India Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the India infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for India in 2020 is 29.848 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.48% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for India in 2019 was 30.924 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.36% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for India in 2018 was 32.000 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.24% decline from 2017.
  • The infant mortality rate for India in 2017 was 33.416 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.07% 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
Nigeria 59.181
Pakistan 59.109
Cameroon 58.309
Angola 58.240
Lesotho 57.539
Mauritania 51.346
Zambia 43.107
Sudan 40.935
Kiribati 40.541
Papua New Guinea 39.809
Eswatini 38.811
Myanmar 36.406
Timor-Leste 35.024
Kenya 34.056
Ghana 33.701
Djibouti 31.603
India 29.848
Bolivia 27.945
Sao Tome and Principe 24.860
Bangladesh 24.730
Micronesia 23.712
Bhutan 22.268
Cambodia 21.944
Vanuatu 21.072
Uzbekistan 20.015
Philippines 18.815
Morocco 18.364
Indonesia 17.713
Mongolia 16.766
Vietnam 16.170
Cabo Verde 15.819
Nicaragua 15.667
Solomon Islands 14.824
Egypt 14.629
Honduras 14.272
El Salvador 13.527
Tunisia 11.829
Moldova 11.655
Georgia 8.789
Sri Lanka 7.120
Ukraine 6.709
India - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2020 29.848 -3.480%
2019 30.924 -3.360%
2018 32.000 -4.240%
2017 33.416 -4.070%
2016 34.833 -3.910%
2015 36.249 -3.760%
2014 37.666 -3.620%
2013 39.082 -5.040%
2012 41.157 -4.800%
2011 43.232 -4.580%
2010 45.307 -4.380%
2009 47.382 -4.200%
2008 49.457 -4.070%
2007 51.556 -3.910%
2006 53.655 -3.770%
2005 55.755 -3.630%
2004 57.854 -3.500%
2003 59.953 -3.630%
2002 62.212 -3.500%
2001 64.471 -3.380%
2000 66.729 -3.270%
1999 68.988 -3.170%
1998 71.247 -2.960%
1997 73.419 -2.870%
1996 75.591 -2.790%
1995 77.764 -2.720%
1994 79.936 -2.650%
1993 82.108 -2.640%
1992 84.336 -2.570%
1991 86.564 -2.510%
1990 88.791 -2.450%
1989 91.019 -2.390%
1988 93.247 -2.590%
1987 95.730 -2.530%
1986 98.213 -2.460%
1985 100.695 -2.410%
1984 103.178 -2.350%
1983 105.661 -2.790%
1982 108.688 -2.710%
1981 111.716 -2.640%
1980 114.743 -2.570%
1979 117.771 -2.510%
1978 120.798 -2.430%
1977 123.807 -2.370%
1976 126.815 -2.320%
1975 129.824 -2.260%
1974 132.832 -2.220%
1973 135.841 -1.450%
1972 137.835 -1.430%
1971 139.828 -1.410%
1970 141.822 -1.390%
1969 143.815 -1.370%
1968 145.809 -1.190%
1967 147.570 -1.180%
1966 149.330 -1.170%
1965 151.091 -1.150%
1964 152.851 -1.140%
1963 154.612 -1.510%
1962 156.989 -1.490%
1961 159.366 -1.470%
1960 161.742 -1.450%
1959 164.119 -1.430%
1958 166.496 -1.710%
1957 169.388 -1.680%
1956 172.279 -1.650%
1955 175.171 -1.620%
1954 178.062 -1.600%
1953 180.954 -1.570%
1952 183.846 -1.550%
1951 186.737 -1.530%
1950 189.629 0.000%