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Infant mortality rate

(deaths per thousand live births)

In 2015, infant mortality rate in United States of America was 5.58 deaths per thousand live births. In the ranking by infant mortality rate including 186 countries, United States of America has the 176th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Canada and the Australia. Compared to Burundi which at the top of the ranking with infant mortality rate of 73.3 deaths per thousand live births in 2015, United States of America has 92.39 % 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.