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Emerging markets: Health > Infant mortality rate stats

Definitions

  • Female: 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.
  • Male: 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.
  • Total: 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.
STAT EMERGING MARKETS TOTAL EMERGING MARKETS AVERAGE DATES
Female 16.76 deaths/1,000 live births
53% less than average
2011
Male 20.62 deaths/1,000 live births
49% less than average
2011
Total 18.74 deaths/1,000 live births
51% less than average
2011

Citation

"Emerging markets Infant mortality rate Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Emerging-markets/Health/Infant-mortality-rate