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South Africa - Infant mortality rate

28.8 (deaths per 1,000 live births) in 2017

In 2017, infant mortality rate for South Africa was 28.8 deaths per 1,000 live births. Infant mortality rate of South Africa fell gradually from 50.3 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1998 to 28.8 deaths per 1,000 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 South Africa infant mortality rate?

Date Value Change, %
2017 28.8 -4.00 %
2016 30.0 -5.66 %
2015 31.8 -2.15 %
2014 32.5 -4.97 %
2013 34.2 -5.26 %
2012 36.1 -3.22 %
2011 37.3 -2.86 %
2010 38.4 -4.95 %
2009 40.4 -9.82 %
2008 44.8 -5.08 %
2007 47.2 -6.53 %
2006 50.5