Africa Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Africa infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Africa in 2020 is 45.107 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.54% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Africa in 2019 was 46.281 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.47% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Africa in 2018 was 47.455 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.45% decline from 2017.
  • The infant mortality rate for Africa in 2017 was 49.151 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.33% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2020 Infant Mortality Rate
Africa - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2020 45.107 -2.540%
2019 46.281 -2.470%
2018 47.455 -3.450%
2017 49.151 -3.330%
2016 50.846 -3.230%
2015 52.542 -3.130%
2014 54.237 -3.030%
2013 55.933 -4.040%
2012 58.289 -3.880%
2011 60.645 -3.740%
2010 63.002 -3.600%
2009 65.358 -3.480%
2008 67.714 -3.790%
2007 70.381 -3.650%
2006 73.048 -3.520%
2005 75.715 -3.400%
2004 78.382 -3.290%
2003 81.049 -2.790%
2002 83.377 -2.720%
2001 85.705 -2.650%
2000 88.034 -2.580%
1999 90.362 -2.510%
1998 92.690 -1.680%
1997 94.278 -1.660%
1996 95.866 -1.630%
1995 97.453 -1.600%
1994 99.041 -1.580%
1993 100.629 -0.660%
1992 101.298 -0.660%
1991 101.968 -0.650%
1990 102.637 -0.650%
1989 103.307 -0.640%
1988 103.976 -1.390%
1987 105.441 -1.370%
1986 106.906 -1.350%
1985 108.370 -1.330%
1984 109.835 -1.320%
1983 111.300 -1.760%
1982 113.298 -1.730%
1981 115.296 -1.700%
1980 117.294 -1.670%
1979 119.292 -1.650%
1978 121.290 -1.940%
1977 123.695 -1.910%
1976 126.101 -1.870%
1975 128.506 -1.840%
1974 130.912 -1.800%
1973 133.317 -1.480%
1972 135.321 -1.460%
1971 137.324 -1.440%
1970 139.328 -1.420%
1969 141.331 -1.400%
1968 143.335 -1.530%
1967 145.567 -1.510%
1966 147.800 -1.490%
1965 150.032 -1.470%
1964 152.265 -1.440%
1963 154.497 -1.670%
1962 157.126 -1.650%
1961 159.755 -1.620%
1960 162.384 -1.590%
1959 165.013 -1.570%
1958 167.642 -1.820%
1957 170.743 -1.780%
1956 173.844 -1.750%
1955 176.945 -1.720%
1954 180.046 -1.690%
1953 183.147 -1.660%
1952 186.248 -1.640%
1951 189.349 -1.610%
1950 192.450 0.000%