Global Infant Mortality Rate

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

  1. Central African Republic Infant Mortality Rate fell by 1.3% in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Nigeria Infant Mortality Rate fell by 1.3% year on year close to 81.23 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births.
  3. In 2019 Central African Republic was number 2 in Infant Mortality Rate.
  4. In 2019 Dominica was ranked number 127 in Infant Mortality Rate attaining 34.07 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births, jumping from 143 in 2018.

Top Countries in Global Infant Mortality Rate

# 582 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Central African Republic
90 2019 -1.3 % -2.2 % View data
3 #3
Nigeria
81 2019 -1.7 % -1.3 % View data
4 #4
Somalia
81 2019 -1.7 % -2.5 % View data
5 #5
Sierra Leone
81 2019 -3.6 % -3.7 % View data
6 #6
Chad
76 2019 -1.6 % -2.1 % View data
11 #11
Democratic Republic of the Congo
72 2019 -2.3 % -2.5 % View data
12 #12
Lesotho
72 2019 -0.4 % -1.7 % View data
16 #16
Guinea
68 2019 -2.2 % -1.8 % View data
19 #19
South Sudan
66 2019 -3.3 % -0.7 % View data
20 #20
Equatorial Guinea
66 2019 -3.0 % -2.8 % View data
22 #22
Mali
65 2019 -2.7 % -2.6 % View data
23 #23
Benin
65 2019 -1.7 % -1.9 % View data
24 #24
Ivory Coast
64 2019 -2.6 % -2.9 % View data
28 #28
Pakistan
61 2019 -2.2 % -2.6 % View data
36 #36
Guinea-Bissau
57 2019 -4.2 % -3.4 % View data
38 #38
Mauritania
56 2019 -1.6 % -2.2 % View data
40 #40
Liberia
55 2019 -5.3 % -3.5 % View data
41 #41
Mozambique
55 2019 -4.7 % -3.3 % View data
43 #43
Comoros
55 2019 -2.0 % -2.6 % View data
46 #46
Cameroon
53 2019 -3.2 % -3.3 % View data
47 #47
Angola
53 2019 -5.8 % -4.3 % View data
48 #48
Haiti
53 2019 -2.6 % -2.4 % View data
49 #49
Djibouti
53 2019 -2.5 % -2.7 % View data
52 #52
Burkina Faso
51 2019 -3.8 % -3.1 % View data
53 #53
Togo
51 2019 -2.5 % -2.6 % View data
59 #59
Niger
50 2019 -4.4 % -3.0 % View data
60 #60
Afghanistan
49 2019 -4.2 % -3.5 % View data
69 #69
Eswatini
46 2019 -3.1 % -4.5 % View data
72 #72
Yemen
46 2019 -2.6 % -0.5 % View data
73 #73
Sudan
46 2019 -2.4 % -2.4 % View data
77 #77
Kiribati
45 2019 -1.5 % -2.2 % View data
80 #80
Turkmenistan
43 2019 -2.7 % -3.0 % View data
84 #84
Burundi
43 2019 -5.8 % -4.2 % View data
86 #86
Zambia
42 2019 -4.8 % -3.4 % View data
87 #87
Ethiopia
42 2019 -5.5 % -4.1 % View data
88 #88
Gambia
42 2019 -2.7 % -2.3 % View data
90 #90
Eswatini
42 2019 -3.1 % -4.6 % View data
95 #95
Papua New Guinea
41 2019 -1.8 % -2.1 % View data
96 #96
Timor-Leste
41 2019 -5.1 % -3.5 % View data
97 #97
Madagascar
41 2019 -3.3 % -2.3 % View data
98 #98
Laos
40 2019 -4.7 % -3.8 % View data
