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Infant mortality rate

(deaths per 1,000 live births)

In 2017, infant mortality rate in Bhutan was 25.6 deaths per 1,000 live births. In the ranking by infant mortality rate including 193 countries, Bhutan has the 97th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Afghanistan and the India. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with infant mortality rate of 3 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017, Bhutan has 753.33 % percent higher infant mortality rate.

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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.