Ghana Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Ghana infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Ghana in 2021 is 32.735 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.87% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Ghana in 2020 was 33.701 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.79% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Ghana in 2019 was 34.668 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.71% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Ghana in 2018 was 35.634 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.91% 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
Pakistan 57.998
Nigeria 57.701
Cameroon 56.872
Angola 56.629
Lesotho 55.183
Mauritania 50.301
Zambia 41.857
Sudan 39.970
Kiribati 39.322
Papua New Guinea 38.738
Eswatini 37.539
Myanmar 35.412
Timor-Leste 33.869
Kenya 32.913
Ghana 32.735
Djibouti 30.724
India 28.771
Bolivia 27.065
Sao Tome and Principe 24.078
Bangladesh 23.672
Micronesia 23.082
Bhutan 21.371
Cambodia 21.058
Vanuatu 20.418
Uzbekistan 19.606
Philippines 18.392
Morocco 17.615
Indonesia 17.116
Mongolia 16.104
Vietnam 15.899
Cabo Verde 15.284
Nicaragua 15.112
Solomon Islands 14.508
Egypt 14.142
Honduras 13.889
El Salvador 13.005
Tunisia 11.404
Moldova 11.297
Georgia 8.498
Sri Lanka 6.892
Ukraine 6.465
Ghana - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 32.735 -2.870%
2020 33.701 -2.790%
2019 34.668 -2.710%
2018 35.634 -4.910%
2017 37.474 -4.680%
2016 39.314 -4.470%
2015 41.154 -4.280%
2014 42.994 -4.100%
2013 44.834 -3.810%
2012 46.612 -3.670%
2011 48.390 -3.540%
2010 50.168 -3.420%
2009 51.946 -3.310%
2008 53.724 -2.600%
2007 55.159 -2.540%
2006 56.594 -2.470%
2005 58.030 -2.410%
2004 59.465 -2.360%
2003 60.900 -1.930%
2002 62.099 -1.890%
2001 63.298 -1.860%
2000 64.498 -1.830%
1999 65.697 -1.790%
1998 66.896 -1.650%
1997 68.017 -1.620%
1996 69.137 -1.600%
1995 70.258 -1.570%
1994 71.378 -1.550%
1993 72.499 -2.740%
1992 74.545 -2.670%
1991 76.590 -2.600%
1990 78.636 -2.530%
1989 80.681 -2.470%
1988 82.727 -2.340%
1987 84.713 -2.290%
1986 86.699 -2.240%
1985 88.685 -2.190%
1984 90.671 -2.140%
1983 92.657 -1.380%
1982 93.957 -1.370%
1981 95.258 -1.350%
1980 96.558 -1.330%
1979 97.859 -1.310%
1978 99.159 -1.450%
1977 100.616 -1.430%
1976 102.074 -1.410%
1975 103.531 -1.390%
1974 104.989 -1.370%
1973 106.446 -1.260%
1972 107.808 -1.250%
1971 109.170 -1.230%
1970 110.531 -1.220%
1969 111.893 -1.200%
1968 113.255 -1.530%
1967 115.012 -1.500%
1966 116.769 -1.480%
1965 118.525 -1.460%
1964 120.282 -1.440%
1963 122.039 -1.840%
1962 124.327 -1.810%
1961 126.615 -1.770%
1960 128.902 -1.740%
1959 131.190 -1.710%
1958 133.478 -2.050%
1957 136.270 -2.010%
1956 139.062 -1.970%
1955 141.854 -1.930%
1954 144.646 -1.890%
1953 147.438 -1.860%
1952 150.230 -1.820%
1951 153.022 -1.790%
1950 155.814 0.000%