Infant Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births) fell 5.56% to 1.70 in Slovenia in 2017

Infant Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births)
Health Care | Slovenia | February 1, 2019
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Infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 1.70 in 2017 in Slovenia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.56 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Slovenia reached an all time high of 15.5 in 1981 and an all time low of 1.70 in 2017. When compared to Slovenia's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Austria amounted to 2.90, 3.90 in Croatia, 3.80 in Hungary and 2.90 in Italy in 2017.

Slovenia has been ranked 173rd within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The infant mortality rate is the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age per 1,000 live births in a given year.

Infant Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria 3.50 3.30 3.20 3.10 3.00
Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.90 5.70 5.50 5.40 5.20
Croatia 4.50 4.50 4.30 4.20 4.10
Czech Republic 2.60 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50
France 3.50 3.40 3.40 3.40 3.50
Germany 3.40 3.30 3.30 3.30 3.30
Hungary 4.90 4.80 4.70 4.50 4.30
Italy 3.30 3.20 3.10 3.00 3.00
Montenegro 5.60 5.10 4.60 4.20 3.80
Poland 4.80 4.60 4.50 4.30 4.20
Serbia 6.50 6.20 6.00 5.80 5.50
Slovakia 5.60 5.50 5.30 5.10 5.00
Slovenia 2.40 2.30 2.20 2.00 1.90
Switzerland 3.90 3.90 3.80 3.80 3.80