Benin Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Benin infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Benin in 2021 is 56.937 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.41% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Benin in 2020 was 58.341 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.35% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Benin in 2019 was 59.745 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.3% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Benin in 2018 was 61.149 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.08% 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
Benin - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 56.937 -2.410%
2020 58.341 -2.350%
2019 59.745 -2.300%
2018 61.149 -2.080%
2017 62.451 -2.040%
2016 63.753 -2.000%
2015 65.056 -1.960%
2014 66.358 -1.920%
2013 67.660 -1.980%
2012 69.029 -1.940%
2011 70.398 -1.910%
2010 71.767 -1.870%
2009 73.136 -1.840%
2008 74.505 -2.490%
2007 76.409 -2.430%
2006 78.314 -2.370%
2005 80.218 -2.320%
2004 82.123 -2.270%
2003 84.027 -2.160%
2002 85.886 -2.120%
2001 87.744 -2.070%
2000 89.603 -2.030%
1999 91.461 -1.990%
1998 93.320 -1.860%
1997 95.091 -1.830%
1996 96.862 -1.800%
1995 98.634 -1.760%
1994 100.405 -1.730%
1993 102.176 -2.170%
1992 104.444 -2.130%
1991 106.713 -2.080%
1990 108.981 -2.040%
1989 111.250 -2.000%
1988 113.518 -1.740%
1987 115.533 -1.720%
1986 117.549 -1.690%
1985 119.564 -1.660%
1984 121.580 -1.630%
1983 123.595 -1.850%
1982 125.927 -1.820%
1981 128.258 -1.790%
1980 130.590 -1.750%
1979 132.921 -1.720%
1978 135.253 -2.230%
1977 138.344 -2.190%
1976 141.435 -2.140%
1975 144.527 -2.090%
1974 147.618 -2.050%
1973 150.709 -1.580%
1972 153.133 -1.560%
1971 155.557 -1.530%
1970 157.982 -1.510%
1969 160.406 -1.490%
1968 162.830 -1.590%
1967 165.461 -1.570%
1966 168.092 -1.540%
1965 170.723 -1.520%
1964 173.354 -1.500%
1963 175.985 -1.840%
1962 179.286 -1.810%
1961 182.586 -1.780%
1960 185.887 -1.740%
1959 189.187 -1.710%
1958 192.488 -1.570%
1957 195.554 -1.540%
1956 198.620 -1.520%
1955 201.687 -1.500%
1954 204.753 -1.480%
1953 207.819 -1.450%
1952 210.885 -1.430%
1951 213.951 -1.410%
1950 217.018 0.000%