South Sudan Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the South Sudan infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for South Sudan in 2021 is 60.894 deaths per 1000 live births, a 1.86% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for South Sudan in 2020 was 62.050 deaths per 1000 live births, a 1.83% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for South Sudan in 2019 was 63.207 deaths per 1000 live births, a 1.8% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for South Sudan in 2018 was 64.363 deaths per 1000 live births, a 0.45% 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
South Sudan - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 60.894 -1.860%
2020 62.050 -1.830%
2019 63.207 -1.800%
2018 64.363 -0.450%
2017 64.653 -0.450%
2016 64.943 -0.440%
2015 65.233 -0.440%
2014 65.523 -0.440%
2013 65.813 -3.730%
2012 68.364 -3.600%
2011 70.915 -3.470%
2010 73.466 -3.360%
2009 76.017 -3.250%
2008 78.568 -5.470%
2007 83.118 -5.190%
2006 87.668 -4.930%
2005 92.217 -4.700%
2004 96.767 -4.490%
2003 101.317 -2.400%
2002 103.810 -2.350%
2001 106.303 -2.290%
2000 108.796 -2.240%
1999 111.289 -2.190%
1998 113.782 -2.730%
1997 116.978 -2.660%
1996 120.174 -2.590%
1995 123.371 -2.530%
1994 126.567 -2.460%
1993 129.763 -2.970%
1992 133.738 -2.890%
1991 137.713 -2.810%
1990 141.689 -2.730%
1989 145.664 -2.660%
1988 149.639 -1.830%
1987 152.423 -1.790%
1986 155.207 -1.760%
1985 157.991 -1.730%
1984 160.775 -1.700%
1983 163.559 -0.630%
1982 164.590 -0.620%
1981 165.621 -0.620%
1980 166.651 -0.610%
1979 167.682 -0.610%
1978 168.713 -1.430%
1977 171.158 -1.410%
1976 173.603 -1.390%
1975 176.047 -1.370%
1974 178.492 -1.350%
1973 180.937 -1.370%
1972 183.443 -1.350%
1971 185.949 -1.330%
1970 188.456 -1.310%
1969 190.962 -1.300%
1968 193.468 -1.590%
1967 196.599 -1.570%
1966 199.731 -1.540%
1965 202.862 -1.520%
1964 205.994 -1.500%
1963 209.125 -1.530%
1962 212.367 -1.500%
1961 215.609 -1.480%
1960 218.851 -1.460%
1959 222.093 -1.440%
1958 225.335 -1.980%
1957 229.889 -1.940%
1956 234.443 -1.910%
1955 238.996 -1.870%
1954 243.550 -1.840%
1953 248.104 -1.800%
1952 252.658 -1.770%
1951 257.212 -1.740%
1950 261.765 0.000%