Puerto Rico Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Puerto Rico infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Puerto Rico in 2020 is 5.164 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.73% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Puerto Rico in 2019 was 5.309 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.64% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Puerto Rico in 2018 was 5.453 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.26% decline from 2017.
  • The infant mortality rate for Puerto Rico in 2017 was 5.637 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.16% 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
Trinidad and Tobago 21.129
Panama 13.517
Aruba 13.153
New Caledonia 11.048
Seychelles 10.465
Argentina 9.715
Barbados 9.666
Curacao 8.606
Guam 8.303
Uruguay 8.288
Oman 6.809
Kuwait 6.728
Chile 6.389
French Polynesia 6.249
Qatar 5.984
Channel Islands 5.914
Saudi Arabia 5.901
United States 5.681
Bahrain 5.629
Bahamas 5.613
UAE 5.225
Puerto Rico 5.164
Antigua and Barbuda 4.953
Malta 4.686
Canada 4.280
Lithuania 3.833
Hungary 3.832
Croatia 3.776
New Zealand 3.618
United Kingdom 3.593
Taiwan 3.518
Cyprus 3.334
Switzerland 3.219
Latvia 3.175
Poland 3.089
Australia 2.957
Denmark 2.953
France 2.890
Austria 2.813
Germany 2.767
Portugal 2.709
Luxembourg 2.700
Belgium 2.641
Greece 2.629
Israel 2.551
Macao 2.493
Italy 2.434
Ireland 2.369
Netherlands 2.361
Spain 2.213
South Korea 1.982
Norway 1.921
Sweden 1.911
Estonia 1.877
Slovenia 1.751
Japan 1.684
Finland 1.592
Singapore 1.542
Hong Kong 1.261
Iceland 1.154
Puerto Rico - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2020 5.164 -2.730%
2019 5.309 -2.640%
2018 5.453 -3.260%
2017 5.637 -3.160%
2016 5.821 -3.080%
2015 6.006 -2.970%
2014 6.190 -2.890%
2013 6.374 -2.480%
2012 6.536 -2.430%
2011 6.699 -2.360%
2010 6.861 -2.320%
2009 7.024 -2.250%
2008 7.186 -2.240%
2007 7.351 -2.200%
2006 7.516 -2.150%
2005 7.681 -2.100%
2004 7.846 -2.060%
2003 8.011 -6.840%
2002 8.599 -6.390%
2001 9.186 -6.020%
2000 9.774 -5.670%
1999 10.361 -5.370%
1998 10.949 -1.160%
1997 11.077 -1.140%
1996 11.205 -1.140%
1995 11.334 -1.120%
1994 11.462 -1.100%
1993 11.590 -3.660%
1992 12.030 -3.530%
1991 12.470 -3.410%
1990 12.910 -3.300%
1989 13.350 -3.190%
1988 13.790 -4.700%
1987 14.470 -4.490%
1986 15.150 -4.290%
1985 15.829 -4.120%
1984 16.509 -3.960%
1983 17.189 -2.790%
1982 17.683 -2.720%
1981 18.177 -2.640%
1980 18.670 -2.580%
1979 19.164 -2.510%
1978 19.658 -5.420%
1977 20.785 -5.140%
1976 21.912 -4.900%
1975 23.040 -4.660%
1974 24.167 -4.460%
1973 25.294 -5.940%
1972 26.890 -5.600%
1971 28.486 -5.310%
1970 30.082 -5.040%
1969 31.678 -4.800%
1968 33.274 -6.450%
1967 35.570 -6.070%
1966 37.867 -5.720%
1965 40.163 -5.410%
1964 42.460 -5.130%
1963 44.756 -2.880%
1962 46.081 -2.790%
1961 47.405 -2.720%
1960 48.730 -2.650%
1959 50.054 -2.580%
1958 51.379 -4.450%
1957 53.773 -4.260%
1956 56.167 -4.090%
1955 58.561 -3.930%
1954 60.955 -3.780%
1953 63.349 -3.640%
1952 65.743 -3.510%
1951 68.137 -3.390%
1950 70.531 0.000%