99 #99
Myanmar
39 2019 -3.6 % -3.2 % View data
100 #100
Tanzania
39 2019 -4.0 % -3.4 % View data
101 #101
Republic of the Congo
39 2019 -3.1 % -2.4 % View data
108 #108
Timor-Leste
37 2019 -5.3 % -3.6 % View data
110 #110
Ghana
37 2019 -3.8 % -3.6 % View data
114 #114
Dominica
36 2019 +3.7 % +4.5 % View data
116 #116
Zimbabwe
36 2019 -4.0 % -4.2 % View data
117 #117
Malawi
36 2019 -7.5 % -5.0 % View data
121 #121
Gabon
35 2019 -2.8 % -3.2 % View data
123 #123
Uganda
35 2019 -6.7 % -4.7 % View data
125 #125
Eritrea
34 2019 -3.9 % -2.9 % View data
130 #130
Senegal
34 2019 -4.5 % -3.5 % View data
136 #136
Tajikistan
33 2019 -4.5 % -2.9 % View data
139 #139
Kenya
32 2019 -3.7 % -3.2 % View data
140 #140
Botswana
32 2019 -2.5 % -3.2 % View data
148 #148
Namibia
31 2019 -2.8 % -3.9 % View data
150 #150
Marshall Islands
30 2019 -0.8 % -2.0 % View data
152 #152
South Africa
30 2019 -3.3 % -3.4 % View data
157 #157
Nauru
29 2019 -1.2 % -2.4 % View data
160 #160
India
28 2019 -5.7 % -5.0 % View data
166 #166
Guyana
28 2019 -2.0 % -2.6 % View data
167 #167
Federated States of Micronesia
28 2019 -2.2 % -2.8 % View data
170 #170
Nepal
27 2019 -6.1 % -4.2 % View data
172 #172
Rwanda
26 2019 -10.7 % -5.7 % View data
176 #176
Dominican Republic
26 2019 -1.7 % -2.2 % View data
177 #177
Sao Tome and Principe
26 2019 -5.2 % -3.7 % View data
179 #179
Bhutan
25 2019 -6.3 % -4.0 % View data
185 #185
Bangladesh
25 2019 -7.4 % -5.7 % View data
186 #186
Philippines
25 2019 -1.2 % -1.5 % View data
188 #188
Cambodia
25 2019 -8.9 % -5.3 % View data
190 #190
Iraq
24 2019 -2.6 % -2.9 % View data
191 #191
Vanuatu
24 2019 -0.3 % -1.8 % View data
194 #194
Venezuela
24 2019 +1.8 % +7.3 % View data
195 #195
Fiji
24 2019 +0.1 % +1.1 % View data
196 #196
Guatemala
23 2019 -4.1 % -3.3 % View data
202 #202
Niue
22 2019 +0.0 % -2.2 % View data
203 #203
Indonesia
22 2019 -4.6 % -3.7 % View data
204 #204
Bolivia
22 2019 -7.3 % -5.0 % View data
205 #205
Tuvalu
22 2019 -2.8 % -2.9 % View data
219 #219
Algeria
21 2019 -3.3 % -2.0 % View data
226 #226
Uzbekistan
20 2019 -7.7 % -6.4 % View data
228 #228
Morocco
20 2019 -5.6 % -4.5 % View data
233 #233
Azerbaijan
19 2019 -9.1 % -7.0 % View data
236 #236
Paraguay
18 2019 -2.8 % -3.0 % View data
237 #237
Vietnam
18 2019 -1.9 % -1.7 % View data
238 #238
Egypt
18 2019 -5.6 % -3.8 % View data
239 #239
Solomon Islands
18 2019 -2.4 % -2.9 % View data
240 #240
Suriname
18 2019 -3.5 % -3.3 % View data
243 #243
Palau
18 2019 -2.3 % -3.0 % View data
249 #249
Cabo Verde
18 2019 -3.7 % -3.2 % View data
250 #250
Kyrgyzstan
18 2019 -6.7 % -5.5 % View data
251 #251
Trinidad and Tobago
17 2019 -2.4 % -3.0 % View data
254 #254
Nicaragua
