Costa Rica - Infant Mortality

Since 2014, Costa Rica Infant Mortality was down by 1.5% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 7 among other countries in Infant Mortality at 7.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Costa Rica is overtaken by Mexico, which was ranked number 6 at 11.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Turkey at 7.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. India lead the ranking with 28.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a decrease of 5.3% compared to 2018. South Africa, Indonesia and Colombia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Luxembourg witnessed the best average annual growth at +2.7% per year, while China was the worst growing country at -9.4% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 7.50
2018 7.60
2017 7.90
2016 7.90
2015 7.70
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How does Costa Rica rank in Infant Mortality?

# 44 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
India
29 2019 -5.3 % -5.1 % View data
2 #2
South Africa
27 2019 -4.3 % -4.0 % View data
6 #6
Mexico
11 2019 -3.5 % -2.4 % View data
7 #7
Costa Rica
8 2019 -1.3 % -1.5 % View data
8 #8
Turkey
7 2019 -9.8 % -7.8 % View data
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