India Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the India infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for India in 2021 is 28.771 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.61% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for India in 2020 was 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.
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
India - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 28.771 -3.610%
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%