Infant Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births) fell 4.44% to 28.0 in Bangladesh in 2017

Infant Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births), 2017
Health Care | Bangladesh | December 30, 2020
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Infant mortality per 1,000 live births fell 4.44% to 28.0 in Bangladesh in 2017, according to World Bank / WHO.

Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 174 in 1960 and an all time low of 28.0 in 2017. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Bhutan amounted to 25.5, 7.90 in China, 31.4 in India and 38.2 in Myanmar in 2017.

Bangladesh has been ranked 57th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births, 5 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Infant Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Bangladesh 33.5 32.1 30.6 29.3 28.0
Bhutan 29.6 28.5 27.4 26.4 25.5
China 10.8 9.90 9.20 8.50 7.90
India 38.8 36.9 34.9 33.1 31.4
Japan 2.10 2.10 2.00 2.00 1.90
Laos 45.6 43.8 42.0 40.4 38.9
Myanmar 43.5 42.0 40.7 39.4 38.2
Nepal 32.3 30.9 29.7 28.5 27.4
Pakistan 65.4 63.8 62.1 60.5 58.8
Russia 8.10 7.60 7.00 6.50 5.90
Sri Lanka 8.60 8.00 7.50 7.00 6.70
Thailand 10.2 9.70 9.30 8.90 8.40
USA 6.00 5.90 5.80 5.80 5.70