Benin - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Benin Infant Mortality Rate fell by 2% year on year. With 59.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 12 among other countries in Infant Mortality Rate. Benin is overtaken by Mali, which was ranked number 11 with 60.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Ivory Coast at 57.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic lead the ranking with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a decrease of 1.4% versus 2018. Sierra Leone, Somalia and Nigeria respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela witnessed the best average annual growth at +7.9% per year, while Montenegro was the worst growing country at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 59.40
2018 60.50
2017 61.90
2016 63.20
2015 64.40
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How does Benin rank in Infant Mortality Rate?

# 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
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
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