South Africa - Total Infant Mortality Rates

Since 2014, South Africa Total Infant Mortality Rates decreased by 4% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 2 among other countries in Total Infant Mortality Rates with 26.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. India topped the ranking with 28.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a fall of 5.3% compared to 2018. Luxembourg witnessed the best average annual 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 Total Infant Mortality Rates?

# 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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