Ghana - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Ghana Infant Mortality Rate was down by 3.7% year on year. With 33.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 45 comparing other countries in Infant Mortality Rate. Ghana is overtaken by Dominica, which was ranked number 44 at 34.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Zimbabwe at 32.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic lead the ranking with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, -1.4% compared to 2018. Sierra Leone, Somalia and Nigeria respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela recorded the best 5 years average 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 33.50
2018 34.90
2017 36.10
2016 37.40
2015 38.90
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How does Ghana 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
44 #44
Dominica
34 2019 +3.6 % +4.6 % View data
45 #45
Ghana
34 2019 -4.0 % -3.7 % View data
46 #46
Malawi
33 2019 -7.9 % -5.1 % View data
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