Infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 57.2 in 2018 in Pakistan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.69 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Pakistan reached an all time high of 185 in 1960 and an all time low of 55.7 in 2019. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Afghanistan amounted to 48.0, 7.30 in China, 29.7 in India and 12.4 in Iran in 2018.
Pakistan has been ranked 15th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births, 5 places above 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.