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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Yemen 55.11 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
2 Iran 42.26 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
3 Iraq 41.68 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
4 Morocco 27.53 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
5 Tunisia 25.92 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
6 Algeria 25.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
7 Egypt 25.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
8 Libya 20.09 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
9 Jordan 16.42 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
10 Saudi Arabia 16.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
11 Lebanon 15.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
12 Syria 15.62 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
13 Oman 15.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
14 Qatar 12.05 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
15 United Arab Emirates 11.94 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
16 Bahrain 10.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
17 Kuwait 8.07 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
18 Israel 4.12 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Health/Infant-mortality-rate/Total

Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Health > Infant mortality rate > Total

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  • Central African Republic ranked second for infant mortality rate > total amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Chile ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst High income OECD countries in 2011.
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  • Laos ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2011.
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  • Pakistan ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Emerging markets in 2011.
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