Kenya Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Kenya infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Kenya in 2021 is 32.913 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.36% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Kenya in 2020 was 34.056 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.24% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Kenya in 2019 was 35.198 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.14% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Kenya in 2018 was 36.340 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.79% 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
Kenya - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 32.913 -3.360%
2020 34.056 -3.240%
2019 35.198 -3.140%
2018 36.340 -2.790%
2017 37.383 -2.710%
2016 38.426 -2.650%
2015 39.470 -2.570%
2014 40.513 -2.510%
2013 41.556 -4.400%
2012 43.468 -4.210%
2011 45.380 -4.040%
2010 47.291 -3.890%
2009 49.203 -3.740%
2008 51.115 -4.360%
2007 53.444 -4.170%
2006 55.772 -4.010%
2005 58.101 -3.850%
2004 60.429 -3.710%
2003 62.758 -2.550%
2002 64.400 -2.490%
2001 66.043 -2.430%
2000 67.685 -2.370%
1999 69.328 -2.310%
1998 70.970 -0.860%
1997 71.583 -0.850%
1996 72.195 -0.840%
1995 72.808 -0.830%
1994 73.420 -0.830%
1993 74.033 0.130%
1992 73.934 0.130%
1991 73.835 0.140%
1990 73.735 0.130%
1989 73.636 0.130%
1988 73.537 -0.580%
1987 73.968 -0.580%
1986 74.399 -0.580%
1985 74.831 -0.570%
1984 75.262 -0.570%
1983 75.693 -2.640%
1982 77.745 -2.570%
1981 79.797 -2.510%
1980 81.848 -2.450%
1979 83.900 -2.390%
1978 85.952 -2.500%
1977 88.160 -2.440%
1976 90.368 -2.390%
1975 92.577 -2.330%
1974 94.785 -2.280%
1973 96.993 -2.500%
1972 99.480 -2.440%
1971 101.968 -2.380%
1970 104.455 -2.330%
1969 106.943 -2.270%
1968 109.430 -2.060%
1967 111.731 -2.020%
1966 114.031 -1.980%
1965 116.332 -1.940%
1964 118.632 -1.900%
1963 120.933 -2.080%
1962 123.498 -2.040%
1961 126.064 -1.990%
1960 128.629 -1.960%
1959 131.195 -1.920%
1958 133.760 -1.280%
1957 135.499 -1.270%
1956 137.239 -1.250%
1955 138.978 -1.240%
1954 140.718 -1.220%
1953 142.457 -1.210%
1952 144.196 -1.190%
1951 145.936 -1.180%
1950 147.675 0.000%