Ireland Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Ireland infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Ireland in 2021 is 2.203 deaths per 1000 live births, a 7.01% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Ireland in 2020 was 2.369 deaths per 1000 live births, a 6.59% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Ireland in 2019 was 2.536 deaths per 1000 live births, a 6.18% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Ireland in 2018 was 2.703 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.82% 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
Ireland - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 2.203 -7.010%
2020 2.369 -6.590%
2019 2.536 -6.180%
2018 2.703 -4.820%
2017 2.840 -4.600%
2016 2.977 -4.400%
2015 3.114 -4.210%
2014 3.251 -4.040%
2013 3.388 -1.830%
2012 3.451 -1.820%
2011 3.515 -1.760%
2010 3.578 -1.760%
2009 3.642 -1.700%
2008 3.705 -7.680%
2007 4.013 -7.130%
2006 4.321 -6.650%
2005 4.629 -6.240%
2004 4.937 -5.870%
2003 5.245 -3.100%
2002 5.413 -3.010%
2001 5.581 -2.920%
2000 5.749 -2.840%
1999 5.917 -2.760%
1998 6.085 -1.600%
1997 6.184 -1.580%
1996 6.283 -1.540%
1995 6.381 -1.530%
1994 6.480 -1.500%
1993 6.579 -5.020%
1992 6.927 -4.780%
1991 7.275 -4.580%
1990 7.624 -4.370%
1989 7.972 -4.180%
1988 8.320 -3.800%
1987 8.649 -3.660%
1986 8.978 -3.550%
1985 9.308 -3.410%
1984 9.637 -3.300%
1983 9.966 -8.520%
1982 10.894 -7.850%
1981 11.822 -7.280%
1980 12.750 -6.780%
1979 13.678 -6.350%
1978 14.606 -4.520%
1977 15.298 -4.330%
1976 15.990 -4.150%
1975 16.682 -3.980%
1974 17.374 -3.830%
1973 18.066 -4.520%
1972 18.922 -4.330%
1971 19.779 -4.150%
1970 20.635 -3.990%
1969 21.492 -3.830%
1968 22.348 -4.570%
1967 23.418 -4.370%
1966 24.488 -4.180%
1965 25.557 -4.020%
1964 26.627 -3.860%
1963 27.697 -4.000%
1962 28.852 -3.850%
1961 30.007 -3.710%
1960 31.163 -3.570%
1959 32.318 -3.450%
1958 33.473 -4.060%
1957 34.891 -3.910%
1956 36.309 -3.760%
1955 37.727 -3.620%
1954 39.145 -3.500%
1953 40.563 -3.380%
1952 41.981 -3.270%
1951 43.399 -3.160%
1950 44.817 0.000%