Democratic Republic of the Congo - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Democratic Republic of the Congo Infant Mortality Rate decreased by 2.6% year on year. At 66.6 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 6 comparing other countries in Infant Mortality Rate. Democratic Republic of the Congo is overtaken by Chad, which was ranked number 5 at 70.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Lesotho with 65.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic topped the ranking with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a fall of 1.4% compared to 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 66.60
2018 68.20
2017 70.00
2016 71.90
2015 73.90
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How does Democratic Republic of the Congo 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
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
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