Infant mortality per 1,000 live births reached 3.70 in 2017 in Switzerland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.63 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Switzerland reached an all time high of 21.7 in 1960 and an all time low of 3.70 in 2017. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, infant mortality per 1,000 live births in Austria amounted to 2.90, 3.50 in France, 3.10 in Germany and 2.90 in Italy in 2017.
Switzerland has been ranked 144th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of infant mortality per 1,000 live births, 9 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.