Afghanistan Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Afghanistan infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Afghanistan in 2020 is 48.869 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.82% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Afghanistan in 2019 was 50.288 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.74% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Afghanistan in 2018 was 51.707 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.15% decline from 2017.
  • The infant mortality rate for Afghanistan in 2017 was 53.386 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.05% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Infant Mortality Rate
Country Name 2020 Infant Mortality Rate
Central African Republic 77.570
Sierra Leone 76.513
Chad 71.557
Somalia 66.702
Mali 62.360
South Sudan 62.050
Benin 58.341
Guinea-Bissau 54.407
Haiti 51.772
Comoros 51.345
Liberia 51.187
Burkina Faso 50.563
Mozambique 50.311
Guinea 48.930
Afghanistan 48.869
Togo 47.070
Niger 43.495
Uganda 43.351
Yemen 42.738
Gambia 42.169
Burundi 40.160
Tanzania 38.391
Malawi 37.828
Zimbabwe 36.882
Ethiopia 34.010
Eritrea 31.645
Senegal 30.210
Tajikistan 27.233
Madagascar 26.626
Rwanda 26.536
Nepal 26.110
Afghanistan - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2020 48.869 -2.820%
2019 50.288 -2.740%
2018 51.707 -3.150%
2017 53.386 -3.050%
2016 55.064 -2.960%
2015 56.743 -2.870%
2014 58.421 -2.790%
2013 60.100 -3.870%
2012 62.519 -3.720%
2011 64.937 -3.590%
2010 67.356 -3.470%
2009 69.774 -3.350%
2008 72.193 -3.340%
2007 74.684 -3.230%
2006 77.175 -3.130%
2005 79.665 -3.030%
2004 82.156 -2.940%
2003 84.647 -2.650%
2002 86.951 -2.580%
2001 89.256 -2.520%
2000 91.560 -2.460%
1999 93.865 -2.400%
1998 96.169 -2.860%
1997 99.002 -2.780%
1996 101.835 -2.710%
1995 104.667 -2.640%
1994 107.500 -2.570%
1993 110.333 -3.290%
1992 114.083 -3.180%
1991 117.833 -3.090%
1990 121.584 -2.990%
1989 125.334 -2.910%
1988 129.084 -3.140%
1987 133.275 -3.050%
1986 137.466 -2.960%
1985 141.658 -2.870%
1984 145.849 -2.790%
1983 150.040 -2.780%
1982 154.335 -2.710%
1981 158.630 -2.640%
1980 162.926 -2.570%
1979 167.221 -2.500%
1978 171.516 -2.290%
1977 175.541 -2.240%
1976 179.566 -2.190%
1975 183.592 -2.150%
1974 187.617 -2.100%
1973 191.642 -1.990%
1972 195.528 -1.950%
1971 199.414 -1.910%
1970 203.300 -1.880%
1969 207.186 -1.840%
1968 211.072 -1.780%
1967 214.896 -1.750%
1966 218.721 -1.720%
1965 222.545 -1.690%
1964 226.370 -1.660%
1963 230.194 -2.000%
1962 234.885 -1.960%
1961 239.575 -1.920%
1960 244.266 -1.880%
1959 248.956 -1.850%
1958 253.647 -1.720%
1957 258.091 -1.690%
1956 262.535 -1.660%
1955 266.978 -1.640%
1954 271.422 -1.610%
1953 275.866 -1.590%
1952 280.310 -1.560%
1951 284.754 -1.540%
1950 289.197 0.000%