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Health > Death rates > Infants: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Infant mortality rate is the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 125.8 2009
2 Chad 124 2009
3 Sierra Leone 122.8 2009
4 Guinea-Bissau 115.2 2009
5 Central African Republic 112 2009
6 Somalia 108.5 2009
7 Burundi 101.3 2009
8 Mali 100.5 2009
9 Angola 98.1 2009
10 Mozambique 95.9 2009
11 Cameroon 94.6 2009
12 Burkina Faso 90.8 2009
13 Equatorial Guinea 88.1 2009
14 Guinea 87.8 2009
failed states average (profile) 87.49 2009
15 Zambia 86.3 2009
16 Nigeria 85.8 2009
17 Cote d'Ivoire 83.1 2009
18 Congo, Republic of the 80.5 2009
19 Liberia 79.9 2009
20 Uganda 79.4 2009
21 The Gambia 78.4 2009
22 Niger 75.7 2009
23 Djibouti 75 2009
=24 Benin 74.8 2009
=24 Comoros 74.8 2009
26 Mauritania 74.3 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 72.66 2009
27 Pakistan 70.5 2009
28 Rwanda 70.4 2009
29 Sudan 69.3 2009
30 Malawi 68.8 2009
31 Tanzania 68.4 2009
32 Cambodia 68 2009
33 Ethiopia 67.1 2009
34 Togo 64.3 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 63.92 2009
35 Haiti 63.7 2009
36 Lesotho 61 2009
37 Zimbabwe 56.3 2009
38 Kenya 54.8 2009
39 Burma 53.8 2009
South Asia average (profile) 53.6 2009
40 Bhutan 52.4 2009
=41 Swaziland 52 2009
=41 Papua New Guinea 52 2009
=41 Sao Tome and Principe 52 2009
44 Tajikistan 51.8 2009
45 Gabon 51.5 2009
46 Senegal 50.7 2009
47 India 50.3 2009
48 East Timor 48.1 2009
49 Ghana 46.7 2009
50 Laos 45.8 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 44.45 2009
Landlocked countries average (profile) 43.44 2009
51 South Africa 43.1 2009
Hot countries average (profile) 42.93 2009
52 Botswana 42.6 2009
53 Turkmenistan 41.5 2009
54 Bangladesh 41.2 2009
55 Madagascar 40.5 2009
56 Bolivia 39.7 2009
57 Eritrea 39.1 2009
58 Nepal 38.6 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 38.28 2009
59 Kiribati 37.3 2009
60 Iraq 35.4 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 35.27 2009
61 Namibia 33.6 2009
62 Morocco 33.2 2009
Religious countries average (profile) 32.79 2009
63 Guatemala 32.6 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) 32.33 2009
64 Kyrgyzstan 32.1 2009
65 Uzbekistan 31.8 2009
66 Trinidad and Tobago 31.1 2009
67 Indonesia 29.8 2009
=68 Azerbaijan 29.6 2009
=68 Solomon Islands 29.6 2009
70 Marshall Islands 29.3 2009
71 Tuvalu 29.1 2009
72 Algeria 29 2009
73 Guyana 28.9 2009
Christian countries average (profile) 26.79 2009
74 Dominican Republic 26.7 2009
75 Philippines 26.2 2009
76 Georgia 26 2009
77 Jamaica 25.9 2009
78 Kazakhstan 25.6 2009
79 Honduras 25 2009
80 Mongolia 24.3 2009
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 24.12 2009
81 Suriname 23.6 2009
82 Cape Verde 23.3 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 22.07 2009
83 Nicaragua 21.8 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 21.62 2009
84 Jordan 21.5 2009
85 Samoa 21.3 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 20.46 2009
86 Ecuador 20.4 2009
87 Armenia 19.6 2009
88 Vietnam 19.5 2009
=89 Paraguay 19.4 2009
=89 Peru 19.4 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 18.97 2009
91 Saint Lucia 18.8 2009
92 Turkey 18.5 2009
93 Saudi Arabia 18.2 2009
94 Tunisia 17.9 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 17.82 2009
95 Brazil 17.3 2009
96 Libya 16.8 2009
=97 China 16.6 2009
=97 Tonga 16.6 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 16.27 2009
99 Colombia 16.2 2009
100 Panama 15.9 2009
101 Belize 15.7 2009
=102 Mauritius 15.4 2009
=102 Fiji 15.4 2009
104 Venezuela 15.3 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 14.98 2009
105 Mexico 14.7 2009
=106 El Salvador 14.6 2009
=106 Moldova 14.6 2009
108 Vanuatu 14.3 2009
109 Syria 14.2 2009
110 Albania 13.5 2009
111 Ukraine 13.3 2009
=112 Palau 13.2 2009
=112 Saint Kitts and Nevis 13.2 2009
114 Argentina 13 2009
115 Grenada 12.8 2009
116 Sri Lanka 12.7 2009
117 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12.5 2009
118 Thailand 12 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 11.5 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 11.37 2009
119 Uruguay 11.3 2009
120 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 11.2 2009
=121 Lebanon 11.1 2009
=121 Russia 11.1 2009
=121 Seychelles 11.1 2009
=124 Maldives 10.9 2009
=124 Belarus 10.9 2009
126 Antigua and Barbuda 10.5 2009
127 Romania 10 2009
128 Barbados 9.8 2009
129 Qatar 9.7 2009
130 Costa Rica 9.6 2009
131 Bahrain 9.5 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 9.29 2009
132 Oman 9.1 2009
133 The Bahamas 8.5 2009
134 Bulgaria 8.3 2009
135 Kuwait 8.2 2009
136 Dominica 8.1 2009
=137 Latvia 7 2009
=137 Chile 7 2009
=139 United Arab Emirates 6.8 2009
=139 United States 6.8 2009
Europe average (profile) 6.79 2009
141 Serbia and Montenegro 6.2 2009
142 Malta 6.1 2009
143 Slovakia 5.8 2009
144 Malaysia 5.7 2009
145 Poland 5.6 2009
146 Brunei 5.4 2009
147 Canada 5.3 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 5.15 2009
148 Hungary 5.1 2009
149 Lithuania 5 2009
150 New Zealand 4.8 2009
151 United Kingdom 4.6 2009
152 Croatia 4.5 2009
=153 Estonia 4.4 2009
=153 Cuba 4.4 2009
155 Australia 4.3 2009
European Union average (profile) 4.22 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 4.17 2009
156 European Union 4.11 2009
157 Switzerland 4 2009
158 Belgium 3.8 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 3.71 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 3.71 2009
159 Netherlands 3.7 2009
=160 Ireland 3.5 2009
=160 Spain 3.5 2009
=160 Germany 3.5 2009
=163 Monaco 3.4 2009
=163 Italy 3.4 2009
=163 Israel 3.4 2009
=163 Cyprus 3.4 2009
=167 Denmark 3.3 2009
=167 Austria 3.3 2009
169 France 3.2 2009
170 Portugal 3 2009
171 Andorra 2.9 2009
=172 Norway 2.8 2009
=172 Greece 2.8 2009
=172 Czech Republic 2.8 2009
175 Finland 2.5 2009
176 Japan 2.4 2009
=177 Slovenia 2.3 2009
=177 Sweden 2.3 2009
=177 Singapore 2.3 2009
=180 Liechtenstein 1.8 2009
=180 Iceland 1.8 2009
182 Luxembourg 1.5 2009
183 San Marino 0.9 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Death rates > Infants. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Level & Trends in Child Mortality. Report 2010. Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA, UNPD). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Death-rates/Infants

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