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People > Fertility > Mortality rate, infant > Per 1,000 live births: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births). 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 Sierra Leone 117.4 2012
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 99.9 2012
3 Angola 99.5 2012
4 Somalia 90.8 2012
5 Central African Republic 90.7 2012
6 Chad 89.4 2012
7 Guinea-Bissau 80.8 2012
8 Mali 79.6 2012
9 Nigeria 77.8 2012
10 Cote d'Ivoire 76.2 2012
11 Lesotho 74.2 2012
12 Equatorial Guinea 72.2 2012
13 Afghanistan 71 2012
failed states average (profile) 69.62 2012
14 Pakistan 69.3 2012
15 Burundi 66.9 2012
16 South Sudan 66.7 2012
17 Burkina Faso 65.8 2012
18 Djibouti 65.7 2012
19 Guinea 65.2 2012
20 Mauritania 64.8 2012
21 Mozambique 63.1 2012
22 Niger 62.8 2012
23 Republic of the Congo 62.2 2012
24 Togo 62 2012
25 Cameroon 61.1 2012
26 Benin 58.5 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 58.25 2012
27 Comoros 57.7 2012
28 Haiti 56.5 2012
29 Zambia 56.4 2012
30 Liberia 56 2012
=31 Swaziland 55.7 2012
=31 Zimbabwe 55.7 2012
33 Laos 54 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 51.4 2012
South Asia average (profile) 50.58 2012
34 Sudan 49.3 2012
35 The Gambia 49.2 2012
36 Tajikistan 49 2012
37 Kenya 48.7 2012
38 Ghana 48.6 2012
39 Papua New Guinea 48.4 2012
40 East Timor 47.8 2012
41 Ethiopia 46.5 2012
=42 Yemen 46.3 2012
=42 Kiribati 46.3 2012
44 Malawi 46 2012
45 Uganda 45.4 2012
46 Senegal 45.2 2012
47 Turkmenistan 44.8 2012
48 India 43.8 2012
49 Gabon 42.4 2012
50 Burma 41.1 2012
51 Botswana 41 2012
52 Madagascar 40.9 2012
53 Rwanda 38.8 2012
54 Sao Tome and Principe 38 2012
55 Tanzania 37.7 2012
56 Eritrea 37.2 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 37.03 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 36.81 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 36.33 2012
57 Bhutan 35.7 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 35.58 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 34.97 2012
58 Uzbekistan 34.4 2012
59 Cambodia 33.9 2012
60 Nepal 33.6 2012
61 South Africa 33.3 2012
62 Bangladesh 33.1 2012
63 Bolivia 32.8 2012
64 Federated States of Micronesia 31.3 2012
65 Marshall Islands 30.9 2012
66 Azerbaijan 30.8 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 29.8 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 29.76 2012
67 Guyana 29 2012
68 Iraq 28.4 2012
69 Namibia 28.3 2012
70 Morocco 26.8 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 26.79 2012
71 Guatemala 26.5 2012
72 Solomon Islands 25.9 2012
73 Indonesia 25.8 2012
74 Tuvalu 24.8 2012
75 Kyrgyzstan 23.6 2012
76 Philippines 23.5 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 23.05 2012
77 Mongolia 23 2012
78 Dominican Republic 22.8 2012
79 North Korea 22.7 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 21.64 2012
80 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 21.1 2012
81 Nicaragua 20.6 2012
82 Ecuador 19.8 2012
83 Honduras 19.4 2012
84 Fiji 19.1 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 19.09 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 18.92 2012
85 Cape Verde 18.9 2012
86 Paraguay 18.8 2012
87 Suriname 18.5 2012
=88 Trinidad and Tobago 18.4 2012
=88 Vietnam 18.4 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 18.4 2012
90 Egypt 17.9 2012
91 Georgia 17.8 2012
92 Algeria 17.2 2012
93 Barbados 16.9 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 16.89 2012
94 Kazakhstan 16.7 2012
95 Jordan 16.4 2012
96 Panama 15.9 2012
97 Belize 15.7 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 15.68 2012
=98 Vanuatu 15.3 2012
=98 Samoa 15.3 2012
=100 Moldova 15.1 2012
=100 Colombia 15.1 2012
=100 Iran 15.1 2012
103 Albania 15 2012
104 Saint Lucia 14.9 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 14.85 2012
105 Palau 14.8 2012
106 Armenia 14.7 2012
107 Jamaica 14.4 2012
108 Peru 14.1 2012
=109 Mexico 13.9 2012
=109 The Bahamas 13.9 2012
111 Tunisia 13.8 2012
112 El Salvador 13.6 2012
113 Libya 13.2 2012
114 Venezuela 13.1 2012
