Zambia Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Zambia infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2021 is 41.857 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.9% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2020 was 43.107 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.82% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2019 was 44.358 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.74% decline from 2018.
  • The infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2018 was 45.608 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.27% 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
Pakistan 57.998
Nigeria 57.701
Cameroon 56.872
Angola 56.629
Lesotho 55.183
Mauritania 50.301
Zambia 41.857
Sudan 39.970
Kiribati 39.322
Papua New Guinea 38.738
Eswatini 37.539
Myanmar 35.412
Timor-Leste 33.869
Kenya 32.913
Ghana 32.735
Djibouti 30.724
India 28.771
Bolivia 27.065
Sao Tome and Principe 24.078
Bangladesh 23.672
Micronesia 23.082
Bhutan 21.371
Cambodia 21.058
Vanuatu 20.418
Uzbekistan 19.606
Philippines 18.392
Morocco 17.615
Indonesia 17.116
Mongolia 16.104
Vietnam 15.899
Cabo Verde 15.284
Nicaragua 15.112
Solomon Islands 14.508
Egypt 14.142
Honduras 13.889
El Salvador 13.005
Tunisia 11.404
Moldova 11.297
Georgia 8.498
Sri Lanka 6.892
Ukraine 6.465
Zambia - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2021 41.857 -2.900%
2020 43.107 -2.820%
2019 44.358 -2.740%
2018 45.608 -3.270%
2017 47.148 -3.160%
2016 48.687 -3.070%
2015 50.227 -2.970%
2014 51.766 -2.890%
2013 53.306 -4.110%
2012 55.589 -3.940%
2011 57.872 -3.800%
2010 60.155 -3.660%
2009 62.438 -3.530%
2008 64.721 -6.820%
2007 69.458 -6.380%
2006 74.194 -6.000%
2005 78.931 -5.660%
2004 83.667 -5.360%
2003 88.404 -4.420%
2002 92.489 -4.230%
2001 96.574 -4.060%
2000 100.658 -3.900%
1999 104.743 -3.750%
1998 108.828 -1.420%
1997 110.394 -1.400%
1996 111.959 -1.380%
1995 113.525 -1.360%
1994 115.090 -1.340%
1993 116.656 0.120%
1992 116.517 0.120%
1991 116.379 0.120%
1990 116.240 0.120%
1989 116.102 0.120%
1988 115.963 1.990%
1987 113.699 2.030%
1986 111.435 2.070%
1985 109.170 2.120%
1984 106.906 2.160%
1983 104.642 0.820%
1982 103.796 0.820%
1981 102.949 0.830%
1980 102.103 0.840%
1979 101.256 0.840%
1978 100.410 -1.330%
1977 101.759 -1.310%
1976 103.109 -1.290%
1975 104.458 -1.280%
1974 105.808 -1.260%
1973 107.157 -1.660%
1972 108.968 -1.630%
1971 110.779 -1.610%
1970 112.591 -1.580%
1969 114.402 -1.560%
1968 116.213 -0.750%
1967 117.097 -0.750%
1966 117.981 -0.740%
1965 118.866 -0.740%
1964 119.750 -0.730%
1963 120.634 -1.360%
1962 122.296 -1.340%
1961 123.958 -1.320%
1960 125.620 -1.310%
1959 127.282 -1.290%
1958 128.944 -1.370%
1957 130.738 -1.350%
1956 132.532 -1.340%
1955 134.327 -1.320%
1954 136.121 -1.300%
1953 137.915 -1.280%
1952 139.709 -1.270%
1951 141.503 -1.250%
1950 143.298 0.000%