Infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 4.60 in 2017 in Slovakia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.17 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Slovakia reached an all time high of 18.9 in 1981 and an all time low of 4.60 in 2017. When compared to Slovakia's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Austria amounted to 2.90, 2.60 in Czech Republic, 3.80 in Hungary and 4.00 in Poland in 2017.
Slovakia has been ranked 135th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births, 2 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.