Iran Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Iran infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Iran in 2021 is 11.429 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.9% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Iran in 2020 was 11.893 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.76% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Iran in 2019 was 12.358 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.63% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Iran in 2018 was 12.823 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.52% 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
Equatorial Guinea 61.470
Turkmenistan 41.059
Gabon 32.740
Namibia 29.702
Botswana 28.107
Guyana 25.531
Venezuela 25.218
South Africa 25.039
Dominican Republic 24.091
Iraq 22.324
Azerbaijan 19.580
Algeria 19.538
Fiji 19.043
Guatemala 18.716
Paraguay 18.108
Suriname 16.241
Grenada 14.647
Jordan 13.534
Mexico 12.924
Ecuador 12.440
Samoa 12.387
Belize 11.951
Brazil 11.830
Colombia 11.676
Tonga 11.587
Peru 11.546
Iran 11.429
Jamaica 11.112
Mauritius 10.333
Armenia 9.924
North Macedonia 9.809
Libya 9.597
Lebanon 9.114
China 8.996
Turkey 7.922
Albania 7.547
Thailand 7.100
Kazakhstan 6.983
Costa Rica 6.722
Romania 6.147
Maldives 5.868
Bulgaria 5.768
Malaysia 5.451
Russia 5.188
Serbia 4.469
Cuba 4.262
Belarus 2.665
Montenegro 2.500
Iran - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 11.429 -3.900%
2020 11.893 -3.760%
2019 12.358 -3.630%
2018 12.823 -3.520%
2017 13.291 -3.390%
2016 13.758 -3.290%
2015 14.226 -3.180%
2014 14.693 -3.090%
2013 15.161 -4.980%
2012 15.956 -4.740%
2011 16.750 -4.530%
2010 17.545 -4.330%
2009 18.339 -4.150%
2008 19.134 -5.600%
2007 20.270 -5.310%
2006 21.407 -5.040%
2005 22.543 -4.800%
2004 23.680 -4.580%
2003 24.816 -5.380%
2002 26.226 -5.100%
2001 27.636 -4.860%
2000 29.047 -4.630%
1999 30.457 -4.420%
1998 31.867 -4.480%
1997 33.363 -4.290%
1996 34.859 -4.120%
1995 36.356 -3.950%
1994 37.852 -3.800%
1993 39.348 -5.050%
1992 41.439 -4.800%
1991 43.529 -4.580%
1990 45.620 -4.380%
1989 47.710 -4.200%
1988 49.801 -7.940%
1987 54.096 -7.360%
1986 58.392 -6.850%
1985 62.687 -6.410%
1984 66.983 -6.030%
1983 71.278 -6.360%
1982 76.116 -5.980%
1981 80.954 -5.640%
1980 85.792 -5.340%
1979 90.630 -5.070%
1978 95.468 -5.590%
1977 101.123 -5.300%
1976 106.779 -5.030%
1975 112.434 -4.790%
1974 118.090 -4.570%
1973 123.745 -4.610%
1972 129.719 -4.400%
1971 135.693 -4.220%
1970 141.668 -4.050%
1969 147.642 -3.890%
1968 153.616 -2.690%
1967 157.859 -2.620%
1966 162.101 -2.550%
1965 166.344 -2.490%
1964 170.586 -2.430%
1963 174.829 -2.530%
1962 179.376 -2.470%
1961 183.922 -2.410%
1960 188.469 -2.360%
1959 193.015 -2.300%
1958 197.562 -2.250%
1957 202.114 -2.200%
1956 206.666 -2.160%
1955 211.218 -2.110%
1954 215.770 -2.070%
1953 220.322 -2.020%
1952 224.874 -1.980%
1951 229.426 -1.950%
1950 233.978 0.000%