Infant Mortality Rate - Source World Bank

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

  1. Central African Republic was down by 1.4% of Infant Mortality Rate in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Nigeria Infant Mortality Rate fell by 1.3% year on year reaching 74.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births.
  3. In 2019 Chad was ranked number 5 in Infant Mortality Rate.
  4. In 2019 Tonga was number 100 in Infant Mortality Rate totalising 13.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births, moving from 105 in 2018.

Top Countries in Infant Mortality Rate - Source World Bank

# 193 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Central African Republic
83 2019 -1.4 % -2.2 % View data
2 #2
Sierra Leone
76 2019 -3.7 % -3.8 % View data
3 #3
Somalia
75 2019 -1.7 % -2.5 % View data
4 #4
Nigeria
74 2019 -1.7 % -1.3 % View data
5 #5
Chad
70 2019 -1.7 % -2.1 % View data
6 #6
Democratic Republic of the Congo
67 2019 -2.4 % -2.6 % View data
7 #7
Lesotho
65 2019 -0.5 % -1.7 % View data
8 #8
Guinea
63 2019 -2.3 % -1.9 % View data
9 #9
South Sudan
62 2019 -3.5 % -0.7 % View data
10 #10
Equatorial Guinea
61 2019 -3.0 % -2.9 % View data
11 #11
Mali
60 2019 -2.7 % -2.7 % View data
12 #12
Benin
59 2019 -1.8 % -2.0 % View data
13 #13
Ivory Coast
58 2019 -2.9 % -2.9 % View data
14 #14
Pakistan
56 2019 -2.3 % -2.6 % View data
15 #15
Guinea-Bissau
52 2019 -4.3 % -3.4 % View data
16 #16
Mozambique
51 2019 -5.0 % -3.5 % View data
17 #17
Mauritania
51 2019 -1.6 % -2.2 % View data
18 #18
Liberia
51 2019 -5.6 % -3.5 % View data
19 #19
Comoros
50 2019 -2.1 % -2.6 % View data
20 #20
Cameroon
49 2019 -3.4 % -3.3 % View data
21 #21
Angola
49 2019 -6.0 % -4.3 % View data
21 #21
Djibouti
49 2019 -2.6 % -2.8 % View data
23 #23
Haiti
48 2019 -2.6 % -2.4 % View data
24 #24
Burkina Faso
47 2019 -3.9 % -3.2 % View data
25 #25
Togo
46 2019 -2.5 % -2.6 % View data
26 #26
Afghanistan
46 2019 -4.4 % -3.6 % View data
26 #26
Niger
46 2019 -4.6 % -3.1 % View data
28 #28
Swaziland
42 2019 -3.0 % -4.6 % View data
28 #28
Yemen
42 2019 -2.8 % -0.6 % View data
30 #30
Sudan
41 2019 -2.4 % -2.4 % View data
31 #31
Kiribati
41 2019 -1.5 % -2.3 % View data
32 #32
Burundi
39 2019 -6.1 % -4.3 % View data
33 #33
Zambia
38 2019 -5.0 % -3.5 % View data
34 #34
Turkmenistan
38 2019 -2.8 % -3.0 % View data
35 #35
Gambia
38 2019 -2.6 % -2.4 % View data
36 #36
Papua New Guinea
37 2019 -1.8 % -2.1 % View data
37 #37
East Timor
37 2019 -5.3 % -3.6 % View data
38 #38
Ethiopia
37 2019 -5.6 % -4.2 % View data
38 #38
Madagascar
37 2019 -3.4 % -2.4 % View data
40 #40
Tanzania
36 2019 -4.3 % -3.5 % View data
41 #41
Laos
36 2019 -4.8 % -3.9 % View data
42 #42
Myanmar
36 2019 -3.5 % -3.3 % View data
43 #43
Republic of the Congo
35 2019 -3.0 % -2.5 % View data
44 #44
Dominica
34 2019 +3.6 % +4.6 % View data
45 #45
Ghana
34 2019 -4.0 % -3.7 % View data
46 #46
Malawi
33 2019 -7.9 % -5.1 % View data
46 #46
Zimbabwe
33 2019 -4.1 % -4.3 % View data
48 #48
Gabon
32 2019 -2.8 % -3.2 % View data
49 #49
Uganda
32 2019 -6.8 % -4.9 % View data
50 #50
Senegal
30 2019 -4.7 % -3.6 % View data
51 #51
Eritrea
30 2019 -3.8 % -3.0 % View data
52 #52
Kenya
29 2019 -3.9 % -3.3 % View data
53 #53
Botswana
29 2019 -2.7 % -3.3 % View data
54 #54
Tajikistan
29 2019 -4.6 % -3.0 % View data
55 #55
India
28 2019 -5.7 % -5.2 % View data
55 #55
Namibia
28 2019 -2.8 % -3.9 % View data
57 #57
South Africa
28 2019 -3.5 % -3.5 % View data
