Infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 2.90 in 2017 in Austria, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.33 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Austria reached an all time high of 37.2 in 1960 and an all time low of 2.90 in 2017. When compared to Austria's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Germany amounted to 3.10, 3.80 in Hungary, 2.90 in Italy and 3.70 in Switzerland in 2017.
Austria has been ranked 159th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births, 2 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.