Costa Rica Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Costa Rica infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Costa Rica in 2020 is 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.
  • The infant mortality rate for Costa Rica in 2017 was 7.721 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.96% 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
Costa Rica - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
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%