Australia Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Australia infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Australia in 2022 is 2.807 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.6% decline from 2021.
  • The infant mortality rate for Australia in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Infant Mortality Rate
Country Name 2022 Infant Mortality Rate
Trinidad and Tobago 20.276
Panama 12.906
Aruba 12.698
New Caledonia 10.584
Seychelles 10.056
Barbados 9.289
Argentina 9.206
Curacao 8.163
Guam 7.913
Uruguay 7.878
Oman 6.350
Kuwait 6.336
Chile 6.062
French Polynesia 5.839
Channel Islands 5.712
Qatar 5.681
United States 5.547
Saudi Arabia 5.497
Bahamas 5.348
Bahrain 5.290
UAE 4.936
Puerto Rico 4.875
Antigua and Barbuda 4.709
Malta 4.399
Canada 4.055
Lithuania 3.626
Hungary 3.609
Croatia 3.551
New Zealand 3.441
United Kingdom 3.422
Taiwan 3.323
Cyprus 3.127
Switzerland 3.069
Latvia 3.006
Poland 2.902
Australia 2.807
Denmark 2.773
France 2.748
Luxembourg 2.526
Austria 2.476
Portugal 2.457
Belgium 2.453
Greece 2.442
Israel 2.372
Macao 2.362
Germany 2.344
Italy 2.267
Netherlands 2.208
Spain 2.078
Ireland 2.036
South Korea 1.859
Sweden 1.781
Norway 1.777
Estonia 1.766
Slovenia 1.636
Japan 1.604
Finland 1.479
Singapore 1.457
Hong Kong 1.200
Iceland 1.055
Australia - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2022 2.807 -2.600%
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%