North America Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the North America infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for North America in 2020 is 5.700 deaths per 1000 live births, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for North America in 2019 was 5.700 deaths per 1000 live births, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for North America in 2018 was 5.700 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.5% decline from 2017.
  • The infant mortality rate for North America in 2017 was 5.846 deaths per 1000 live births, a 0% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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North America - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2020 5.700 0.000%
2019 5.700 0.000%
2018 5.700 -2.500%
2017 5.846 0.000%
2016 5.846 0.000%
2015 5.846 0.000%
2014 5.846 0.000%
2013 5.846 -12.120%
2012 6.652 0.000%
2011 6.652 0.000%
2010 6.652 0.000%
2009 6.652 0.000%
2008 6.652 -3.160%
2007 6.869 0.000%
2006 6.869 0.000%
2005 6.869 0.000%
2004 6.869 0.000%
2003 6.869 -5.670%
2002 7.282 0.000%
2001 7.282 0.000%
2000 7.282 0.000%
1999 7.282 0.000%
1998 7.282 -14.020%
1997 8.469 0.000%
1996 8.469 0.000%
1995 8.469 0.000%
1994 8.469 0.000%
1993 8.469 -15.560%
1992 10.030 0.000%
1991 10.030 0.000%
1990 10.030 0.000%
1989 10.030 0.000%
1988 10.030 -10.570%
1987 11.216 0.000%
1986 11.216 0.000%
1985 11.216 0.000%
1984 11.216 0.000%
1983 11.216 -19.330%
1982 13.903 0.000%
1981 13.903 0.000%
1980 13.903 0.000%
1979 13.903 0.000%
1978 13.903 -21.360%
1977 17.679 0.000%
1976 17.679 0.000%
1975 17.679 0.000%
1974 17.679 0.000%
1973 17.679 -20.380%
1972 22.205 0.000%
1971 22.205 0.000%
1970 22.205 0.000%
1969 22.205 0.000%
1968 22.205 -12.020%
1967 25.238 0.000%
1966 25.238 0.000%
1965 25.238 0.000%
1964 25.238 0.000%
1963 25.238 -8.760%
1962 27.662 0.000%
1961 27.662 0.000%
1960 27.662 0.000%
1959 27.662 0.000%
1958 27.662 -10.430%
1957 30.883 0.000%
1956 30.883 0.000%
1955 30.883 0.000%
1954 30.883 0.000%
1953 30.883 0.000%
1952 30.883 0.000%
1951 30.883 0.000%
1950 30.883 0.000%