Gambia - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Gambia Infant Mortality Rate was down by 2.4% year on year. With 38 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 35 among other countries in Infant Mortality Rate. Gambia is overtaken by Turkmenistan, which was ranked number 34 at 38.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Papua New Guinea with 37.3 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 recorded the worst performance at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 38.00
2018 39.00
2017 40.00
2016 40.90
2015 41.90
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How does Gambia 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
34 #34
Turkmenistan
38 2019 -2.8 % -3.0 % View data
35 #35
Gambia
38 2019 -2.6 % -2.4 % View data
36 #36
Papua New Guinea
37 2019 -1.8 % -2.1 % View data
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