China Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the China infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for China in 2022 is 8.696 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.33% decline from 2021.
  • The infant mortality rate for China in 2021 was 8.996 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.22% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for China in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Infant Mortality Rate
Country Name 2022 Infant Mortality Rate
Equatorial Guinea 59.917
Turkmenistan 40.320
Gabon 31.894
Namibia 28.475
Botswana 27.425
Guyana 25.120
Venezuela 25.057
South Africa 24.306
Dominican Republic 23.505
Iraq 21.731
Azerbaijan 19.163
Algeria 18.969
Fiji 18.616
Guatemala 18.042
Paraguay 17.802
Suriname 15.824
Grenada 14.533
Jordan 13.168
Mexico 12.729
Ecuador 12.053
Samoa 12.034
Belize 11.667
Brazil 11.434
Colombia 11.357
Tonga 11.268
Peru 11.133
Iran 10.964
Jamaica 10.890
Mauritius 10.037
Armenia 9.640
North Macedonia 9.515
Libya 9.286
Lebanon 9.014
China 8.696
Turkey 7.595
Albania 7.387
Thailand 6.882
Kazakhstan 6.755
Costa Rica 6.524
Romania 5.968
Bulgaria 5.594
Maldives 5.568
Malaysia 5.301
Russia 4.997
Serbia 4.326
Cuba 4.188
Belarus 2.564
Montenegro 2.413
China - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2022 8.696 -3.330%
2021 8.996 -3.220%
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%