Infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 16.6 in 2018 in Suriname, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.11 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Suriname reached an all time high of 47.9 in 1983 and an all time low of in. When compared to Suriname's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Brazil amounted to 12.8, 25.2 in Guyana, 16.1 in Trinidad and Tobago and 21.0 in Venezuela in 2018.
Suriname has been ranked 79th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births, 1 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.