Afghanistan Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Afghanistan infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Afghanistan in 2021 is 47.451 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.9% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Afghanistan in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Infant Mortality Rate
Country Name 2021 Infant Mortality Rate
Central African Republic 75.404
Sierra Leone 74.383
Chad 70.085
Somalia 65.399
South Sudan 60.894
Mali 60.641
Benin 56.937
Guinea-Bissau 53.050
Haiti 50.509
Comoros 50.468
Liberia 49.752
Burkina Faso 48.739
Mozambique 48.515
Guinea 47.573
Afghanistan 47.451
Togo 45.768
Yemen 42.492
Niger 42.091
Uganda 41.958
Gambia 40.839
Burundi 39.019
Tanzania 36.983
Malawi 36.078
Zimbabwe 35.954
Ethiopia 32.514
Eritrea 30.108
Senegal 28.942
Tajikistan 26.221
Madagascar 25.419
Rwanda 25.213
Nepal 25.199
Afghanistan - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 47.451 -2.900%
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%