58 #58
Marshall Islands
27 2019 -0.7 % -2.0 % View data
59 #59
Nauru
26 2019 -1.1 % -2.4 % View data
60 #60
Federated States of Micronesia
25 2019 -2.3 % -2.8 % View data
60 #60
Nepal
25 2019 -6.4 % -4.3 % View data
62 #62
Guyana
25 2019 -2.0 % -2.6 % View data
63 #63
Rwanda
24 2019 -11.1 % -5.9 % View data
64 #64
Dominican Republic
24 2019 -1.7 % -2.3 % View data
65 #65
Bangladesh
23 2019 -7.2 % -5.7 % View data
66 #66
Bhutan
23 2019 -6.5 % -4.1 % View data
67 #67
Sao Tome and Principe
23 2019 -5.3 % -3.8 % View data
68 #68
Philippines
22 2019 -1.3 % -1.6 % View data
68 #68
Vanuatu
22 2019 -0.5 % -1.8 % View data
70 #70
Iraq
22 2019 -2.7 % -2.9 % View data
71 #71
Cambodia
22 2019 -9.2 % -5.5 % View data
71 #71
Venezuela
22 2019 +1.9 % +7.9 % View data
73 #73
Fiji
22 2019 +0.0 % +0.9 % View data
74 #74
Guatemala
21 2019 -4.1 % -3.3 % View data
75 #75
Bolivia
20 2019 -7.3 % -5.1 % View data
76 #76
Indonesia
20 2019 -4.7 % -3.7 % View data
77 #77
Tuvalu
20 2019 -2.9 % -2.9 % View data
78 #78
Algeria
20 2019 -3.0 % -2.2 % View data
79 #79
Morocco
18 2019 -5.7 % -4.6 % View data
80 #80
Uzbekistan
18 2019 -7.8 % -6.5 % View data
81 #81
Azerbaijan
17 2019 -9.4 % -7.0 % View data
82 #82
Egypt
17 2019 -5.5 % -3.8 % View data
83 #83
Palestine
17 2019 -2.3 % -2.1 % View data
84 #84
Paraguay
17 2019 -2.9 % -3.0 % View data
84 #84
Solomon Islands
17 2019 -2.3 % -2.9 % View data
86 #86
Suriname
16 2019 -3.5 % -3.2 % View data
87 #87
Palau
16 2019 -2.4 % -3.0 % View data
87 #87
Vietnam
16 2019 -1.8 % -1.6 % View data
89 #89
Cape Verde
16 2019 -3.6 % -3.2 % View data
90 #90
Trinidad and Tobago
16 2019 -2.4 % -3.0 % View data
91 #91
Kyrgyzstan
16 2019 -6.5 % -5.4 % View data
92 #92
Nicaragua
15 2019 -4.5 % -1.6 % View data
93 #93
Saint Lucia
15 2019 +0.0 % -1.5 % View data
94 #94
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
15 2019 -1.4 % -2.5 % View data
95 #95
Honduras
14 2019 -5.3 % -3.7 % View data
96 #96
Tunisia
14 2019 -4.1 % -1.2 % View data
97 #97
Grenada
14 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
98 #98
Syria
14 2019 -2.1 % -0.6 % View data
99 #99
Jordan
14 2019 -2.9 % -2.9 % View data
100 #100
Samoa
13 2019 -1.5 % -2.4 % View data
100 #100
Tonga
13 2019 +0.0 % -1.8 % View data
102 #102
Mauritius
13 2019 -2.9 % +0.9 % View data
102 #102
Moldova
13 2019 -2.9 % -1.3 % View data
104 #104
Panama
13 2019 -3.0 % -3.3 % View data
105 #105
North Korea
13 2019 -8.0 % -5.8 % View data
106 #106
Seychelles
13 2019 +0.8 % -0.2 % View data
107 #107
Mongolia
12 2019 -11.4 % -5.8 % View data
108 #108
Jamaica
12 2019 -2.4 % -3.0 % View data
109 #109
Brazil
12 2019 -6.3 % -3.7 % View data
110 #110
Colombia
12 2019 -3.3 % -3.2 % View data
111 #111
Iran
12 2019 -6.5 % -4.1 % View data
112 #112
Ecuador
12 2019 -5.7 % -3.0 % View data
113 #113
Barbados
11 2019 -0.9 % -2.3 % View data
114 #114
El Salvador
11 2019 -6.8 % -4.3 % View data
115 #115
Belize
11 2019 -4.5 % -5.1 % View data
116 #116
Mexico
11 2019 -4.5 % -4.5 % View data
117 #117
Armenia
10 2019 -7.3 % -5.5 % View data
117 #117
Peru
10 2019 -8.1 % -4.9 % View data
119 #119
Brunei
10 2019 +1.0 % +2.4 % View data
120 #120
Libya
10 2019 -6.9 % -4.4 % View data
121 #121
Oman
9 2019 -4.1 % -0.6 % View data
121 #121
Saint Kitts and Nevis
9 2019 -4.1 % -2.9 % View data
123 #123
Macedonia
9 2019 +0.0 % -3.7 % View data
124 #124
Argentina
8 2019 -4.5 % -4.7 % View data
125 #125
Bahamas
8 2019 -2.4 % -2.7 % View data
126 #126
Turkey
