Infant mortality rate

(deaths per 1,000 live births)

Sierra Leone is the top country by infant mortality rate in the world. As of 2022, infant mortality rate in Sierra Leone was 76 deaths per 1,000 live births. The top 5 countries also includes Central African Republic, Nigeria, Somalia, and Chad.

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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.