Costa Rica Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Costa Rica infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Costa Rica in 2021 is 6.722 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.88% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Costa Rica in 2020 was 6.921 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.78% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Costa Rica in 2019 was 7.119 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.72% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Costa Rica in 2018 was 7.318 deaths per 1000 live births, a 5.22% 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
Costa Rica - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 6.722 -2.880%
2020 6.921 -2.780%
2019 7.119 -2.720%
2018 7.318 -5.220%
2017 7.721 -4.960%
2016 8.124 -4.730%
2015 8.527 -4.510%
2014 8.930 -4.320%
2013 9.333 -1.460%
2012 9.471 -1.440%
2011 9.609 -1.420%
2010 9.747 -1.400%
2009 9.885 -1.380%
2008 10.023 -1.700%
2007 10.196 -1.680%
2006 10.370 -1.640%
2005 10.543 -1.620%
2004 10.717 -1.590%
2003 10.890 -2.640%
2002 11.185 -2.570%
2001 11.480 -2.510%
2000 11.775 -2.440%
1999 12.070 -2.390%
1998 12.365 -3.430%
1997 12.804 -3.320%
1996 13.244 -3.210%
1995 13.683 -3.120%
1994 14.123 -3.010%
1993 14.562 -3.700%
1992 15.122 -3.580%
1991 15.683 -3.450%
1990 16.243 -3.340%
1989 16.804 -3.230%
1988 17.364 -5.730%
1987 18.419 -5.420%
1986 19.475 -5.140%
1985 20.530 -4.890%
1984 21.586 -4.660%
1983 22.641 -9.910%
1982 25.132 -9.020%
1981 27.624 -8.270%
1980 30.115 -7.640%
1979 32.607 -7.100%
1978 35.098 -10.730%
1977 39.315 -9.690%
1976 43.532 -8.830%
1975 47.750 -8.110%
1974 51.967 -7.510%
1973 56.184 -4.570%
1972 58.877 -4.370%
1971 61.570 -4.190%
1970 64.262 -4.020%
1969 66.955 -3.870%
1968 69.648 -3.440%
1967 72.128 -3.330%
1966 74.609 -3.220%
1965 77.089 -3.120%
1964 79.570 -3.020%
1963 82.050 -2.500%
1962 84.153 -2.440%
1961 86.256 -2.380%
1960 88.359 -2.320%
1959 90.462 -2.270%
1958 92.565 -2.260%
1957 94.704 -2.210%
1956 96.843 -2.160%
1955 98.983 -2.120%
1954 101.122 -2.070%
1953 103.261 -2.030%
1952 105.400 -1.990%
1951 107.539 -1.950%
1950 109.679 0.000%