Thematic Map > Infant mortality rate - South America

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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
Bolivia352017
Guyana302017
Suriname252017
Paraguay192017
Peru182017
Brazil182017
Ecuador162017
Colombia142017
Venezuela122017
Argentina102017
Uruguay82017
Chile72017