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East Asia and Pacific Compared by Health > Infant mortality rate > Total

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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Laos 59.46 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
2 Cambodia 55.49 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
3 Burma 49.23 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
4 Vanuatu 46.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
5 Papua New Guinea 43.29 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
6 Kiribati 38.89 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
7 East Timor 38.01 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
8 Mongolia 37.26 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
9 Tuvalu 34.52 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
10 Indonesia 27.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
11 North Korea 27.11 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
12 Federated States of Micronesia 24.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
13 Marshall Islands 23.74 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
14 Samoa 22.74 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
15 Vietnam 20.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
16 Philippines 19.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
17 Solomon Islands 17.82 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
18 Thailand 16.39 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
19 China 16.06 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
20 Malaysia 15.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
21 Tonga 13.65 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
22 Palau 12.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
23 Brunei 11.51 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
24 Fiji 11 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
25 Nauru 8.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
26 Taiwan 5.18 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
27 New Zealand 4.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
28 Australia 4.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
29 South Korea 4.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
30 Japan 2.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
31 Singapore 2.32 deaths/1,000 live births 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Infant mortality rate > Total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/East-Asia-and-Pacific/Health/Infant-mortality-rate/Total

East Asia and Pacific Compared by Health > Infant mortality rate > Total

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