Jamaica - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Jamaica Infant Mortality Rate was down by 3% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 108 comparing other countries in Infant Mortality Rate at 12.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Jamaica is overtaken by Mongolia, which was ranked number 107 with 12.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Brazil with 12 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic lead 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 12.10
2018 12.40
2017 12.80
2016 13.20
2015 13.70
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How does Jamaica 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
107 #107
Mongolia
12 2019 -11.4 % -5.8 % View data
108 #108
Jamaica
12 2019 -2.4 % -3.0 % View data
109 #109
Brazil
12 2019 -6.3 % -3.7 % View data
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