United States - Infant Mortality

Since 2014, United States Infant Mortality was down by 0.4% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 11 among other countries in Infant Mortality with 5.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. United States is overtaken by China, which was ranked number 10 at 6.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Russia with 4.9 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. India topped the ranking with 28.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a fall of 5.3% compared to 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 5.70
2018 5.70
2017 5.80
2016 5.90
2015 5.90
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How does United States 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
10 #10
China
6 2019 -12.9 % -9.4 % View data
11 #11
United States
6 2019 +0.0 % -0.3 % View data
12 #12
Russia
5 2019 -5.8 % -7.9 % View data
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