"And for Chile to be among the countries that have the lowest rate of infant mortality in the world demonstrates a huge achievement in neonatal advances over the last decade." The low infant ...
India's Under 5 Mortality Rate Sees 3-point Decline; UP, Karnataka Record Highest Dip: Report
RepublicWorld - 9/23/2022 6:13:00 PM
India's under 5 mortality rate has significantly declined by from 35 per 1,000 live births in 2019 to 32 per 1,000 live births in 2020, with the highest decline recorded in Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka,
Dobbs may exacerbate our racially disparate infant mortality rates
Philadelphia Tribune - 8/23/2022 4:30:00 AM
Yet, many of the states that have recently banned or severely restricted abortion access have the highest infant mortality rates in the country. Louisiana, for example, which now bans nearly all ...
OSDH reports infant mortality rate drops almost 20% since 2007
Tahlequah Daily Press - 9/19/2022 9:05:00 PM
Helping babies reach their first birthday is the goal of Infant Mortality Awareness Month, which is observed in September.
Infant mortality rates in The Bronx are among the highest in New York City. ‘Strollin’ for Life’ aims to help
The Grio - 9/20/2022 6:39:00 PM
because we know that the African American population is suffering the highest burden of infant mortality across the country.” The neighborhoods of the Bronx have some of the highest rates in New ...
Oklahoma Infant Mortality Rates Decrease By 20 Percent
News on 6 - 9/21/2022 11:15:00 PM
The State Health Department said the infant mortality rate in Oklahoma decreased by 20 percent in the last decade. It said the main reason the infant mortality rate is decreasing is due to the ...
India’s under 5 mortality rate sees 3-point decline; UP, Karnataka record highest dip: Report
The Financial Express - 9/23/2022 4:14:00 PM
According to the report released on Thursday by the Registrar General of India, the country has been witnessing a progressive reduction in infant mortality rate (IMR), under 5 mortality rate (U5MR ...