Papua New Guinea - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Papua New Guinea Infant Mortality Rate was down by 2.1% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 36 among other countries in Infant Mortality Rate with 37.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Papua New Guinea is overtaken by Gambia, which was ranked number 35 with 38 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by East Timor at 37.2 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 was the worst growing country at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 37.30
2018 38.00
2017 38.90
2016 39.80
2015 40.70
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How does Papua New Guinea 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
35 #35
Gambia
38 2019 -2.6 % -2.4 % View data
36 #36
Papua New Guinea
37 2019 -1.8 % -2.1 % View data
37 #37
East Timor
37 2019 -5.3 % -3.6 % View data
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