17 2019 -4.4 % -1.6 % View data
257 #257
Saint Lucia
16 2019 -0.1 % -1.6 % View data
262 #262
Cabo Verde
16 2019 -3.8 % -3.2 % View data
264 #264
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
16 2019 -1.6 % -2.6 % View data
265 #265
Honduras
16 2019 -5.0 % -3.7 % View data
269 #269
Tunisia
15 2019 -4.0 % -1.2 % View data
270 #270
Tonga
15 2019 -0.3 % -1.9 % View data
274 #274
Grenada
15 2019 +0.4 % +0.8 % View data
276 #276
Mongolia
15 2019 -11.4 % -5.8 % View data
278 #278
Syria
15 2019 -1.8 % -0.8 % View data
279 #279
Moldova
15 2019 -2.9 % -1.4 % View data
280 #280
Jordan
15 2019 -2.9 % -2.9 % View data
281 #281
Samoa
15 2019 -1.4 % -2.4 % View data
282 #282
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
15 2019 -1.7 % -2.6 % View data
283 #283
Mauritius
15 2019 -2.8 % +0.8 % View data
289 #289
Panama
14 2019 -2.9 % -3.3 % View data
291 #291
North Korea
14 2019 -7.8 % -5.8 % View data
296 #296
Seychelles
14 2019 +0.4 % -0.1 % View data
297 #297
Jamaica
13 2019 -2.6 % -3.0 % View data
299 #299
Brazil
13 2019 -6.1 % -3.6 % View data
307 #307
Colombia
13 2019 -3.6 % -3.3 % View data
308 #308
Ecuador
13 2019 -5.7 % -3.0 % View data
316 #316
Iran
12 2019 -6.2 % -4.1 % View data
319 #319
Barbados
12 2019 -1.1 % -2.3 % View data
321 #321
El Salvador
12 2019 -6.8 % -4.4 % View data
326 #326
Belize
12 2019 -4.0 % -5.0 % View data
331 #331
Mexico
11 2019 -4.6 % -4.7 % View data
333 #333
Armenia
11 2019 -6.9 % -5.3 % View data
335 #335
Peru
11 2019 -8.3 % -4.9 % View data
341 #341
Brunei
11 2019 +0.7 % +2.4 % View data
343 #343
Libya
11 2019 -6.9 % -4.3 % View data
347 #347
Oman
10 2019 -4.1 % -0.5 % View data
348 #348
Saint Kitts and Nevis
10 2019 -3.9 % -3.0 % View data
361 #361
Macedonia
9 2019 -0.3 % -3.9 % View data
362 #362
Argentina
9 2019 -5.0 % -4.9 % View data
367 #367
Bahamas
9 2019 -3.0 % -2.9 % View data
368 #368
Georgia
9 2019 -11.4 % -4.5 % View data
369 #369
Turkey
9 2019 -11.7 % -7.0 % View data
373 #373
Kazakhstan
8 2019 -15.7 % -8.7 % View data
378 #378
Thailand
8 2019 -7.1 % -5.2 % View data
379 #379
Costa Rica
8 2019 -2.8 % -1.6 % View data
380 #380
Ukraine
8 2019 -4.9 % -3.3 % View data
383 #383
Albania
8 2019 -10.5 % -4.8 % View data
390 #390
Malaysia
7 2019 -1.7 % -1.0 % View data
392 #392
Kuwait
7 2019 -3.8 % -3.1 % View data
393 #393
United Arab Emirates
7 2019 -3.0 % -1.5 % View data
394 #394
Cook Islands
7 2019 -5.9 % -4.2 % View data
397 #397
Maldives
7 2019 -16.4 % -7.6 % View data
398 #398
China
7 2019 -13.3 % -8.6 % View data
399 #399
Uruguay
7 2019 -5.8 % -5.3 % View data
400 #400
Malta
7 2019 -0.6 % +0.1 % View data
403 #403
Sri Lanka
6 2019 -6.7 % -6.0 % View data
406 #406
Chile
