Botswana Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Botswana infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Botswana in 2020 is 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.
  • The infant mortality rate for Botswana in 2017 was 31.214 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.29% 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
Equatorial Guinea 63.022
Turkmenistan 41.799
Gabon 33.585
Namibia 30.928
Botswana 28.788
Guyana 25.941
South Africa 25.772
Venezuela 25.379
Dominican Republic 24.678
Iraq 22.918
Algeria 20.106
Azerbaijan 19.998
Fiji 19.469
Guatemala 19.389
Paraguay 18.413
Suriname 16.659
Grenada 14.761
Jordan 13.899
Mexico 13.120
Ecuador 12.827
Samoa 12.739
Belize 12.236
Brazil 12.225
Colombia 11.996
Peru 11.960
Tonga 11.906
Iran 11.893
Jamaica 11.334
Mauritius 10.628
Armenia 10.209
North Macedonia 10.102
Libya 9.908
China 9.295
Lebanon 9.215
Turkey 8.249
Albania 7.706
Thailand 7.317
Kazakhstan 7.212
Costa Rica 6.921
Romania 6.326
Maldives 6.168
Bulgaria 5.941
Malaysia 5.600
Russia 5.378
Serbia 4.613
Cuba 4.337
Belarus 2.767
Montenegro 2.586
Botswana - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
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%