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Infant mortality rate

(deaths per thousand live births)

Central African Republic is the top country by infant mortality rate in the world. As of 2015, infant mortality rate in Central African Republic was 87.05 deaths per thousand live births. The top 5 countries also includes Sierra Leone, Chad, Guinea Bissau, and Somalia.

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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.