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The infant mortality rate in the World

8.6 per 1,000 live births in 2099
Date Value Change, %
2099 8.60 -0.94 %
2098 8.68 -0.95 %
2097 8.76 -0.95 %
2096 8.85 -0.95 %
2095 8.93 -0.94 %
2094 9.02 -0.96 %
2093 9.11 -0.96 %
2092 9.19 -0.97 %
2091 9.28 -0.96 %
2090 9.37 -0.98 %
2089 9.47 -0.98 %
2088 9.56
Alternate Sources
Global Health Observatory, 2019 29.4 per 1000 live births in 2017 WHO
World Development Indicators (WDI) 28.9 per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Children Mortality Rate 11.35 per 1,000 live births in 2099 UNDESA
Crude Death Rate 11.2 deaths per 1,000 population in 2099 UNDESA
Life Expectancy 81.84 years in 2099 UNDESA
Neonatal Deaths 2,475,924 Number in 2018 WB
Neonatal Mortality Rate 17.7 per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Under-5 Deaths 5,321,518 Number in 2018 WB
Macro Region (per 1,000 live births)
Africa 13.13 in 2099 UNDESA + 1 other
North America 5.5 in 2018 WB
Asia 4.91 in 2099 UNDESA
Oceania 4.1 in 2099 UNDESA
South America 2.85 in 2099 UNDESA
Europe 0.75 in 2099 UNDESA + 1 other
Central America and the Caribbean 119 timeseries
Middle East 91 timeseries
Southeast Asia 82 timeseries
Country (per 1,000 live births in 2099)

Central African Republic is the top country by infant mortality rate in the world. As of 2099, infant mortality rate in Central African Republic was 26.27 per 1,000 live births. The top 5 countries also includes Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, and South Sudan.

