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People > Infant mortality rate > Total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from People > Infant mortality rate, which 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 Afghanistan 119.41 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
2 Mali 106.49 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
3 Somalia 101.91 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
4 Central African Republic 95.04 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
5 Guinea-Bissau 92.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
6 Chad 91.94 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
7 Niger 87.98 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
8 Angola 81.75 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
9 Burkina Faso 78.3 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
10 Malawi 76.98 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
11 Sierra Leone 74.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
12 Democratic Republic of the Congo 74.87 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
13 Mozambique 74.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
14 Equatorial Guinea 73.12 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
15 Nigeria 72.97 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
16 Congo, Republic of the 72.45 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
17 Liberia 70.93 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
failed states average (profile) 70 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
18 South Sudan 69.97 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
19 Zambia 68.58 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
20 The Gambia 67.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
21 Comoros 67.12 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
22 Uganda 62.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
South Asia average (profile) 62.13 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
23 Cote d'Ivoire 61.66 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
24 Rwanda 61.03 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 59.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
25 Pakistan 59.35 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
26 Burundi 58.86 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
27 Benin 58.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
28 Cameroon 58.51 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
29 Ethiopia 58.28 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
30 Western Sahara 57.5 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
31 Mauritania 57.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
32 Swaziland 57.19 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
33 Guinea 57.11 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
34 Laos 56.13 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
35 Mayotte 54.75 deaths/1,000 live births 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 54.27 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
36 Sudan 54.23 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
37 Senegal 53.93 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
38 Cambodia 52.7 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=39 Yemen 51.93 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=39 Lesotho 51.93 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
41 Djibouti 51.77 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
42 Haiti 50.92 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
43 Sao Tome and Principe 50.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
44 Togo 48.28 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
45 Gabon 48.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
46 Bangladesh 47.3 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
47 Burma 46.31 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
48 Madagascar 46.13 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
49 Namibia 45.62 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
50 Tanzania 45.1 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
51 India 44.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
52 Kenya 42.18 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
53 South Africa 42.15 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
54 Nepal 41.76 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) 41.18 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Muslim countries average (profile) 41.01 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
55 Papua New Guinea 40.84 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
56 East Timor 40.09 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
57 Iran 40.02 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
58 Bhutan 39.97 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Landlocked countries average (profile) 39.82 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
59 Bolivia 39.76 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
60 Ghana 39.7 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
61 Turkmenistan 39.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
62 Eritrea 39.38 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
63 Iraq 38.86 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
64 Kiribati 36.5 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
65 Tajikistan 36.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 36.13 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
66 Mongolia 34.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Hot countries average (profile) 34.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
67 Guyana 34.45 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
68 Tuvalu 32.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Religious countries average (profile) 31.76 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Former British colonies average (profile) 30.75 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
OPEC countries average (profile) 29.89 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
69 Kyrgyzstan 29.73 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
70 Suriname 27.99 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
71 Azerbaijan 27.69 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
72 Zimbabwe 27.25 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
73 Indonesia 26.06 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
74 Trinidad and Tobago 25.74 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
75 Maldives 25.5 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
76 Morocco 25.49 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
77 North Korea 25.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
78 Cape Verde 25.13 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
79 Guatemala 24.32 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
80 Tunisia 24.07 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
81 Egypt 23.3 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
82 Federated States of Micronesia 22.71 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
83 Algeria 22.57 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
84 Kazakhstan 22.32 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
85 Turkey 22.23 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
86 Marshall Islands 22.15 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 21.73 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Christian countries average (profile) 21.59 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
87 Paraguay 21.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
88 Nicaragua 21.09 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 20.97 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
89 Samoa 20.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
90 Peru 20.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
91 Belize 20.82 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
92 Uzbekistan 20.51 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
93 Dominican Republic 20.44 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
94 Brazil 19.83 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
95 Venezuela 19.75 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
96 Vietnam 19.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 19.57 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
97 Honduras 19.28 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
98 El Salvador 19.05 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
99 Ecuador 18.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
100 Philippines 18.19 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Catholic countries average (profile) 17.82 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) 17.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
101 Armenia 17.59 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 17.4 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 17.15 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
102 Vanuatu 17.15 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
103 Solomon Islands 16.7 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Densely populated countries average (profile) 16.41 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
104 Saint Helena 16.38 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
105 Mexico 16.26 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
106 Gaza Strip 16 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
107 Bulgaria 15.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
108 Colombia 15.46 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
