Rwanda - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Rwanda Infant Mortality Rate fell by 5.9% year on year. At 24 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 63 among other countries in Infant Mortality Rate. Rwanda is overtaken by Guyana, which was ranked number 62 at 24.6 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Dominican Republic at 23.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic ranked the highest with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a decrease 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 24.00
2018 27.00
2017 28.20
2016 29.30
2015 30.80
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How does Rwanda 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
62 #62
Guyana
25 2019 -2.0 % -2.6 % View data
63 #63
Rwanda
24 2019 -11.1 % -5.9 % View data
64 #64
Dominican Republic
24 2019 -1.7 % -2.3 % View data
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