China Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the China infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for China in 2020 is 9.295 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.13% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for China in 2019 was 9.595 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.02% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for China in 2018 was 9.894 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.59% decline from 2017.
  • The infant mortality rate for China in 2017 was 10.370 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.4% 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
China - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2020 9.295 -3.130%
2019 9.595 -3.020%
2018 9.894 -4.590%
2017 10.370 -4.400%
2016 10.847 -4.200%
2015 11.323 -4.040%
2014 11.800 -3.880%
2013 12.276 -8.670%
2012 13.442 -7.980%
2011 14.608 -7.390%
2010 15.773 -6.880%
2009 16.939 -6.440%
2008 18.105 -9.020%
2007 19.899 -8.270%
2006 21.694 -7.640%
2005 23.488 -7.100%
2004 25.283 -6.630%
2003 27.077 -5.570%
2002 28.673 -5.270%
2001 30.269 -5.010%
2000 31.865 -4.770%
1999 33.461 -4.550%
1998 35.057 -3.420%
1997 36.300 -3.310%
1996 37.544 -3.200%
1995 38.787 -3.110%
1994 40.031 -3.010%
1993 41.274 -0.480%
1992 41.472 -0.480%
1991 41.671 -0.470%
1990 41.869 -0.470%
1989 42.068 -0.470%
1988 42.266 -1.110%
1987 42.742 -1.100%
1986 43.217 -1.090%
1985 43.693 -1.080%
1984 44.168 -1.070%
1983 44.644 -4.430%
1982 46.715 -4.250%
1981 48.786 -4.070%
1980 50.856 -3.910%
1979 52.927 -3.770%
1978 54.998 -5.810%
1977 58.388 -5.490%
1976 61.778 -5.200%
1975 65.167 -4.940%
1974 68.557 -4.710%
1973 71.947 -5.730%
1972 76.322 -5.420%
1971 80.698 -5.140%
1970 85.073 -4.890%
1969 89.449 -4.660%
1968 93.824 -8.080%
1967 102.067 -7.470%
1966 110.310 -6.950%
1965 118.552 -6.500%
1964 126.795 -6.100%
1963 135.038 0.590%
1962 134.241 0.600%
1961 133.444 0.600%
1960 132.647 0.600%
1959 131.850 0.610%
1958 131.053 0.330%
1957 130.618 0.330%
1956 130.183 0.340%
1955 129.748 0.340%
1954 129.313 0.340%
1953 128.878 0.340%
1952 128.443 0.340%
1951 128.008 0.340%
1950 127.573 0.000%