Botswana Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Botswana infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Botswana in 2021 is 28.107 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.37% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Botswana in 2020 was 28.788 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.31% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Botswana in 2019 was 29.470 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.26% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Botswana in 2018 was 30.151 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.41% 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
Equatorial Guinea 61.470
Turkmenistan 41.059
Gabon 32.740
Namibia 29.702
Botswana 28.107
Guyana 25.531
Venezuela 25.218
South Africa 25.039
Dominican Republic 24.091
Iraq 22.324
Azerbaijan 19.580
Algeria 19.538
Fiji 19.043
Guatemala 18.716
Paraguay 18.108
Suriname 16.241
Grenada 14.647
Jordan 13.534
Mexico 12.924
Ecuador 12.440
Samoa 12.387
Belize 11.951
Brazil 11.830
Colombia 11.676
Tonga 11.587
Peru 11.546
Iran 11.429
Jamaica 11.112
Mauritius 10.333
Armenia 9.924
North Macedonia 9.809
Libya 9.597
Lebanon 9.114
China 8.996
Turkey 7.922
Albania 7.547
Thailand 7.100
Kazakhstan 6.983
Costa Rica 6.722
Romania 6.147
Maldives 5.868
Bulgaria 5.768
Malaysia 5.451
Russia 5.188
Serbia 4.469
Cuba 4.262
Belarus 2.665
Montenegro 2.500
Botswana - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 28.107 -2.370%
2020 28.788 -2.310%
2019 29.470 -2.260%
2018 30.151 -3.410%
2017 31.214 -3.290%
2016 32.277 -3.190%
2015 33.341 -3.090%
2014 34.404 -3.000%
2013 35.467 -4.670%
2012 37.204 -4.460%
2011 38.942 -4.270%
2010 40.679 -4.100%
2009 42.417 -3.930%
2008 44.154 -5.510%
2007 46.731 -5.220%
2006 49.307 -4.970%
2005 51.884 -4.730%
2004 54.460 -4.520%
2003 57.037 0.210%
2002 56.915 0.210%
2001 56.793 0.220%
2000 56.671 0.220%
1999 56.549 0.220%
1998 56.427 5.460%
1997 53.505 5.780%
1996 50.583 6.130%
1995 47.660 6.530%
1994 44.738 6.990%
1993 41.816 2.700%
1992 40.716 2.780%
1991 39.616 2.860%
1990 38.516 2.940%
1989 37.416 3.030%
1988 36.316 -3.810%
1987 37.756 -3.670%
1986 39.195 -3.540%
1985 40.635 -3.420%
1984 42.074 -3.310%
1983 43.514 -5.590%
1982 46.091 -5.300%
1981 48.668 -5.030%
1980 51.244 -4.790%
1979 53.821 -4.570%
1978 56.398 -5.070%
1977 59.408 -4.820%
1976 62.419 -4.600%
1975 65.429 -4.400%
1974 68.440 -4.210%
1973 71.450 -3.770%
1972 74.248 -3.630%
1971 77.045 -3.500%
1970 79.843 -3.380%
1969 82.640 -3.270%
1968 85.438 -3.000%
1967 88.083 -2.910%
1966 90.727 -2.830%
1965 93.372 -2.750%
1964 96.016 -2.680%
1963 98.661 -2.730%
1962 101.425 -2.650%
1961 104.189 -2.590%
1960 106.954 -2.520%
1959 109.718 -2.460%
1958 112.482 -2.670%
1957 115.564 -2.600%
1956 118.647 -2.530%
1955 121.729 -2.470%
1954 124.812 -2.410%
1953 127.894 -2.350%
1952 130.976 -2.300%
1951 134.059 -2.250%
1950 137.141 0.000%