8 2019 -12.1 % -7.0 % View data
127 #127
Georgia
8 2019 -11.5 % -4.5 % View data
128 #128
Costa Rica
7 2019 -2.6 % -1.6 % View data
128 #128
Kazakhstan
7 2019 -15.9 % -8.8 % View data
130 #130
Thailand
7 2019 -6.4 % -4.9 % View data
131 #131
Ukraine
7 2019 -5.3 % -3.3 % View data
132 #132
Albania
7 2019 -10.3 % -4.7 % View data
133 #133
Malaysia
7 2019 -1.5 % -0.6 % View data
134 #134
China
6 2019 -13.5 % -8.5 % View data
134 #134
Kuwait
6 2019 -4.5 % -3.4 % View data
136 #136
United Arab Emirates
6 2019 -3.1 % -1.5 % View data
137 #137
Maldives
6 2019 -16.2 % -7.4 % View data
138 #138
Malta
6 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
139 #139
Chile
6 2019 -3.2 % -2.8 % View data
139 #139
Sri Lanka
6 2019 -6.3 % -5.6 % View data
139 #139
Uruguay
6 2019 -6.3 % -5.3 % View data
142 #142
Lebanon
6 2019 -7.8 % -4.4 % View data
143 #143
Bahrain
6 2019 -4.9 % -2.5 % View data
144 #144
Russia
6 2019 -6.6 % -5.8 % View data
145 #145
Bulgaria
6 2019 -5.1 % -5.2 % View data
145 #145
Qatar
6 2019 -3.5 % -4.4 % View data
145 #145
Romania
6 2019 -8.2 % -7.8 % View data
148 #148
United States
6 2019 -1.8 % -1.4 % View data
149 #149
Saudi Arabia
5 2019 -11.7 % -7.7 % View data
150 #150
Bosnia and Herzegovina
5 2019 -4.0 % -2.3 % View data
151 #151
Antigua and Barbuda
5 2019 -8.0 % -5.2 % View data
151 #151
New Zealand
5 2019 -2.1 % -1.6 % View data
153 #153
Serbia
5 2019 -6.3 % -4.6 % View data
154 #154
Slovakia
4 2019 -4.3 % -3.3 % View data
155 #155
Canada
4 2019 -2.3 % -2.2 % View data
156 #156
Croatia
4 2019 -5.0 % -2.0 % View data
157 #157
Denmark
4 2019 +0.0 % +0.6 % View data
157 #157
Greece
4 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
157 #157
Switzerland
4 2019 -2.7 % -1.1 % View data
160 #160
Cuba
4 2019 -5.4 % -3.6 % View data
160 #160
Poland
4 2019 -7.9 % -4.0 % View data
160 #160
United Kingdom
4 2019 -2.8 % -2.1 % View data
163 #163
Hungary
3 2019 -5.6 % -5.5 % View data
164 #164
France
3 2019 -2.9 % -0.6 % View data
165 #165
Netherlands
3 2019 -3.0 % -1.8 % View data
166 #166
Lithuania
3 2019 -6.1 % -5.0 % View data
167 #167
Australia
3 2019 -3.2 % -1.9 % View data
167 #167
Germany
3 2019 -3.2 % -1.9 % View data
167 #167
Ireland
3 2019 -3.2 % -1.9 % View data
170 #170
Latvia
3 2019 -12.1 % -8.8 % View data
170 #170
Portugal
3 2019 -6.5 % -0.7 % View data
172 #172
Austria
3 2019 -3.5 % -2.0 % View data
172 #172
Belgium
3 2019 -3.5 % -3.2 % View data
172 #172
Israel
3 2019 -6.7 % -2.6 % View data
175 #175
Czech Republic
3 2019 -3.7 % +0.8 % View data
176 #176
Andorra
3 2019 -7.4 % -4.8 % View data
176 #176
Italy
3 2019 -3.9 % -3.6 % View data
176 #176
Monaco
3 2019 -3.9 % -3.6 % View data
176 #176
South Korea
3 2019 -7.4 % -4.2 % View data
180 #180
Spain
2 2019 -4.0 % -3.0 % View data
181 #181
Belarus
2 2019 -11.5 % -6.4 % View data
182 #182
Singapore
2 2019 -4.3 % +0.0 % View data
183 #183
Sweden
2 2019 -4.5 % -2.6 % View data
184 #184
Norway
2 2019 -4.8 % -2.8 % View data
185 #185
Estonia
2 2019 -14.3 % -7.8 % View data
185 #185
Luxembourg
2 2019 -5.3 % -3.9 % View data
185 #185
Montenegro
2 2019 -21.7 % -12.4 % View data
188 #188
Cyprus
2 2019 -10.5 % -5.9 % View data
188 #188
Japan
2 2019 -5.6 % -4.1 % View data
190 #190
San Marino
2 2019 -11.8 % -5.6 % View data
190 #190
Slovenia
2 2019 -11.8 % -6.5 % View data
192 #192
Iceland
1 2019 -6.7 % -4.9 % View data
193 #193
Finland
1 2019 -7.1 % -7.3 % View data

Source: World Bank

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