6 2019 -3.0 % -3.0 % View data
411 #411
Russia
6 2019 -6.6 % -6.0 % View data
413 #413
Romania
6 2019 -8.6 % -8.0 % View data
415 #415
Bulgaria
6 2019 -6.1 % -5.3 % View data
416 #416
Lebanon
6 2019 -7.6 % -4.5 % View data
419 #419
Qatar
6 2019 -4.3 % -4.4 % View data
420 #420
United States
6 2019 -1.6 % -1.3 % View data
424 #424
Bahrain
6 2019 -4.6 % -2.6 % View data
437 #437
Saudi Arabia
6 2019 -12.4 % -7.7 % View data
445 #445
Bosnia and Herzegovina
5 2019 -4.8 % -2.5 % View data
448 #448
New Zealand
5 2019 -1.3 % -1.3 % View data
453 #453
Antigua and Barbuda
5 2019 -9.0 % -5.4 % View data
454 #454
Serbia
5 2019 -7.0 % -4.8 % View data
455 #455
Slovakia
5 2019 -3.9 % -2.9 % View data
459 #459
Canada
5 2019 -1.4 % -1.8 % View data
466 #466
Croatia
4 2019 -4.3 % -2.1 % View data
470 #470
Cuba
4 2019 -4.5 % -3.3 % View data
471 #471
Switzerland
4 2019 -1.4 % -1.2 % View data
472 #472
Poland
4 2019 -6.8 % -3.8 % View data
473 #473
Greece
4 2019 -1.1 % -0.3 % View data
474 #474
Denmark
4 2019 -1.3 % +0.2 % View data
475 #475
United Kingdom
4 2019 -3.2 % -1.9 % View data
477 #477
France
4 2019 -2.0 % -0.7 % View data
479 #479
Hungary
4 2019 -6.5 % -5.9 % View data
485 #485
Netherlands
3 2019 -2.8 % -1.6 % View data
491 #491
Ireland
3 2019 -3.5 % -1.7 % View data
492 #492
Lithuania
3 2019 -6.6 % -5.5 % View data
493 #493
Germany
3 2019 -2.7 % -1.7 % View data
495 #495
Portugal
3 2019 -5.3 % -0.3 % View data
497 #497
Australia
3 2019 -4.5 % -2.3 % View data
501 #501
Belgium
3 2019 -3.5 % -3.0 % View data
502 #502
Latvia
3 2019 -11.8 % -8.9 % View data
507 #507
Austria
3 2019 -4.2 % -2.4 % View data
508 #508
Israel
3 2019 -5.0 % -2.6 % View data
514 #514
Czech Republic
3 2019 -5.0 % +0.4 % View data
518 #518
Monaco
3 2019 -2.9 % -3.0 % View data
519 #519
Andorra
3 2019 -6.1 % -4.5 % View data
525 #525
South Korea
3 2019 -8.2 % -4.1 % View data
526 #526
Italy
3 2019 -4.5 % -4.0 % View data
528 #528
Spain
3 2019 -4.3 % -2.7 % View data
533 #533
Belarus
3 2019 -11.9 % -6.8 % View data
539 #539
Singapore
2 2019 -3.0 % +0.3 % View data
541 #541
Sweden
2 2019 -2.8 % -2.0 % View data
550 #550
Norway
2 2019 -5.0 % -2.9 % View data
553 #553
Luxembourg
2 2019 -5.3 % -3.3 % View data
556 #556
Estonia
2 2019 -14.7 % -7.9 % View data
557 #557
Montenegro
2 2019 -22.2 % -12.8 % View data
559 #559
Japan
2 2019 -4.5 % -3.5 % View data
560 #560
Cyprus
2 2019 -10.6 % -6.2 % View data
566 #566
Slovenia
2 2019 -9.0 % -5.8 % View data
569 #569
San Marino
2 2019 -11.2 % -5.5 % View data
573 #573
Iceland
2 2019 -5.6 % -3.8 % View data
579 #579
Finland
1 2019 -8.0 % -8.1 % View data

Source: World Health Organization

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