Benin Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Benin infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Benin in 2020 is 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.
  • The infant mortality rate for Benin in 2017 was 62.451 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.04% 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
Central African Republic 77.570
Sierra Leone 76.513
Chad 71.557
Somalia 66.702
Mali 62.360
South Sudan 62.050
Benin 58.341
Guinea-Bissau 54.407
Haiti 51.772
Comoros 51.345
Liberia 51.187
Burkina Faso 50.563
Mozambique 50.311
Guinea 48.930
Afghanistan 48.869
Togo 47.070
Niger 43.495
Uganda 43.351
Yemen 42.738
Gambia 42.169
Burundi 40.160
Tanzania 38.391
Malawi 37.828
Zimbabwe 36.882
Ethiopia 34.010
Eritrea 31.645
Senegal 30.210
Tajikistan 27.233
Madagascar 26.626
Rwanda 26.536
Nepal 26.110
Benin - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
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%