Infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 83.4 in 2018 in Sierra Leone, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.09 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 221 in 1960 and an all time low of 80.9 in 2019. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Burkina Faso amounted to 55.3, 65.1 in Guinea, 63.3 in Liberia and 61.8 in Mali in 2018.
Sierra Leone has been ranked 2nd within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births, 1 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.