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South and Central Asia Compared by Health > Infant mortality rate > Total

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 Afghanistan 149.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
2 Pakistan 63.26 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
3 Bangladesh 50.73 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
4 India 47.57 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
5 Nepal 44.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
6 Bhutan 44.48 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
7 Turkmenistan 42.34 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
8 Tajikistan 38.54 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
9 Kyrgyzstan 29.27 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
10 Maldives 27.45 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
11 Kazakhstan 24.15 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
12 Uzbekistan 21.92 deaths/1,000 live births 2011
13 Sri Lanka 9.7 deaths/1,000 live births 2011

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