Lesotho Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Lesotho infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2021 is 55.183 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.09% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2020 was 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.
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
Lesotho - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 55.183 -4.090%
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%