Infant Mortality

This key economic indicator for the Child Health sector has been recently updated.

  1. Colombia Infant Mortality was down by 2.5% in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Colombia Infant Mortality fell by 1.7% year on year totalising 15.8 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births.
  3. In 2018 South Africa was ranked number 2 in Infant Mortality.
  4. In 2018 France was ranked number 18 in Infant Mortality close to 3.6 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births, from 20 in 2017.

Top Countries in Infant Mortality

# 44 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 India 33 2018 -4.3 % -4.1 % View data
2 South Africa 30 2018 -3.2 % -2.9 % View data
3 Indonesia 20 2018 -4.8 % -4.3 % View data
4 Colombia 16 2018 -2.5 % -1.7 % View data
5 Brazil 12 2018 -5.4 % -3.1 % View data
6 Mexico 11 2018 -4.3 % -3.1 % View data
7 Costa Rica 8 2018 -1.2 % -1.4 % View data
8 Turkey 8 2018 -9.1 % -5.8 % View data
9 Chile 6 2018 -3.1 % -2.1 % View data
10 China 6 2018 -14.1 % -10.5 % View data
11 United States 6 2018 -1.8 % -1.4 % View data
12 New Zealand 5 2018 NA +1.6 % View data
13 Russia 5 2018 -7.0 % -8.4 % View data
14 Slovakia 5 2018 -3.9 % -1.9 % View data
15 Canada 5 2018 -2.2 % -2.1 % View data
16 Greece 4 2018 -2.4 % +1.6 % View data
17 Lithuania 4 2018 -4.9 % +1.1 % View data
18 France 4 2018 NA NA View data
18 Switzerland 4 2018 NA -1.6 % View data
18 United Kingdom 4 2018 -2.7 % -1.6 % View data
21 Hungary 3 2018 -8.1 % -7.4 % View data
21 Luxembourg 3 2018 -2.9 % -2.7 % View data
21 Poland 3 2018 -5.6 % -5.9 % View data
24 Netherlands 3 2018 -2.9 % -2.8 % View data
25 Germany 3 2018 -3.0 % -0.6 % View data
26 Denmark 3 2018 -3.1 % -2.4 % View data
27 Belgium 3 2018 -3.2 % -3.0 % View data
28 Australia 3 2018 -3.3 % -4.2 % View data
28 Ireland 3 2018 -3.3 % -4.2 % View data
28 Latvia 3 2018 -12.1 % -8.0 % View data
31 Austria 3 2018 -3.5 % -2.0 % View data
31 Israel 3 2018 -3.5 % -2.0 % View data
31 Portugal 3 2018 -3.5 % -0.7 % View data
34 Italy 3 2018 -3.7 % -2.2 % View data
34 South Korea 3 2018 -3.7 % -2.8 % View data
36 Czech Republic 3 2018 -3.9 % NA View data
36 Spain 3 2018 -3.9 % -1.5 % View data
38 Sweden 2 2018 NA -2.3 % View data
39 Norway 2 2018 -4.8 % -3.6 % View data
40 Japan 2 2018 -5.3 % -3.0 % View data
41 Estonia 2 2018 -15.0 % -4.1 % View data
42 Finland 2 2018 -5.9 % -2.3 % View data
42 Slovenia 2 2018 -5.9 % -11.2 % View data
44 Iceland 1 2018 -10.0 % -12.9 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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