Country Comparison > Infant mortality rate

RankCountryInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)
1Afghanistan110.6
2Somalia94.8
3Central African Republic86.3
4Guinea-Bissau85.7
5Chad85.4
6Niger81.1
7Burkina Faso72.2
8Nigeria69.8
9Mali69.5
10Sierra Leone68.4
11Congo, Democratic Republic of the68.2
12Angola67.6
13Mozambique65.9
14Equatorial Guinea65.2
15South Sudan62.8
16Zambia61.1
17Gambia, The60.2
18Comoros60
19Burundi58.8
20Uganda56.1
21Cote d'Ivoire55.8
22Congo, Republic of the54.9
23Benin52.8
24Liberia52.2
25Pakistan52.1
26Western Sahara51.9
27Mauritania51.9
28Cameroon51
29Guinea50
30Laos49.9
31Ethiopia49.6
32Senegal49.1
33Sudan48.8
34Swaziland48.4
35Cambodia47.4
36Haiti46.8
37Lesotho46.1
38Yemen46
39Djibouti45.8
40Sao Tome and Principe45.3
41Eritrea45
42Gabon44.1
43Malawi43.4
44Togo42.2
45Madagascar41.2
46Tanzania39.9
47India39.1
48Iraq37.5
49Kenya37.1
50Papua New Guinea36.3
51Burma35.8
52Bolivia35.3
53Ghana35.2
54East Timor35.1
55Namibia35.1
56Turkmenistan34.3
57Zimbabwe32.7
58Kiribati32.1
59Bhutan32.1
60Tajikistan31.8
61Bangladesh31.7
62South Africa31
63Guyana30.4
64Rwanda29.7
65Botswana29.6
66Tuvalu29
67Nepal27.9
68Kyrgyzstan25.9
69Suriname24.5
70Azerbaijan23.8
71Indonesia22.7
72Trinidad and Tobago22.3
73Korea, North22.1
74Maldives22
75Morocco21.9
76Cape Verde21.9
77Philippines21.4
78Guatemala21.3
79Mongolia21.1
80Micronesia, Federated States of19.8
81Algeria19.6
82Kazakhstan19.6
83Marshall Islands19.3
84Egypt19
85Belize18.9
86Paraguay18.7
87Samoa18.6
88Peru18.4
89Nicaragua18.3
90Uzbekistan18
91Turkey17.6
92Brazil17.5
93Dominican Republic17.5
94Vietnam17.3
95Honduras17.2
96El Salvador16.8
97Gaza Strip16.6
98Ecuador16.4
99Iran15.9
100Georgia15.2
101Syria14.8
102Solomon Islands14.7
103Vanuatu14.4
104Jordan14.2
105West Bank14.1
106Colombia13.6
107Saint Helena13.3
108Saudi Arabia13.2
109Cook Islands13
110Jamaica12.8
111Oman12.8
112Northern Mariana Islands12.7
113Armenia12.7
114Guam12.6
115Malaysia12.5
116Montserrat12.3
117Venezuela12.2
118British Virgin Islands12.1
119Tunisia12.1
120Antigua and Barbuda12.1
121China12
122Moldova12
123Saint Vincent and the Grenadines12
124Albania11.9
125Mexico11.6
126American Samoa11.3
127Bahamas, The11.3
128Tonga11.3
129Saint Lucia10.9
130Libya10.8
131Aruba10.7
132Dominica10.6
133Palau10.6
134Barbados10.2
135Turks and Caicos Islands10.1
136United Arab Emirates10
137Seychelles10
138Panama9.9
139Argentina9.8
140Mauritius9.8
141Grenada9.7
142Brunei9.6
143Fiji9.5
144Romania9.4
145Croatia9.3
146Thailand9.2
147Greenland8.9
148Bahrain8.9
149Bulgaria8.4
150Sri Lanka8.4
151Saint Kitts and Nevis8.4
152Uruguay8.3
153Sint Maarten8.1
154Costa Rica8
155Virgin Islands7.9
156Ukraine7.8
157Nauru7.8
158Curacao7.5
159Macedonia7.4
160Lebanon7.4
161Kuwait7
162Russia6.8
163Chile6.6
164Saint Pierre and Miquelon6.5
165Puerto Rico6.4
166Qatar6.2
167Cayman Islands5.9
168Gibraltar5.9
169Serbia5.8
170United States5.8
171Bosnia and Herzegovina5.5
172Faroe Islands5.4
173Latvia5.2
174New Caledonia5.2
175Slovakia5.1
176Hungary4.9
177Greece4.6
178French Polynesia4.6
179Canada4.5
180Cuba4.4
181Poland4.4
182New Zealand4.4
183Portugal4.3
184United Kingdom4.3
185Taiwan4.3
186San Marino4.3
187Wallis and Futuna4.3
188Australia4.3
189Liechtenstein4.2
190Isle of Man4
191Denmark4
192Slovenia3.9
193Estonia3.8
194Jersey3.8
195Lithuania3.8
196Ireland3.6
197Andorra3.6
198Belarus3.6
199Netherlands3.6
200Switzerland3.6
201Malta3.5
202Luxembourg3.4
203Israel3.4
204Germany3.4
205Guernsey3.4
206Belgium3.4
207Austria3.4
208Anguilla3.3
209Italy3.3
210Spain3.3
211France3.2
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, 2018

See also: Infant mortality rate map

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