Saint Helena Infant mortality rate

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Infant mortality rate: total: 17.63 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 20.71 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 14.4 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

YearInfant mortality rateRankPercent ChangeDate of Information
200320.7122 2003 est.
200419123-8.21 %2004 est.
2005191200.00 %2005 est.
200618.34120-3.47 %2006 est.
200717.67120-3.65 %2007 est.
200818.311163.62 %2008 est.
200917.63115-3.71 %2009 est.

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; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of September 17, 2009

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