Cameroon - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Cameroon Infant Mortality Rate was down by 3.3% year on year. With 48.9 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 20 among other countries in Infant Mortality Rate. Cameroon is overtaken by Comoros, which was ranked number 19 with 50.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Angola with 48.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic lead the ranking with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is -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 48.90
2018 50.60
2017 52.20
2016 54.00
2015 55.70
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How does Cameroon 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
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
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