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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 2017, infant mortality rate in Central African Republic was 87.6 deaths per thousand live births. The top 5 countries also includes Sierra Leone, Somalia, Chad, and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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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.