Malawi Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Malawi infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Malawi in 2021 is 36.078 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.63% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Malawi in 2020 was 37.828 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.42% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Malawi in 2019 was 39.579 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.23% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Malawi in 2018 was 41.329 deaths per 1000 live births, a 5.15% 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
Central African Republic 75.404
Sierra Leone 74.383
Chad 70.085
Somalia 65.399
South Sudan 60.894
Mali 60.641
Benin 56.937
Guinea-Bissau 53.050
Haiti 50.509
Comoros 50.468
Liberia 49.752
Burkina Faso 48.739
Mozambique 48.515
Guinea 47.573
Afghanistan 47.451
Togo 45.768
Yemen 42.492
Niger 42.091
Uganda 41.958
Gambia 40.839
Burundi 39.019
Tanzania 36.983
Malawi 36.078
Zimbabwe 35.954
Ethiopia 32.514
Eritrea 30.108
Senegal 28.942
Tajikistan 26.221
Madagascar 25.419
Rwanda 25.213
Nepal 25.199
Malawi - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 36.078 -4.630%
2020 37.828 -4.420%
2019 39.579 -4.230%
2018 41.329 -5.150%
2017 43.574 -4.900%
2016 45.818 -4.670%
2015 48.063 -4.460%
2014 50.307 -4.270%
2013 52.552 -5.700%
2012 55.727 -5.390%
2011 58.902 -5.110%
2010 62.077 -4.870%
2009 65.252 -4.640%
2008 68.427 -5.130%
2007 72.129 -4.880%
2006 75.831 -4.650%
2005 79.532 -4.450%
2004 83.234 -4.260%
2003 86.936 -4.250%
2002 90.797 -4.080%
2001 94.658 -3.920%
2000 98.519 -3.770%
1999 102.380 -3.630%
1998 106.241 -3.790%
1997 110.424 -3.650%
1996 114.607 -3.520%
1995 118.791 -3.400%
1994 122.974 -3.290%
1993 127.157 -2.150%
1992 129.954 -2.110%
1991 132.751 -2.060%
1990 135.547 -2.020%
1989 138.344 -1.980%
1988 141.141 -0.940%
1987 142.487 -0.940%
1986 143.833 -0.930%
1985 145.178 -0.920%
1984 146.524 -0.910%
1983 147.870 -0.990%
1982 149.354 -0.980%
1981 150.838 -0.970%
1980 152.322 -0.960%
1979 153.806 -0.960%
1978 155.290 -0.890%
1977 156.691 -0.890%
1976 158.093 -0.880%
1975 159.494 -0.870%
1974 160.896 -0.860%
1973 162.297 -0.880%
1972 163.734 -0.870%
1971 165.171 -0.860%
1970 166.609 -0.860%
1969 168.046 -0.850%
1968 169.483 -0.360%
1967 170.101 -0.360%
1966 170.720 -0.360%
1965 171.338 -0.360%
1964 171.957 -0.360%
1963 172.575 -0.430%
1962 173.312 -0.420%
1961 174.048 -0.420%
1960 174.785 -0.420%
1959 175.521 -0.420%
1958 176.258 -0.240%
1957 176.689 -0.240%
1956 177.121 -0.240%
1955 177.552 -0.240%
1954 177.984 -0.240%
1953 178.415 -0.240%
1952 178.846 -0.240%
1951 179.278 -0.240%
1950 179.709 0.000%