United States - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, United States Infant Mortality Rate was down by 1.4% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 148 comparing other countries in Infant Mortality Rate with 5.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic topped the ranking with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a decrease of 1.4% compared to 2018. Sierra Leone, Somalia and Nigeria respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7.9% per year, while Montenegro was the worst growing country at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 5.50
2018 5.60
2017 5.70
2016 5.80
2015 5.80
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How does United States 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
145 #145
Romania
6 2019 -8.2 % -7.8 % View data
148 #148
United States
6 2019 -1.8 % -1.4 % View data
149 #149
Saudi Arabia
5 2019 -11.7 % -7.7 % View data
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