South Africa - Infant Mortality

Since 2014, South Africa Infant Mortality fell by 4% year on year. At 26.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 2 among other countries in Infant Mortality. India ranked the highest with 28.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a decrease of 5.3% compared to 2018. Luxembourg recorded the best 5 years average growth at +2.7% per year, while China recorded the worst performance at -9.4% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 26.50
2018 27.70
2017 28.80
2016 30.00
2015 31.80
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How does South Africa rank in Infant Mortality?

# 44 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
India
29 2019 -5.3 % -5.1 % View data
2 #2
South Africa
27 2019 -4.3 % -4.0 % View data
3 #3
Indonesia
20 2019 -4.4 % -3.8 % View data
4 #4
Colombia
16 2019 -2.5 % -1.9 % View data
5 #5
Brazil
12 2019 -5.6 % -4.0 % View data
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