U.K. Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the U.K. infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for U.K. in 2021 is 3.507 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.39% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for U.K. in 2020 was 3.593 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.31% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for U.K. in 2019 was 3.678 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.26% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for U.K. in 2018 was 3.763 deaths per 1000 live births, a 1.54% 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
Trinidad and Tobago 20.702
Panama 13.211
Aruba 12.925
New Caledonia 10.816
Seychelles 10.260
Barbados 9.477
Argentina 9.461
Curacao 8.385
Guam 8.108
Uruguay 8.083
Oman 6.580
Kuwait 6.532
Chile 6.226
French Polynesia 6.044
Qatar 5.832
Channel Islands 5.813
Saudi Arabia 5.699
United States 5.614
Bahamas 5.481
Bahrain 5.460
UAE 5.081
Puerto Rico 5.020
Antigua and Barbuda 4.831
Malta 4.542
Canada 4.168
Lithuania 3.730
Hungary 3.720
Croatia 3.663
New Zealand 3.530
United Kingdom 3.507
Taiwan 3.420
Cyprus 3.230
Switzerland 3.144
Latvia 3.090
Poland 2.996
Australia 2.882
Denmark 2.863
France 2.819
Austria 2.644
Luxembourg 2.613
Portugal 2.583
Germany 2.555
Belgium 2.547
Greece 2.535
Israel 2.461
Macao 2.428
Italy 2.350
Netherlands 2.284
Ireland 2.203
Spain 2.146
South Korea 1.921
Norway 1.849
Sweden 1.846
Estonia 1.821
Slovenia 1.694
Japan 1.644
Finland 1.535
Singapore 1.499
Hong Kong 1.231
Iceland 1.105
United Kingdom - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 3.507 -2.390%
2020 3.593 -2.310%
2019 3.678 -2.260%
2018 3.763 -1.540%
2017 3.822 -1.520%
2016 3.881 -1.500%
2015 3.940 -1.480%
2014 3.999 -1.450%
2013 4.058 -3.680%
2012 4.213 -3.550%
2011 4.368 -3.410%
2010 4.522 -3.310%
2009 4.677 -3.210%
2008 4.832 -1.910%
2007 4.926 -1.870%
2006 5.020 -1.840%
2005 5.114 -1.800%
2004 5.208 -1.770%
2003 5.302 -2.000%
2002 5.410 -1.960%
2001 5.518 -1.920%
2000 5.626 -1.880%
1999 5.734 -1.850%
1998 5.842 -2.800%
1997 6.010 -2.720%
1996 6.178 -2.660%
1995 6.347 -2.580%
1994 6.515 -2.510%
1993 6.683 -6.440%
1992 7.143 -6.050%
1991 7.603 -5.690%
1990 8.062 -5.400%
1989 8.522 -5.120%
1988 8.982 -3.380%
1987 9.296 -3.280%
1986 9.611 -3.160%
1985 9.925 -3.080%
1984 10.240 -2.980%
1983 10.554 -5.840%
1982 11.209 -5.510%
1981 11.863 -5.230%
1980 12.518 -4.970%
1979 13.172 -4.740%
1978 13.827 -4.380%
1977 14.460 -4.190%
1976 15.092 -4.030%
1975 15.725 -3.860%
1974 16.357 -3.730%
1973 16.990 -2.130%
1972 17.359 -2.080%
1971 17.728 -2.030%
1970 18.096 -2.000%
1969 18.465 -1.960%
1968 18.834 -3.140%
1967 19.444 -3.040%
1966 20.054 -2.950%
1965 20.663 -2.870%
1964 21.273 -2.790%
1963 21.883 -1.910%
1962 22.309 -1.870%
1961 22.735 -1.840%
1960 23.160 -1.810%
1959 23.586 -1.770%
1958 24.012 -3.400%
1957 24.858 -3.290%
1956 25.704 -3.180%
1955 26.549 -3.090%
1954 27.395 -3.000%
1953 28.241 -2.910%
1952 29.087 -2.830%
1951 29.933 -2.750%
1950 30.778 0.000%