Infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 75.9 in 2018 in Somalia, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.57 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Somalia reached an all time high of 117 in 1982 and an all time low of 74.0 in 2019. When compared to Somalia's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Djibouti amounted to 49.8, 37.9 in Ethiopia, 32.8 in Kenya and 43.6 in Yemen in 2018.
Somalia has been ranked 3rd within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births.
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.