Zambia - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Zambia Infant Mortality Rate was down by 3.5% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 33 among other countries in Infant Mortality Rate at 38.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Zambia is overtaken by Burundi, which was ranked number 32 at 38.5 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Turkmenistan with 38.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic ranked the highest with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a fall of 1.4% versus 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 38.40
2018 40.40
2017 41.50
2016 43.10
2015 44.50
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How does Zambia 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
32 #32
Burundi
39 2019 -6.1 % -4.3 % View data
33 #33
Zambia
38 2019 -5.0 % -3.5 % View data
34 #34
Turkmenistan
38 2019 -2.8 % -3.0 % View data
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