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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, 2017

See also: Infant mortality rate bar chart

 

CountryInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)Year
Afghanistan1132016
Mali1002016
Somalia972016
Central African Republic882016
Guinea-Bissau882016
Chad872016
Niger832016
Angola772016
Burkina Faso742016
Nigeria712016
Sierra Leone702016
Congo, Democratic Republic of the702016
Mozambique682016
Equatorial Guinea672016
Liberia662016
Zambia632016
Gambia, The622016
Comoros622016
Burundi602016
Uganda582016
Cote d'Ivoire572016
Rwanda572016
Congo, Republic of the562016
Benin542016
Pakistan542016
Mauritania532016
Western Sahara532016
Cameroon522016
Guinea522016
Laos512016
Ethiopia512016
Swaziland502016
Senegal502016
Sudan502016
Cambodia492016
Haiti482016
Lesotho482016
Yemen472016
Djibouti472016
Sao Tome and Principe472016
Eritrea462016
Gabon452016
Malawi452016
Togo442016
Madagascar422016
Burma422016
Tanzania412016
India412016
Kenya382016
Iraq382016
Papua New Guinea372016
Iran372016
Bolivia362016
Namibia362016
East Timor362016
Ghana362016
Turkmenistan362016
Bhutan342016
Kiribati332016
Bangladesh332016
Tajikistan332016
South Africa322016
Guyana322016
Tuvalu302016
Nepal292016
Kyrgyzstan272016
Zimbabwe262016
Suriname252016
Azerbaijan252016
Indonesia242016
Trinidad and Tobago232016
Korea, North232016
Morocco232016
Cape Verde232016
Guatemala222016
Philippines222016
Mongolia222016
Tunisia222016
Kazakhstan202016
Algeria202016
Egypt202016
Paraguay192016
Belize192016
Peru192016
Nicaragua192016
Samoa192016
Uzbekistan192016
Turkey182016
Dominican Republic182016
Brazil182016
Vietnam182016
Honduras182016
El Salvador172016
Ecuador172016
Georgia162016
Solomon Islands152016
Syria152016
Vanuatu152016
Jordan152016
Colombia142016
Saudi Arabia142016
Oman132016
Jamaica132016
Armenia132016
Malaysia132016
Antigua and Barbuda132016
Venezuela132016
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines122016
Albania122016
Moldova122016
China122016
Mexico122016
Bahamas, The122016
Tonga122016
Saint Lucia112016
Libya112016
Dominica112016
Palau112016
Barbados112016
United Arab Emirates102016
Seychelles102016
Argentina102016
Panama102016
Mauritius102016
Brunei102016
Grenada102016
Fiji102016
Romania102016
Croatia102016
Thailand92016
Bahrain92016
Greenland92016
Botswana92016
Sri Lanka92016
Saint Kitts and Nevis92016
Uruguay92016
Bulgaria92016
Costa Rica82016
Ukraine82016
Nauru82016
Lebanon82016
Macedonia82016
Puerto Rico72016
Kuwait72016
Russia72016
Chile72016
Qatar62016
Cayman Islands62016
Serbia62016
United States62016
Bosnia and Herzegovina62016
Latvia52016
New Caledonia52016
Slovakia52016
Hungary52016
Canada52016
Greece52016
Cuba52016
Poland52016
New Zealand52016
Portugal42016
Taiwan42016
San Marino42016
United Kingdom42016
Liechtenstein42016
Australia42016
Denmark42016
Slovenia42016
Estonia42016
Lithuania42016
Ireland42016
Andorra42016
Belarus42016
Netherlands42016
Switzerland42016
Malta42016
Israel42016
Luxembourg32016
Belgium32016
Austria32016
Germany32016
France32016
Italy32016
Spain32016
Macau32016
Korea, South32016
Hong Kong32016
Sweden32016
Norway32016
Finland32016
Singapore22016
Iceland22016
Japan22016
Monaco22016