115 Mauritius 13 2012
116 Brazil 12.9 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 12.71 2012
117 Argentina 12.7 2012
118 Syria 12.3 2012
119 Turkey 12.2 2012
120 China 12.1 2012
121 Dominica 11.5 2012
=122 Thailand 11.4 2012
=122 Grenada 11.4 2012
124 Seychelles 11.2 2012
125 Tonga 11.1 2012
126 Romania 10.7 2012
127 Bulgaria 10.5 2012
128 Oman 10 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 9.65 2012
129 Kuwait 9.5 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 9.43 2012
=130 Ukraine 9.2 2012
=130 Antigua and Barbuda 9.2 2012
132 Maldives 9 2012
133 Russia 8.9 2012
134 Costa Rica 8.6 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 8.33 2012
135 Sri Lanka 8.3 2012
136 Bahrain 8.2 2012
137 Lebanon 8 2012
138 Chile 7.8 2012
139 Latvia 7.6 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 7.5 2012
140 Saudi Arabia 7.4 2012
141 Malaysia 7.3 2012
142 United Arab Emirates 7.2 2012
143 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7 2012
144 Brunei 6.7 2012
145 Republic of Macedonia 6.5 2012
=146 Slovakia 6.3 2012
=146 Qatar 6.3 2012
148 Uruguay 6.2 2012
Europe average (profile) 6.07 2012
149 United States 6 2012
=150 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.8 2012
=150 Malta 5.8 2012
152 Serbia 5.7 2012
153 Montenegro 5.5 2012
154 Hungary 5.3 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 4.96 2012
=155 Canada 4.7 2012
=155 New Zealand 4.7 2012
157 Lithuania 4.4 2012
=158 Cuba 4.3 2012
=158 Poland 4.3 2012
European Union average (profile) 4.2 2012
=160 Australia 4.1 2012
=160 United Kingdom 4.1 2012
=160 Greece 4.1 2012
163 European Union 4.03 2012
164 Croatia 4 2012
165 Belarus 3.9 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.86 2012
166 Spain 3.8 2012
167 Switzerland 3.7 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 3.67 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 3.57 2012
=168 Netherlands 3.4 2012
=168 France 3.4 2012
=168 Ireland 3.4 2012
=168 Belgium 3.4 2012
=168 Germany 3.4 2012
=173 South Korea 3.3 2012
=173 Israel 3.3 2012
=173 Austria 3.3 2012
176 Italy 3.2 2012
=177 Monaco 3.1 2012
=177 Czech Republic 3.1 2012
179 Denmark 3 2012
=180 Portugal 2.9 2012
=180 Estonia 2.9 2012
=180 San Marino 2.9 2012
183 Andorra 2.6 2012
=184 Slovenia 2.5 2012
=184 Cyprus 2.5 2012
186 Finland 2.4 2012
=187 Sweden 2.3 2012
=187 Singapore 2.3 2012
=189 Norway 2.2 2012
=189 Japan 2.2 2012
191 Iceland 1.8 2012
192 Luxembourg 1.7 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Fertility > Mortality rate, infant > Per 1,000 live births. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA Population Division) at www.childmortality.org. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Fertility/Mortality-rate,-infant/Per-1,000-live-births

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Interesting observations about People > Fertility > Mortality rate, infant > Per 1,000 live births

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked first for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst Christian countries in 2012.
  • Sierra Leone ranked first for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst Hot countries in 2012.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst Europe in 2012.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2012.
  • Somalia ranked second for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst Muslim countries in 2012.
  • Chile ranked first for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst High income OECD countries in 2012.
  • Romania ranked first for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst European Union in 2012.
  • Cote d'Ivoire ranked first for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst Catholic countries in 2012.
  • Pakistan ranked first for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst Emerging markets in 2012.
  • Laos ranked first for fertility > mortality rate, infant > per 1,000 live births amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2012.
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