Burkina Faso: Infant mortality

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 Burkina Faso

Infant deaths per 1000 live births

 Latest value 52
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 live births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 103
 Min - Max 52 - 157
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 103 deaths per 1000 live births with a minimum of 52 deaths per 1000 live births in 2021 and a maximum of 157 deaths per 1000 live births in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 52 deaths per 1000 live births. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 20 deaths per 1000 live births. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Burkina Faso - Infant mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Burkina Faso - Infant mortality - historical chart - 1960-2021




Definition: Infant mortality rate is the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 264 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 25 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 52 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 83 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 78 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 87 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 11 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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