Infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 62.2 in 2018 in Equatorial Guinea, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.98 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Equatorial Guinea reached an all time high of 133 in 1982 and an all time low of 60.4 in 2019. When compared to Equatorial Guinea's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Cameroon amounted to 51.6, 35.7 in Congo, 32.2 in Gabon and 75.7 in Nigeria in 2018.
Equatorial Guinea has been ranked 11th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births, 3 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.