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Dominica 32.9 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Marshall Islands 27.4 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Nauru 26.4 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Central African Republic 26.27 UNDESA + 2 others
Chad 24.75 UNDESA + 2 others
Democratic Republic of the Congo 22.05 UNDESA + 2 others
Côte d'Ivoire 21.55 UNDESA + 2 others
South Sudan 20.87 UNDESA + 2 others
Nigeria 20.76 UNDESA + 2 others
Tuvalu 20.6 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Sierra Leone 20.08 UNDESA + 2 others
Somalia 19.72 UNDESA + 2 others
Mali 19.08 UNDESA + 2 others
Equatorial Guinea 17.53 UNDESA + 2 others
Palau 16.6 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Guinea Bissau 16.22 UNDESA + 2 others
Benin 15.74 UNDESA + 2 others
Comoros 15.45 UNDESA + 2 others
Mauritania 14.73 UNDESA + 2 others
Cameroon 14.65 UNDESA + 2 others
Lesotho 13.72 UNDESA + 2 others
Togo 13.59 UNDESA + 2 others
Guinea 13.26 UNDESA + 2 others
Angola 13.01 UNDESA + 2 others
Liberia 12.28 UNDESA + 2 others
Haiti 12.01 UNDESA + 2 others
Gambia 11.88 UNDESA + 2 others
Eswatini 11.75 UNDESA + 2 others
Zimbabwe 11.74 UNDESA + 2 others
Congo 11.69 UNDESA + 2 others
Pakistan 11.35 UNDESA + 2 others
Niger 10.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Papua New Guinea 10.67 UNDESA + 2 others
Yemen 10.45 UNDESA + 2 others
Ghana 10.29 UNDESA + 2 others
Gabon 10.09 UNDESA + 2 others
Afghanistan 9.91 UNDESA + 2 others
Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.8 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Burkina Faso 9.75 UNDESA + 2 others
Burundi 9.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Zambia 9.18 UNDESA + 2 others
Guyana 9.09 UNDESA + 2 others
Uganda 8.7 UNDESA + 2 others
Turkmenistan 8.67 UNDESA + 2 others
Sudan 8.33 UNDESA + 2 others
Micronesia (Federated States of) 8.15 UNDESA + 2 others
South Africa 8.05 UNDESA + 2 others
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 7.66 UNDESA + 2 others
Timor-Leste 7.48 UNDESA + 2 others
United Republic of Tanzania 7.45 UNDESA + 2 others
Djibouti 7.43 UNDESA + 2 others
Kenya 7.37 UNDESA + 2 others
Myanmar 6.94 UNDESA + 2 others
Mozambique 6.66 UNDESA + 2 others
Namibia 6.38 UNDESA + 2 others
Botswana 6.16 UNDESA + 2 others
Philippines 6.15 UNDESA + 2 others
Nepal 6.03 UNDESA + 2 others
Malawi 5.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Sao Tome and Principe 5.65 UNDESA + 2 others
Kiribati 5.51 UNDESA + 2 others
Bhutan 5.48 UNDESA + 2 others
Iraq 5.44 UNDESA + 2 others
Bolivia 5.33 UNDESA + 2 others
Uzbekistan 5.26 UNDESA + 2 others
Fiji 5.25 UNDESA + 2 others
India 5.22 UNDESA + 2 others
Rwanda 5.05 UNDESA + 2 others
Vanuatu 5.02 UNDESA + 2 others
Indonesia 4.88 UNDESA + 2 others
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 4.76 UNDESA + 2 others
Palestine 4.72 UNDESA + 1 other
Viet Nam 4.68 UNDESA + 2 others
Paraguay 4.63 UNDESA + 2 others
Ethiopia 4.53 UNDESA + 2 others
Trinidad and Tobago 4.53 UNDESA + 2 others
Dominican Republic 4.52 UNDESA + 2 others
Azerbaijan 4.45 UNDESA + 2 others
Madagascar 4.38 UNDESA + 2 others
Suriname 4.32 UNDESA + 2 others
Tajikistan 4.27 UNDESA + 2 others
Senegal 4.24 UNDESA + 2 others
Eritrea 4.24 UNDESA + 2 others
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 4.18 UNDESA + 2 others
Cambodia 4.18 UNDESA + 2 others
Solomon Islands 4.13 UNDESA + 2 others
Tonga 3.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Egypt 3.87 UNDESA + 2 others
Bangladesh 3.64 UNDESA + 2 others
Jamaica 3.63 UNDESA + 2 others
Mongolia 3.62 UNDESA + 2 others
Jordan 3.6 UNDESA + 2 others
Honduras 3.34 UNDESA + 2 others
Saint Lucia 3.32 UNDESA + 2 others
Belize 3.32 UNDESA + 2 others
Algeria 3.28 UNDESA + 2 others
Seychelles 3.22 UNDESA + 2 others
Guatemala 3.19 UNDESA + 2 others
Cabo Verde 3.14 UNDESA + 2 others
Grenada 3.06 UNDESA + 2 others
Mexico 3.05 UNDESA + 2 others
Mauritius 2.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Samoa 2.96 UNDESA + 2 others
Armenia 2.96 UNDESA + 2 others
El Salvador 2.9 UNDESA + 2 others
Nicaragua 2.88 UNDESA + 2 others
Panama 2.82 UNDESA + 2 others
Lebanon 2.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Andorra 2.7 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Monaco 2.6 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Colombia 2.58 UNDESA + 2 others
Brazil 2.55 UNDESA + 2 others
Kyrgyzstan 2.55 UNDESA + 2 others
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2.54 UNDESA + 2 others
Argentina 2.53 UNDESA + 2 others
Ecuador 2.52 UNDESA + 2 others
Barbados 2.52 UNDESA + 2 others
Brunei Darussalam 2.48 UNDESA + 2 others
Republic of Moldova 2.43 UNDESA + 2 others
Iran 2.39 UNDESA + 2 others
Morocco 2.35 UNDESA + 2 others
China 2.35 UNDESA + 2 others
Uruguay 2.33 UNDESA + 2 others
Peru 2.25 UNDESA + 2 others
Malaysia 2.14 UNDESA + 2 others
Thailand 2.14 UNDESA + 2 others
Libya 2.12 UNDESA + 2 others
Albania 2.11 UNDESA + 2 others
Sri Lanka 2.09 UNDESA + 2 others
Bahamas 2.05 UNDESA + 2 others
North Macedonia 2.02 UNDESA + 2 others
Tunisia 1.97 UNDESA + 2 others
Oman 1.96 UNDESA + 2 others
Kazakhstan 1.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Kuwait 1.8 UNDESA + 2 others
Qatar 1.79 UNDESA + 2 others
Saudi Arabia 1.76 UNDESA + 2 others
Bulgaria 1.75 UNDESA + 2 others
Turkey 1.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Malta 1.71 UNDESA + 2 others
San Marino 1.7 in 2018 WB + 1 other
Costa Rica 1.7 UNDESA + 2 others
Bahrain 1.63 UNDESA + 2 others
Romania 1.63 UNDESA + 2 others
Chile 1.61 UNDESA + 2 others
Syrian Arab Republic 1.6 UNDESA + 2 others
Antigua and Barbuda 1.59 UNDESA + 2 others
United Arab Emirates 1.48 UNDESA + 2 others
Maldives 1.41 UNDESA + 2 others
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.37 UNDESA + 2 others
Georgia 1.33 UNDESA + 2 others
Slovakia 1.32 UNDESA + 2 others
United States of America 1.29 UNDESA + 2 others
Taiwan Province of China 1.29 UNDESA
Cuba 1.28 UNDESA + 2 others
Ukraine 1.17 UNDESA + 2 others
Puerto Rico 1.1 UNDESA
Russian Federation 1.09 UNDESA + 2 others
Lithuania 1 UNDESA + 2 others
Latvia 0.93 UNDESA + 2 others
Cyprus 0.88 UNDESA + 2 others
Serbia 0.86 UNDESA + 2 others
Hungary 0.84 UNDESA + 2 others
Macau 0.81 UNDESA
Belarus 0.76 UNDESA + 2 others
Poland 0.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Canada 0.7 UNDESA + 2 others
Germany 0.7 UNDESA + 2 others
Croatia 0.68 UNDESA + 2 others
Montenegro 0.67 UNDESA + 2 others
United Kingdom 0.67 UNDESA + 2 others
Austria 0.66 UNDESA + 2 others
France 0.63 UNDESA + 2 others
Republic of Korea 0.59 UNDESA + 2 others
Estonia 0.56 UNDESA + 2 others
Denmark 0.56 UNDESA + 2 others
New Zealand 0.55 UNDESA + 2 others
Czech Republic 0.54 UNDESA + 2 others
Switzerland 0.54 UNDESA + 2 others
Greece 0.47 UNDESA + 2 others
Belgium 0.44 UNDESA + 2 others
Singapore 0.44 UNDESA + 2 others
Australia 0.44 UNDESA + 2 others
Ireland 0.43 UNDESA + 2 others
Israel 0.39 UNDESA + 2 others
Luxembourg 0.38 UNDESA + 2 others
Hong Kong 0.38 UNDESA
Netherlands 0.37 UNDESA + 2 others
Japan 0.34 UNDESA + 2 others
Italy 0.34 UNDESA + 2 others
Portugal 0.32 UNDESA + 2 others
Spain 0.3 UNDESA + 2 others
Slovenia 0.29 UNDESA + 2 others
Sweden 0.29 UNDESA + 2 others
Norway 0.28 UNDESA + 2 others
Finland 0.26 UNDESA + 2 others
Iceland 0.12 UNDESA + 2 others

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