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Health > Infant mortality rate > Total: Countries Compared

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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Angola 175.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
2 Afghanistan 149.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
3 Niger 112.22 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
4 Mali 111.35 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
5 Somalia 105.56 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
6 Central African Republic 99.38 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
7 Guinea-Bissau 96.23 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
8 Chad 95.31 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
9 Nigeria 91.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
10 Burkina Faso 81.4 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
11 Malawi 81.04 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
12 Mozambique 78.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
13 Democratic Republic of the Congo 78.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
14 Sierra Leone 78.38 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
15 Equatorial Guinea 77.3 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
16 Ethiopia 77.12 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
failed states average (profile) 76.87 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
17 Congo, Republic of the 76.05 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
18 Liberia 74.52 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
19 The Gambia 71.67 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
20 Western Sahara 71.13 deaths/1,000 live births 2008
South Asia average (profile) 71.05 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
21 Sudan 68.07 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
22 Tanzania 66.93 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
23 Zambia 66.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 66.06 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
24 Cote d'Ivoire 64.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
25 Rwanda 64.04 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
26 Pakistan 63.26 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
27 Swaziland 63.09 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
28 Comoros 62.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
29 Uganda 62.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
30 Burundi 61.82 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
31 Benin 61.56 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
32 Guinea 61.03 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
33 Cameroon 60.91 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
34 Mauritania 60.42 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
35 Laos 59.46 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 58.09 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
36 Senegal 56.42 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
37 Cambodia 55.49 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
38 Yemen 55.11 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
39 Lesotho 55.04 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
40 Djibouti 54.94 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
41 Haiti 54.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
42 Sao Tome and Principe 53.21 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
43 Kenya 52.29 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
44 Togo 51.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
45 Madagascar 51.45 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
46 Azerbaijan 51.08 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
47 Bangladesh 50.73 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
48 Gabon 49.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
49 Burma 49.23 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
50 Ghana 48.55 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
51 India 47.57 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
52 Vanuatu 46.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 45.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
53 Namibia 45.59 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 45.38 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
54 Nepal 44.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
55 Bhutan 44.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 43.94 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
56 Papua New Guinea 43.29 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
57 South Africa 43.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 42.37 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
58 Turkmenistan 42.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
59 Iran 42.26 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
60 Bolivia 42.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
61 Iraq 41.68 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
62 Eritrea 41.33 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 39.49 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
63 Kiribati 38.89 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
64 Tajikistan 38.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
65 East Timor 38.01 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 37.76 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
66 Mongolia 37.26 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
67 Guyana 36.76 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 36.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
68 Tuvalu 34.52 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 33.64 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
69 Zimbabwe 29.5 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
70 Kyrgyzstan 29.27 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
71 Indonesia 27.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
72 Trinidad and Tobago 27.69 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
73 Morocco 27.53 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
74 Maldives 27.45 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
75 North Korea 27.11 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
76 Cape Verde 26.94 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
77 Guatemala 26.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
78 Tunisia 25.92 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
79 Algeria 25.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
80 Egypt 25.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
81 Federated States of Micronesia 24.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
82 Kazakhstan 24.15 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
83 Turkey 23.94 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
84 Marshall Islands 23.74 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 23.72 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 23.08 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
85 Paraguay 23.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
86 Samoa 22.74 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
87 Nicaragua 22.64 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
88 Dominican Republic 22.22 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
89 Peru 22.18 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
90 Belize 21.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
91 Uzbekistan 21.92 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 21.65 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
92 Brazil 21.17 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 21.17 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
93 Vietnam 20.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
94 Venezuela 20.62 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
95 Honduras 20.44 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
96 El Salvador 20.3 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
97 Libya 20.09 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 20.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
98 Ecuador 19.65 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
99 Philippines 19.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
100 Gaza Strip 19 deaths/1,000 live births 2008
101 Armenia 18.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.74 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 18.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
102 Saint Helena 18.31 deaths/1,000 live births 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 17.87 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
103 Solomon Islands 17.82 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
104 Suriname 17.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
105 Mexico 17.29 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Densely populated countries average (profile) 17.14 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
106 Bulgaria 16.68 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
107 West Bank 16.51 deaths/1,000 live births 2008
108 Jordan 16.42 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
=109 Thailand 16.39 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
=109 Colombia 16.39 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
111 Mayotte 16.17 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
112 Saudi Arabia 16.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
113 China 16.06 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
114 Lebanon 15.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
115 Cook Islands 15.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
