Dominican Republic - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Dominican Republic Infant Mortality Rate was down by 2.2% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 176 among other countries in Infant Mortality Rate at 25.96 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Dominican Republic is overtaken by Nauru, which was number 175 at 26.08 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Sao Tome and Principe with 25.74 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic ranked the highest with 89.77 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, -1.3% compared to 2018. Central African Republic, Nigeria and Somalia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela witnessed the best average annual growth at +8.9% per year, while Montenegro was the worst growing country at -12.8% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 25.96
2018 26.40
2017 27.08
2016 27.78
2015 28.43
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How does Dominican Republic rank in Infant Mortality Rate?

# 582 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Central African Republic
90 2019 -1.3 % -2.2 % View data
3 #3
Nigeria
81 2019 -1.7 % -1.3 % View data
172 #172
Rwanda
26 2019 -10.7 % -5.7 % View data
176 #176
Dominican Republic
26 2019 -1.7 % -2.2 % View data
177 #177
Sao Tome and Principe
26 2019 -5.2 % -3.7 % View data
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