Iceland - Infant Mortality

Since 2014, Iceland Infant Mortality jumped by 0.9% year on year. At 2.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 39 comparing other countries in Infant Mortality. Iceland is overtaken by Sweden, which was ranked number 38 with 2.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Norway with 2.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. India ranked the highest with 28.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a fall of 5.3% compared to 2018. South Africa, Indonesia and Colombia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Luxembourg witnessed the best average annual growth at +2.7% per year, while China recorded the worst performance at -9.4% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 2.20
2018 2.20
2017 2.70
2016 0.70
2015 2.20
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How does Iceland rank in Infant Mortality?

# 44 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
India
29 2019 -5.3 % -5.1 % View data
2 #2
South Africa
27 2019 -4.3 % -4.0 % View data
38 #38
Sweden
2 2019 -4.2 % +0.9 % View data
39 #39
Iceland
2 2019 +0.0 % +0.9 % View data
40 #40
Norway
2 2019 -4.5 % -2.6 % View data
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