Peru Infant mortality rate

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Infant mortality rate:

total: 17.8 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 19.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 15.6 deaths/1,000 live births

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 - This page was last updated on December 7, 2019

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