Nigeria Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Nigeria infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Nigeria in 2020 is 59.181 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.44% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Nigeria in 2019 was 60.662 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.38% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Nigeria in 2018 was 62.142 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.97% decline from 2017.
  • The infant mortality rate for Nigeria in 2017 was 64.708 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.81% 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
Nigeria - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2020 59.181 -2.440%
2019 60.662 -2.380%
2018 62.142 -3.970%
2017 64.708 -3.810%
2016 67.274 -3.670%
2015 69.840 -3.540%
2014 72.406 -3.420%
2013 74.972 -3.690%
2012 77.844 -3.560%
2011 80.715 -3.440%
2010 83.587 -3.320%
2009 86.458 -3.220%
2008 89.330 -3.170%
2007 92.255 -3.070%
2006 95.180 -2.980%
2005 98.106 -2.900%
2004 101.031 -2.810%
2003 103.956 -2.720%
2002 106.865 -2.650%
2001 109.775 -2.580%
2000 112.684 -2.520%
1999 115.594 -2.450%
1998 118.503 -1.230%
1997 119.975 -1.210%
1996 121.446 -1.200%
1995 122.918 -1.180%
1994 124.389 -1.170%
1993 125.861 0.000%
1992 125.865 0.000%
1991 125.870 0.000%
1990 125.874 0.000%
1989 125.879 0.000%
1988 125.883 0.110%
1987 125.743 0.110%
1986 125.603 0.110%
1985 125.462 0.110%
1984 125.322 0.110%
1983 125.182 -1.400%
1982 126.958 -1.380%
1981 128.734 -1.360%
1980 130.510 -1.340%
1979 132.286 -1.320%
1978 134.062 -1.900%
1977 136.664 -1.870%
1976 139.266 -1.830%
1975 141.867 -1.800%
1974 144.469 -1.770%
1973 147.071 -1.630%
1972 149.514 -1.610%
1971 151.956 -1.580%
1970 154.399 -1.560%
1969 156.841 -1.530%
1968 159.284 -1.640%
1967 161.940 -1.610%
1966 164.596 -1.590%
1965 167.253 -1.560%
1964 169.909 -1.540%
1963 172.565 -1.530%
1962 175.247 -1.510%
1961 177.929 -1.490%
1960 180.612 -1.460%
1959 183.294 -1.440%
1958 185.976 -1.520%
1957 188.839 -1.490%
1956 191.702 -1.470%
1955 194.565 -1.450%
1954 197.428 -1.430%
1953 200.291 -1.410%
1952 203.154 -1.390%
1951 206.017 -1.370%
1950 208.880 0.000%