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Infant mortality rate

(deaths per thousand live births)

In 2015, infant mortality rate in Kenya was 36.51 deaths per thousand live births. In the ranking by infant mortality rate including 186 countries, Kenya has the 6th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Ethiopia and the Madagascar. Compared to Burundi which at the top of the ranking with infant mortality rate of 73.3 deaths per thousand live births in 2015, Kenya has 50.20 % percent lower infant mortality rate.

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What is infant mortality rate?

Infant deaths per 1,000 live births. Both sexes combined. Probability of dying between birth and exact age 1. It is expressed as deaths per 1,000 births.