Zambia Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Zambia infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2020 is 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.
  • The infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2017 was 47.148 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
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
Zambia - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
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%