Country Comparison > Infant mortality rate

RankCountryInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)
1Afghanistan108.5
2Somalia93
3South Sudan90.4
4Central African Republic84.3
5Niger79.4
6Chad71.7
7Mali67.6
8Congo, Democratic Republic of the66.7
9Sierra Leone66.7
10Angola65.8
11Mozambique64
12Equatorial Guinea63.3
13Nigeria63.3
14Cote d'Ivoire62.6
15Zambia59.3
16Gambia, The58.4
17Comoros58.3
18Burundi57.4
19Guinea55.3
20Guinea-Bissau54.8
21Burkina Faso54.7
22Uganda54.6
23Congo, Republic of the53.5
24Benin51.5
25Liberia50.6
26Mauritania50.5
27Western Sahara50.5
28Pakistan50.4
29Cameroon49.8
30Laos48.4
31Ethiopia48.3
32Senegal48
33Swaziland46.6
34Cambodia46.1
35Haiti45.4
36Lesotho44.6
37Yemen44.6
38Eritrea44.4
39Djibouti44.3
40Sudan44.2
41Sao Tome and Principe44.1
42Malawi42.1
43Togo40.8
44Madagascar40.1
45Tanzania38.7
46India37.8
47Iraq37.5
48Kenya36.1
49Papua New Guinea35.3
50Burma34.4
51Bolivia34.2
52Ghana34.1
53East Timor33.9
54Namibia33.8
55Turkmenistan33.1
56Gabon32.9
57Zimbabwe31.9
58Kiribati31.1
59Tajikistan30.8
60Bangladesh30.5
61Bhutan30.3
62South Africa29.9
63Guyana29.5
64Rwanda29.1
65Botswana28.6
66Tuvalu28.2
67Nepal26.9
68Kyrgyzstan25
69Suriname23.7
70Guatemala23.3
71Azerbaijan23
72Dominican Republic22.7
73Indonesia21.9
74Trinidad and Tobago21.6
75Korea, North21.4
76Maldives21.3
77Morocco21.1
78Cape Verde21.1
79Philippines20.9
80Mongolia20.5
81Micronesia, Federated States of19.1
82Kazakhstan19
83Algeria18.9
84Marshall Islands18.7
85Egypt18.3
86Paraguay18.1
87Samoa18
88Peru17.8
89Nicaragua17.7
90Uzbekistan17.4
91Turkey16.9
92Brazil16.9
93Honduras16.7
94Vietnam16.7
95El Salvador16.3
96Gaza Strip16
97Ecuador15.9
98Iran15.5
99Georgia14.7
100Syria14.4
101Solomon Islands14.3
102Vanuatu13.9
103Jordan13.7
104West Bank13.6
105Colombia13.2
106Saint Helena12.8
107Cook Islands12.6
108Oman12.4
109Jamaica12.4
110Northern Mariana Islands12.3
111Armenia12.3
112Saudi Arabia12.1
113Malaysia12.1
114Belize12
115Guam11.9
116Montserrat11.9
117Venezuela11.9
118China11.8
119Antigua and Barbuda11.7
120Moldova11.7
121British Virgin Islands11.7
122Saint Vincent and the Grenadines11.7
123Tunisia11.7
124Albania11.6
125Mexico11.3
126Bahamas, The11.1
127Tonga10.9
128American Samoa10.8
129Saint Lucia10.6
130Libya10.5
131Aruba10.4
132Dominica10.3
133Palau10.3
134Barbados10
135Turks and Caicos Islands9.8
136Seychelles9.7
137Panama9.6
138Argentina9.5
139Mauritius9.5
140Grenada9.4
141Fiji9.3
142Brunei9.3
143Romania9.2
144Croatia9.1
145Thailand9
146Bahrain8.8
147Greenland8.7
148Bulgaria8.3
149Sri Lanka8.2
150Saint Kitts and Nevis8.2
151Uruguay8.1
152Costa Rica7.8
153Macedonia7.8
154Ukraine7.7
155Nauru7.7
156Virgin Islands7.7
157Lebanon7.2
158Kuwait6.8
159Russia6.7
160Saint Pierre and Miquelon6.4
161Chile6.4
162Puerto Rico6.3
163Qatar6
164Gibraltar5.8
165Cayman Islands5.7
166Serbia5.7
167United States5.7
168United Arab Emirates5.5
169Bosnia and Herzegovina5.4
170Faroe Islands5.3
171New Caledonia5.2
172Latvia5.1
173Slovakia5
174Hungary4.8
175Malta4.7
176French Polynesia4.6
177Canada4.5
178Greece4.5
179Cuba4.4
180New Zealand4.4
181Poland4.4
182San Marino4.3
183Taiwan4.3
184Wallis and Futuna4.3
185United Kingdom4.2
186Australia4.2
187Liechtenstein4.2
188Isle of Man4
189Lithuania3.8
190Estonia3.8
191Jersey3.7
192Ireland3.6
193Andorra3.6
194Belarus3.6
195Switzerland3.6
196Netherlands3.5
197Belgium3.4
198Austria3.4
199Israel3.4
200Germany3.4
201Guernsey3.4
202Luxembourg3.4
203Anguilla3.3
204Spain3.3
205France3.2
206Denmark3.2
207Italy3.2
208Macau3.1
209Korea, South3
210Hong Kong2.7
211Czech Republic2.6
212Sweden2.6
213Portugal2.6
214Norway2.5
215Finland2.5
216Bermuda2.5
217Singapore2.3
218Iceland2.1
219Japan2
220Monaco1.8
221Slovenia1.6

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, 2019

See also: Infant mortality rate map

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