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Benin - Infant mortality rate

63.5 (deaths per thousand live births) in 2017

In 2017, infant mortality rate for Benin was 63.5 deaths per thousand live births. Between 1968 and 2017, infant mortality rate of Benin was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 161.3 deaths per thousand live births in 1968 to 63.5 deaths per thousand live births in 2017.

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What is infant mortality rate?

Infant mortality rate is the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.

What is Benin infant mortality rate?

Date Value Change, %
2017 63.5 -2.46 %
2016 65.1 -2.25 %
2015 66.6 -2.06 %
2014 68.0 -1.88 %
2013 69.3 -1.56 %
2012 70.4 -1.26 %
2011 71.3 -1.11 %
2010 72.1 -1.10 %
2009 72.9 -1.35 %
2008 73.9 -1.34 %
2007 74.9 -1.83 %
2006 76.3