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
Mizoram records lowest infant mortality rate in country for second consecutive year
moneycontrol.com - 5/28/2022 3:57:00 PM
Mizoram has the lowest infant mortality rate (IMR) in the country with three deaths per thousand live births, as per data published by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
Infant Mortality Rate Declines in Odisha
Medindia - 6/1/2022 5:07:00 PM
Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) has declined in Odisha by 39 points between 2005 and 2020 and Odisha tops the decline point list in the entire country. This was reported in the Sample Registration ...
India’s Infant Mortality Rate Improves, But Still Lags Behind Much of Asia
The Diplomat - 6/15/2022 8:06:00 AM
In the northeastern states, Assam has the highest infant mortality rate of 36 ... ranks among the highly vulnerable countries for IMR also because it is the world’s second-most populous country ...
Chile has one of the lowest infant mortality rates
Uruguay News - 6/16/2022 5:48:00 AM
"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 ...
Karnataka’s infant mortality rate falls by two points in 2020
The Hindu - 5/27/2022 8:30:00 PM
In a pointer to improved health indicators, Karnataka’s Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) fell by two points ... per thousand live births) in the country. In the last ten years, IMR in India has ...
Maternal, Infant Mortality Rates Drop in China
Medindia - 5/30/2022 11:47:00 PM
In China, maternal and infant ... rate, the mortality rates of infants and children under five have dropped by 38% , 58%, and 54%, respectively, according to the Commission. Song noted that the ...
Bangladesh attains huge success in reducing infant, maternal mortality
Daily Sun - 6/14/2022 11:50:00 AM
Bangladesh has achieved a huge success in reducing infant and maternal mortality rates in the last five decades, securing the top position in South Asia. According to World Bank estimation, the current infant mortality rate for Bangladesh is 21 deaths per 1000 live births making 85 percent decline from 1971 as the rate was 141 deaths during Bangladesh's independence.
Patralekha Chatterjee | India’s infant mortality rate isn’t a fringe issue
Deccan Chronicle - 6/9/2022 9:08:00 PM
The latest data from the Registrar-General of India shows that India’s infant mortality rate is 28 (28 infant deaths per 1,000 live births)