Dominican Republic - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Dominican Republic Infant Mortality Rate decreased by 2.3% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 64 among other countries in Infant Mortality Rate at 23.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Dominican Republic is overtaken by Rwanda, which was ranked number 63 at 24 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Bangladesh at 23.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic ranked the highest with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a fall 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 recorded the worst performance at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 23.70
2018 24.10
2017 24.80
2016 25.40
2015 26.00
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How does Dominican Republic 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
63 #63
Rwanda
24 2019 -11.1 % -5.9 % View data
64 #64
Dominican Republic
24 2019 -1.7 % -2.3 % View data
65 #65
Bangladesh
23 2019 -7.2 % -5.7 % View data
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