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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, 2018

See also: Infant mortality rate bar chart

 

CountryInfant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)Year
Afghanistan1112017
Somalia952017
Central African Republic862017
Guinea-Bissau862017
Chad852017
Niger812017
Burkina Faso722017
Nigeria702017
Mali702017
Sierra Leone682017
Congo, Democratic Republic of the682017
Angola682017
Mozambique662017
Equatorial Guinea652017
Zambia612017
Gambia, The602017
Comoros602017
Burundi592017
Uganda562017
Cote d'Ivoire562017
Congo, Republic of the552017
Benin532017
Liberia522017
Pakistan522017
Mauritania522017
Western Sahara522017
Cameroon512017
Guinea502017
Laos502017
Ethiopia502017
Senegal492017
Sudan492017
Swaziland482017
Cambodia472017
Haiti472017
Lesotho462017
Yemen462017
Djibouti462017
Sao Tome and Principe452017
Eritrea452017
Gabon442017
Malawi432017
Togo422017
Madagascar412017
Tanzania402017
India392017
Iraq382017
Kenya372017
Papua New Guinea362017
Burma362017
Bolivia352017
Ghana352017
East Timor352017
Namibia352017
Turkmenistan342017
Zimbabwe332017
Bhutan322017
Kiribati322017
Tajikistan322017
Bangladesh322017
South Africa312017
Guyana302017
Rwanda302017
Botswana302017
Tuvalu292017
Nepal282017
Kyrgyzstan262017
Suriname252017
Azerbaijan242017
Indonesia232017
Trinidad and Tobago222017
Korea, North222017
Morocco222017
Cape Verde222017
Philippines212017
Guatemala212017
Mongolia212017
Kazakhstan202017
Algeria202017
Egypt192017
Belize192017
Paraguay192017
Samoa192017
Peru182017
Nicaragua182017
Uzbekistan182017
Turkey182017
Brazil182017
Dominican Republic182017
Vietnam172017
Honduras172017
El Salvador172017
Ecuador162017
Iran162017
Georgia152017
Syria152017
Solomon Islands152017
Vanuatu142017
Jordan142017
Colombia142017
Saudi Arabia132017
Jamaica132017
Oman132017
Armenia132017
Malaysia132017
Venezuela122017
Tunisia122017
Antigua and Barbuda122017
China122017
Moldova122017
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines122017
Albania122017
Mexico122017
Bahamas, The112017
Tonga112017
Saint Lucia112017
Libya112017
Dominica112017
Palau112017
Barbados102017
Seychelles102017
United Arab Emirates102017
Panama102017
Mauritius102017
Argentina102017
Grenada102017
Brunei102017
Fiji102017
Romania92017
Croatia92017
Thailand92017
Greenland92017
Bahrain92017
Sri Lanka82017
Bulgaria82017
Saint Kitts and Nevis82017
Uruguay82017
Costa Rica82017
Nauru82017
Ukraine82017
Macedonia72017
Lebanon72017
Kuwait72017
Russia72017
Chile72017
Puerto Rico62017
Qatar62017
Cayman Islands62017
Serbia62017
United States62017
Bosnia and Herzegovina62017
Latvia52017
New Caledonia52017
Slovakia52017
Hungary52017
Greece52017
Canada52017
Cuba42017
Poland42017
New Zealand42017
Portugal42017
Australia42017
Taiwan42017
United Kingdom42017
San Marino42017
Liechtenstein42017
Denmark42017
Slovenia42017
Estonia42017
Lithuania42017
Netherlands42017
Ireland42017
Andorra42017
Belarus42017
Switzerland42017
Malta42017
Luxembourg32017
Israel32017
Belgium32017
Austria32017
Germany32017
Italy32017
Spain32017
France32017
Macau32017
Korea, South32017
Hong Kong32017
Czech Republic32017
Sweden32017
Finland32017
Norway32017
Singapore22017
Iceland22017
Japan22017
Monaco22017