Laos - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Laos Infant Mortality Rate decreased by 3.9% year on year. With 35.8 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 41 comparing other countries in Infant Mortality Rate. Laos is overtaken by Tanzania, which was ranked number 40 at 36 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Myanmar with 35.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic topped the ranking with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, 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 witnessed the worst performance at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 35.80
2018 37.60
2017 39.00
2016 40.40
2015 42.00
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How does Laos 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
40 #40
Tanzania
36 2019 -4.3 % -3.5 % View data
41 #41
Laos
36 2019 -4.8 % -3.9 % View data
42 #42
Myanmar
36 2019 -3.5 % -3.3 % View data
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