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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.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Infant mortality rate varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2019

See also: Infant mortality rate bar chart

 

CountryInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)Year
Afghanistan1092018
Somalia932018
Central African Republic842018
Niger792018
Chad722018
Mali682018
Congo, Democratic Republic of the672018
Sierra Leone672018
Angola662018
Mozambique642018
Nigeria632018
Equatorial Guinea632018
Cote d'Ivoire632018
Zambia592018
Gambia, The582018
Comoros582018
Burundi572018
Guinea552018
Guinea-Bissau552018
Burkina Faso552018
Uganda552018
Congo, Republic of the542018
Benin522018
Liberia512018
Mauritania512018
Western Sahara512018
Pakistan502018
Cameroon502018
Laos482018
Ethiopia482018
Senegal482018
Swaziland472018
Cambodia462018
Haiti452018
Lesotho452018
Yemen452018
Eritrea442018
Djibouti442018
Sudan442018
Sao Tome and Principe442018
Malawi422018
Togo412018
Madagascar402018
Tanzania392018
India382018
Iraq382018
Kenya362018
Papua New Guinea352018
Burma342018
Bolivia342018
Ghana342018
East Timor342018
Namibia342018
Turkmenistan332018
Gabon332018
Zimbabwe322018
Kiribati312018
Tajikistan312018
Bangladesh312018
Bhutan302018
South Africa302018
Guyana302018
Rwanda292018
Botswana292018
Tuvalu282018
Nepal272018
Kyrgyzstan252018
Suriname242018
Guatemala232018
Azerbaijan232018
Dominican Republic232018
Indonesia222018
Trinidad and Tobago222018
Korea, North212018
Morocco212018
Cape Verde212018
Philippines212018
Mongolia212018
Kazakhstan192018
Algeria192018
Egypt182018
Paraguay182018
Samoa182018
Peru182018
Nicaragua182018
Uzbekistan172018
Turkey172018
Brazil172018
Honduras172018
Vietnam172018
El Salvador162018
Ecuador162018
Iran162018
Georgia152018
Syria142018
Solomon Islands142018
Vanuatu142018
Jordan142018
Colombia132018
Jamaica122018
Oman122018
Armenia122018
Malaysia122018
Saudi Arabia122018
Belize122018
Venezuela122018
China122018
Antigua and Barbuda122018
Moldova122018
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines122018
Tunisia122018
Albania122018
Mexico112018
Bahamas, The112018
Tonga112018
Saint Lucia112018
Libya112018
Dominica102018
Palau102018
Barbados102018
Seychelles102018
Panama102018
Mauritius102018
Argentina102018
Grenada92018
Fiji92018
Brunei92018
Romania92018
Croatia92018
Thailand92018
Bahrain92018
Greenland92018
Bulgaria82018
Sri Lanka82018
Saint Kitts and Nevis82018
Uruguay82018
Costa Rica82018
Macedonia82018
Nauru82018
Ukraine82018
Lebanon72018
Kuwait72018
Russia72018
Chile62018
Puerto Rico62018
Qatar62018
Serbia62018
United States62018
Cayman Islands62018
United Arab Emirates62018
Bosnia and Herzegovina52018
New Caledonia52018
Latvia52018
Slovakia52018
Hungary52018
Malta52018
Greece52018
Canada52018
Cuba42018
Poland42018
New Zealand42018
San Marino42018
Taiwan42018
United Kingdom42018
Liechtenstein42018
Australia42018
Estonia42018
Lithuania42018
Ireland42018
Andorra42018
Belarus42018
Switzerland42018
Netherlands42018
Luxembourg32018
Israel32018
Belgium32018
Austria32018
Germany32018
Spain32018
France32018
Denmark32018
Italy32018
Macau32018
Korea, South32018
Hong Kong32018
Portugal32018
Czech Republic32018
Sweden32018
Finland32018
Norway32018
Singapore22018
Iceland22018
Japan22018
Monaco22018
Slovenia22018