Lesotho Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Lesotho infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2020 is 57.539 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.94% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2019 was 59.896 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.78% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2018 was 62.252 deaths per 1000 live births, a 0.99% decline from 2017.
  • The infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2017 was 62.876 deaths per 1000 live births, a 0.98% 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
Lesotho - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2020 57.539 -3.940%
2019 59.896 -3.780%
2018 62.252 -0.990%
2017 62.876 -0.980%
2016 63.501 -0.970%
2015 64.125 -0.970%
2014 64.750 -0.950%
2013 65.374 -2.840%
2012 67.288 -2.760%
2011 69.201 -2.690%
2010 71.115 -2.620%
2009 73.028 -2.550%
2008 74.942 -1.060%
2007 75.745 -1.050%
2006 76.548 -1.040%
2005 77.351 -1.030%
2004 78.154 -1.020%
2003 78.957 1.510%
2002 77.786 1.530%
2001 76.615 1.550%
2000 75.445 1.580%
1999 74.274 1.600%
1998 73.103 2.890%
1997 71.049 2.980%
1996 68.995 3.070%
1995 66.942 3.170%
1994 64.888 3.270%
1993 62.834 -0.230%
1992 62.978 -0.230%
1991 63.122 -0.230%
1990 63.265 -0.230%
1989 63.409 -0.230%
1988 63.553 -3.250%
1987 65.686 -3.150%
1986 67.819 -3.050%
1985 69.953 -2.960%
1984 72.086 -2.870%
1983 74.219 -4.300%
1982 77.554 -4.120%
1981 80.889 -3.960%
1980 84.223 -3.810%
1979 87.558 -3.670%
1978 90.893 -3.080%
1977 93.786 -2.990%
1976 96.679 -2.910%
1975 99.573 -2.820%
1974 102.466 -2.750%
1973 105.359 -1.580%
1972 107.048 -1.550%
1971 108.736 -1.530%
1970 110.425 -1.510%
1969 112.113 -1.480%
1968 113.802 -0.170%
1967 113.996 -0.170%
1966 114.189 -0.170%
1965 114.383 -0.170%
1964 114.576 -0.170%
1963 114.770 -0.640%
1962 115.506 -0.630%
1961 116.242 -0.630%
1960 116.979 -0.630%
1959 117.715 -0.620%
1958 118.451 -1.590%
1957 120.364 -1.560%
1956 122.277 -1.540%
1955 124.191 -1.520%
1954 126.104 -1.490%
1953 128.017 -1.470%
1952 129.930 -1.450%
1951 131.843 -1.430%
1950 133.757 0.000%