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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Haiti 54.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
2 Bolivia 42.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
3 Guyana 36.76 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
4 Trinidad and Tobago 27.69 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
5 Guatemala 26.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
6 Paraguay 23.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
7 Nicaragua 22.64 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
8 Dominican Republic 22.22 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
9 Peru 22.18 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
10 Belize 21.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
11 Brazil 21.17 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
12 Venezuela 20.62 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
13 Honduras 20.44 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
14 El Salvador 20.3 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
15 Ecuador 19.65 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
16 Suriname 17.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
17 Mexico 17.29 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
18 Colombia 16.39 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
19 Antigua and Barbuda 14.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
20 Jamaica 14.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
21 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 14.27 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
22 The Bahamas 13.49 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
23 Aruba 12.92 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
24 Dominica 12.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
25 Saint Lucia 12.72 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
26 Barbados 11.86 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
27 Panama 11.64 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
28 Grenada 11.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
29 Argentina 10.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
30 Uruguay 9.69 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
31 Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
32 Costa Rica 9.45 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
33 Chile 7.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
34 Cayman Islands 6.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
35 Cuba 4.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
36 Bermuda 2.47 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Health/Infant-mortality-rate/Total

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Health > Infant mortality rate > Total

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