116 Syria 15.62 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
117 Oman 15.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
118 Montserrat 15.23 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
119 Georgia 15.17 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
120 Malaysia 15.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 14.88 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
121 Antigua and Barbuda 14.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
122 Albania 14.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
123 Jamaica 14.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
124 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 14.27 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
125 Tonga 13.65 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
126 British Virgin Islands 13.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
127 The Bahamas 13.49 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
128 Aruba 12.92 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
129 Dominica 12.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
130 Saint Lucia 12.72 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
=131 Palau 12.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
=131 Moldova 12.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 12.11 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
133 Qatar 12.05 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
134 Turks and Caicos Islands 11.97 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
135 United Arab Emirates 11.94 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
136 Barbados 11.86 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
137 French Guiana 11.76 deaths/1,000 live births 2006
138 Seychelles 11.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
139 Panama 11.64 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
140 Mauritius 11.52 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
141 Brunei 11.51 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 11.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
142 Grenada 11.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 11.22 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
143 Botswana 11.14 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
144 Romania 11.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
145 Fiji 11 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
146 Argentina 10.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
147 Bahrain 10.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
148 Russia 10.08 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
149 Greenland 10.05 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
150 Sri Lanka 9.7 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
151 Uruguay 9.69 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
=152 American Samoa 9.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
=152 Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
154 Costa Rica 9.45 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
155 Cyprus 9.38 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
156 Netherlands Antilles 9.36 deaths/1,000 live births 2008
157 Bosnia and Herzegovina 8.67 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
158 Nauru 8.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
159 Ukraine 8.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
160 Latvia 8.42 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
161 Guadeloupe 8.41 deaths/1,000 live births 2006
=162 Puerto Rico 8.07 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
=162 Kuwait 8.07 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Tourist destinations average (profile) 7.79 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Europe average (profile) 7.77 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
164 Reunion 7.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2006
165 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 7.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
166 Chile 7.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
167 French Polynesia 7.27 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
168 Virgin Islands 7.24 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
169 Estonia 7.06 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
170 Martinique 6.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2006
171 Gibraltar 6.69 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
172 Cayman Islands 6.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
173 Slovakia 6.59 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 6.58 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
174 Poland 6.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
175 Serbia and Montenegro 6.52 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
176 Lithuania 6.27 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
177 Belarus 6.25 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
178 Croatia 6.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
=179 United States 6.06 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
=179 Faroe Islands 6.06 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
181 Guam 5.83 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
182 Northern Mariana Islands 5.79 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
183 New Caledonia 5.71 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
184 European Union 5.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2010
European Union average (profile) 5.53 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
185 Hungary 5.31 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
186 Taiwan 5.18 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Southern Europe average (profile) 5.11 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
187 Greece 5 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
188 Canada 4.92 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
189 Cuba 4.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 4.86 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
190 New Zealand 4.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
191 San Marino 4.72 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
192 Wallis and Futuna 4.67 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
193 Portugal 4.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
194 United Kingdom 4.62 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
195 Australia 4.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
196 Netherlands 4.59 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
197 Luxembourg 4.44 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
198 Belgium 4.33 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
199 Austria 4.32 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
200 Denmark 4.24 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
201 Slovenia 4.17 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
202 South Korea 4.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
203 Liechtenstein 4.15 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
204 Israel 4.12 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 4.08 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
205 Switzerland 4.08 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
206 Jersey 3.98 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
Western Europe average (profile) 3.88 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
207 Ireland 3.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
208 Andorra 3.8 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
209 Czech Republic 3.73 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
210 Malta 3.69 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
211 Guernsey 3.55 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
212 Germany 3.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
213 Norway 3.52 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
214 Anguilla 3.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
215 Finland 3.43 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
216 Spain 3.39 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
217 Italy 3.38 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
218 France 3.29 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
219 Iceland 3.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
220 Macau 3.18 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
221 Hong Kong 2.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
222 Japan 2.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
223 Sweden 2.74 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
224 Bermuda 2.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
225 Singapore 2.32 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
226 Monaco 1.79 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/stats/Health/Infant-mortality-rate/Total

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Interesting observations about Health > Infant mortality rate > Total

  • Angola ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Afghanistan ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
  • Somalia ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Former British colonies in 2011.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Europe in 2011.
  • 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.
  • Nepal ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Cold countries in 2011.
  • Laos ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2011.
  • Malawi ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2011.
  • Equatorial Guinea ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Catholic countries in 2011.
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