Cameroon: Infant mortality

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 Cameroon

Infant deaths per 1000 live births

 Latest value 47
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 live births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 96
 Min - Max 47 - 165
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 96 deaths per 1000 live births with a minimum of 47 deaths per 1000 live births in 2021 and a maximum of 165 deaths per 1000 live births in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 47 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
Cameroon - Infant mortality - recent values

Historical chart
Cameroon - 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 438 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 26 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 47 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 70 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 64 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 75 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 13 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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