Australia Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Australia infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Australia in 2021 is 2.882 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.54% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Australia in 2020 was 2.957 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.47% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Australia in 2019 was 3.032 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.41% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Australia in 2018 was 3.107 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.24% 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
Trinidad and Tobago 20.702
Panama 13.211
Aruba 12.925
New Caledonia 10.816
Seychelles 10.260
Barbados 9.477
Argentina 9.461
Curacao 8.385
Guam 8.108
Uruguay 8.083
Oman 6.580
Kuwait 6.532
Chile 6.226
French Polynesia 6.044
Qatar 5.832
Channel Islands 5.813
Saudi Arabia 5.699
United States 5.614
Bahamas 5.481
Bahrain 5.460
UAE 5.081
Puerto Rico 5.020
Antigua and Barbuda 4.831
Malta 4.542
Canada 4.168
Lithuania 3.730
Hungary 3.720
Croatia 3.663
New Zealand 3.530
United Kingdom 3.507
Taiwan 3.420
Cyprus 3.230
Switzerland 3.144
Latvia 3.090
Poland 2.996
Australia 2.882
Denmark 2.863
France 2.819
Austria 2.644
Luxembourg 2.613
Portugal 2.583
Germany 2.555
Belgium 2.547
Greece 2.535
Israel 2.461
Macao 2.428
Italy 2.350
Netherlands 2.284
Ireland 2.203
Spain 2.146
South Korea 1.921
Norway 1.849
Sweden 1.846
Estonia 1.821
Slovenia 1.694
Japan 1.644
Finland 1.535
Singapore 1.499
Hong Kong 1.231
Iceland 1.105
Australia - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 2.882 -2.540%
2020 2.957 -2.470%
2019 3.032 -2.410%
2018 3.107 -3.240%
2017 3.211 -3.140%
2016 3.315 -3.040%
2015 3.419 -2.950%
2014 3.523 -2.870%
2013 3.627 -4.120%
2012 3.783 -3.960%
2011 3.939 -3.790%
2010 4.094 -3.670%
2009 4.250 -3.540%
2008 4.406 -2.370%
2007 4.513 -2.320%
2006 4.620 -2.260%
2005 4.727 -2.210%
2004 4.834 -2.170%
2003 4.941 -2.060%
2002 5.045 -2.000%
2001 5.148 -1.980%
2000 5.252 -1.920%
1999 5.355 -1.910%
1998 5.459 -3.700%
1997 5.669 -3.590%
1996 5.880 -3.450%
1995 6.090 -3.350%
1994 6.301 -3.230%
1993 6.511 -6.180%
1992 6.940 -5.820%
1991 7.369 -5.510%
1990 7.799 -5.210%
1989 8.228 -4.960%
1988 8.657 -2.920%
1987 8.917 -2.840%
1986 9.178 -2.750%
1985 9.438 -2.690%
1984 9.699 -2.610%
1983 9.959 -4.440%
1982 10.422 -4.250%
1981 10.885 -4.070%
1980 11.347 -3.920%
1979 11.810 -3.770%
1978 12.273 -6.320%
1977 13.101 -5.950%
1976 13.930 -5.610%
1975 14.758 -5.320%
1974 15.587 -5.040%
1973 16.415 -2.160%
1972 16.778 -2.120%
1971 17.142 -2.070%
1970 17.505 -2.040%
1969 17.869 -1.990%
1968 18.232 -1.390%
1967 18.489 -1.380%
1966 18.747 -1.350%
1965 19.004 -1.340%
1964 19.262 -1.320%
1963 19.519 -1.850%
1962 19.886 -1.810%
1961 20.252 -1.780%
1960 20.619 -1.740%
1959 20.985 -1.720%
1958 21.352 -2.140%
1957 21.818 -2.090%
1956 22.284 -2.040%
1955 22.749 -2.010%
1954 23.215 -1.970%
1953 23.681 -1.930%
1952 24.147 -1.890%
1951 24.613 -1.850%
1950 25.078 0.000%