Mauritania - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Mauritania Infant Mortality Rate fell by 2.2% year on year. At 50.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 17 among other countries in Infant Mortality Rate. Mauritania is overtaken by Mozambique, which was number 16 at 51.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Liberia with 50.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic lead the ranking with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a decrease of 1.4% versus 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 50.70
2018 51.50
2017 52.80
2016 54.10
2015 55.40
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How does Mauritania 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
16 #16
Mozambique
51 2019 -5.0 % -3.5 % View data
17 #17
Mauritania
51 2019 -1.6 % -2.2 % View data
18 #18
Liberia
51 2019 -5.6 % -3.5 % View data
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