Which Country Suffers from the Highest Infant Mortality?

Infant Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births), 2015
Health Care | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 172 countries in 2015, Angola ranked the highest in infant mortality per 1,000 live births with 96.0 followed by Central African Republic and Sierra Leone. On the other end of the scale was Luxembourg with 1.50, Iceland with 1.60 and Finland with 1.90.

Average infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 31.7 in 2015 in the World according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.84 % less than in the previous year and -39.7 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached an all time high of 122 in 1960 and an all time low of 31.7 in 2015. The average annual growth amounted to -2.42 % since 1960.

Data for more countries are available at Infant Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births) indicator page.