South Korea - Infant Mortality

Since 2014, South Korea Infant Mortality decreased by 2.8% year on year. With 2.6 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 33 comparing other countries in Infant Mortality. South Korea is overtaken by Austria, which was number 32 with 2.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Portugal at 2.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. India ranked the highest with 28.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a fall of 5.3% versus 2018. South Africa, Indonesia and Colombia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Luxembourg witnessed the best average annual growth at +2.7% per year, while China witnessed the worst performance at -9.4% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 2.60
2018 2.70
2017 2.80
2016 2.80
2015 2.70
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How does South Korea 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
32 #32
Austria
3 2019 -3.6 % -2.1 % View data
33 #33
South Korea
3 2019 -3.7 % -2.8 % View data
34 #34
Czech Republic
3 2019 -3.9 % +0.8 % View data
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