Australia Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Australia infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Australia in 2020 is 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.
  • The infant mortality rate for Australia in 2017 was 3.211 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.14% 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
Trinidad and Tobago 21.129
Panama 13.517
Aruba 13.153
New Caledonia 11.048
Seychelles 10.465
Argentina 9.715
Barbados 9.666
Curacao 8.606
Guam 8.303
Uruguay 8.288
Oman 6.809
Kuwait 6.728
Chile 6.389
French Polynesia 6.249
Qatar 5.984
Channel Islands 5.914
Saudi Arabia 5.901
United States 5.681
Bahrain 5.629
Bahamas 5.613
UAE 5.225
Puerto Rico 5.164
Antigua and Barbuda 4.953
Malta 4.686
Canada 4.280
Lithuania 3.833
Hungary 3.832
Croatia 3.776
New Zealand 3.618
United Kingdom 3.593
Taiwan 3.518
Cyprus 3.334
Switzerland 3.219
Latvia 3.175
Poland 3.089
Australia 2.957
Denmark 2.953
France 2.890
Austria 2.813
Germany 2.767
Portugal 2.709
Luxembourg 2.700
Belgium 2.641
Greece 2.629
Israel 2.551
Macao 2.493
Italy 2.434
Ireland 2.369
Netherlands 2.361
Spain 2.213
South Korea 1.982
Norway 1.921
Sweden 1.911
Estonia 1.877
Slovenia 1.751
Japan 1.684
Finland 1.592
Singapore 1.542
Hong Kong 1.261
Iceland 1.154
Australia - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
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%