109 Thailand 15.41 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
110 Jordan 15.26 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
111 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 15.25 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
112 China 15.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
113 Saudi Arabia 15.08 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=114 Lebanon 14.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=114 Cook Islands 14.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
116 Syria 14.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
117 Oman 14.46 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
118 Georgia 14.21 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
119 Montserrat 14.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
120 Malaysia 14.12 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=121 Jamaica 13.98 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=121 West Bank 13.98 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
123 British Virgin Islands 13.93 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
124 Antigua and Barbuda 13.72 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 13.67 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
125 Albania 13.65 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
126 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 13.46 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
127 Moldova 13.28 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
128 The Bahamas 12.89 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
129 Tonga 12.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
130 Libya 12.26 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
131 Aruba 12.12 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
132 Saint Lucia 12.07 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
133 Dominica 11.99 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
134 Palau 11.77 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
135 Turks and Caicos Islands 11.29 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
136 United Arab Emirates 11.25 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
137 Barbados 11.13 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
138 Seychelles 11.06 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
139 Panama 11.01 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
140 Mauritius 10.89 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=141 Brunei 10.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=141 Grenada 10.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Cold countries average (profile) 10.67 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
143 Fiji 10.46 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
144 Romania 10.44 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
145 Argentina 10.24 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
146 Bahrain 9.93 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
147 Botswana 9.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Eastern Europe average (profile) 9.74 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
148 Greenland 9.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
149 Sri Lanka 9.24 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=150 Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=150 Uruguay 9.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
152 American Samoa 9.15 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Non-religious countries average (profile) 8.98 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
153 Costa Rica 8.95 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
154 Cyprus 8.82 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
155 Nauru 8.36 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
156 Ukraine 8.24 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
157 Republic of Macedonia 8.11 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
158 Latvia 8.08 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
159 Puerto Rico 8 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
160 Kuwait 7.68 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Tourist destinations average (profile) 7.31 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=161 Russia 7.19 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=161 Chile 7.19 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
163 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 7.12 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
164 Virgin Islands 6.94 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Europe average (profile) 6.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
165 Estonia 6.82 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
166 Qatar 6.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
167 Gibraltar 6.42 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=168 Slovakia 6.35 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=168 Cayman Islands 6.35 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
170 Poland 6.3 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
NATO countries average (profile) 6.28 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
171 Serbia 6.28 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
172 Lithuania 6.09 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
173 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.97 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
174 Croatia 5.96 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
175 United States 5.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
176 Faroe Islands 5.82 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
177 Guam 5.61 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
178 Northern Mariana Islands 5.59 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
179 New Caledonia 5.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
European Union average (profile) 5.32 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
180 Hungary 5.16 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Southern Europe average (profile) 4.94 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
181 Greece 4.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
182 French Polynesia 4.83 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
183 Canada 4.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
184 Cuba 4.76 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Eurozone average (profile) 4.68 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
185 New Zealand 4.65 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
186 San Marino 4.58 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=187 Wallis and Futuna 4.55 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=187 Taiwan 4.55 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
189 Portugal 4.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
190 United Kingdom 4.5 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
191 Australia 4.49 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
192 Liechtenstein 4.36 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
193 Luxembourg 4.33 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.28 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
194 Belgium 4.23 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
195 Isle of Man 4.22 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
196 Austria 4.21 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
197 Denmark 4.14 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
198 Slovenia 4.08 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
199 Israel 4.03 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
200 South Korea 4.01 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.93 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
201 Jersey 3.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
202 Switzerland 3.8 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
Western Europe average (profile) 3.79 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
203 Ireland 3.78 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
204 Andorra 3.73 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
205 Netherlands 3.69 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=206 Czech Republic 3.67 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
=206 Belarus 3.67 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
208 Malta 3.62 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
209 Guernsey 3.49 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
210 Germany 3.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
211 Norway 3.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
212 Anguilla 3.42 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
213 Finland 3.38 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
214 Spain 3.35 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
215 France 3.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
216 Italy 3.33 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
217 Iceland 3.17 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
218 Macau 3.15 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
219 Hong Kong 2.89 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
220 Sweden 2.73 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
221 Singapore 2.59 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
222 Bermuda 2.47 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
223 Japan 2.17 deaths/1,000 live births 2013
224 Monaco 1.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Infant mortality rate > Total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Infant-mortality-rate/Total

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