Maldives - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Maldives Infant Mortality Rate decreased by 7.4% year on year. At 6.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 137 comparing other countries in Infant Mortality Rate. Maldives is overtaken by United Arab Emirates, which was ranked number 136 with 6.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Malta with 6.1 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% versus 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 6.20
2018 7.40
2017 7.70
2016 8.10
2015 8.60
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How does Maldives 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
136 #136
United Arab Emirates
6 2019 -3.1 % -1.5 % View data
137 #137
Maldives
6 2019 -16.2 % -7.4 % View data
138 #138
Malta
6 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
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