Rwanda Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Rwanda infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Rwanda in 2020 is 26.536 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.75% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Rwanda in 2019 was 27.860 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.54% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Rwanda in 2018 was 29.184 deaths per 1000 live births, a 6.55% decline from 2017.
  • The infant mortality rate for Rwanda in 2017 was 31.229 deaths per 1000 live births, a 6.15% 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
Central African Republic 77.570
Sierra Leone 76.513
Chad 71.557
Somalia 66.702
Mali 62.360
South Sudan 62.050
Benin 58.341
Guinea-Bissau 54.407
Haiti 51.772
Comoros 51.345
Liberia 51.187
Burkina Faso 50.563
Mozambique 50.311
Guinea 48.930
Afghanistan 48.869
Togo 47.070
Niger 43.495
Uganda 43.351
Yemen 42.738
Gambia 42.169
Burundi 40.160
Tanzania 38.391
Malawi 37.828
Zimbabwe 36.882
Ethiopia 34.010
Eritrea 31.645
Senegal 30.210
Tajikistan 27.233
Madagascar 26.626
Rwanda 26.536
Nepal 26.110
Rwanda - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2020 26.536 -4.750%
2019 27.860 -4.540%
2018 29.184 -6.550%
2017 31.229 -6.150%
2016 33.275 -5.790%
2015 35.320 -5.480%
2014 37.366 -5.190%
2013 39.411 -10.560%
2012 44.066 -9.550%
2011 48.720 -8.720%
2010 53.375 -8.020%
2009 58.029 -7.430%
2008 62.684 -9.160%
2007 69.004 -8.390%
2006 75.324 -7.740%
2005 81.644 -7.180%
2004 87.964 -6.700%
2003 94.284 -5.610%
2002 99.883 -5.310%
2001 105.483 -5.040%
2000 111.082 -4.800%
1999 116.682 -4.580%
1998 122.281 -10.790%
1997 137.076 -9.740%
1996 151.871 -8.880%
1995 166.667 -8.150%
1994 181.462 -7.540%
1993 196.257 8.460%
1992 180.952 9.240%
1991 165.647 10.180%
1990 150.342 11.330%
1989 135.037 12.780%
1988 119.732 0.990%
1987 118.553 1.000%
1986 117.375 1.010%
1985 116.196 1.020%
1984 115.018 1.040%
1983 113.839 -2.770%
1982 117.077 -2.690%
1981 120.315 -2.620%
1980 123.552 -2.550%
1979 126.790 -2.490%
1978 130.028 -0.700%
1977 130.943 -0.690%
1976 131.858 -0.690%
1975 132.774 -0.680%
1974 133.689 -0.680%
1973 134.604 -0.220%
1972 134.898 -0.220%
1971 135.192 -0.220%
1970 135.486 -0.220%
1969 135.780 -0.220%
1968 136.074 -0.580%
1967 136.864 -0.570%
1966 137.655 -0.570%
1965 138.445 -0.570%
1964 139.236 -0.560%
1963 140.026 -0.730%
1962 141.058 -0.730%
1961 142.089 -0.720%
1960 143.121 -0.720%
1959 144.152 -0.710%
1958 145.184 -0.700%
1957 146.214 -0.700%
1956 147.244 -0.700%
1955 148.275 -0.690%
1954 149.305 -0.690%
1953 150.335 -0.680%
1952 151.365 -0.680%
1951 152.395 -0.670%
1950 153.426 0.000%