Iran: Infant mortality

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 Iran

Infant deaths per 1000 live births

 Latest value 11
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 live births
 Data availability 1971 - 2021
 Average 45
 Min - Max 11 - 127
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1971 to 2021. The average value for Iran during that period was 45 deaths per 1000 live births with a minimum of 11 deaths per 1000 live births in 2020 and a maximum of 127 deaths per 1000 live births in 1971. The latest value from 2021 is 11 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
Iran - Infant mortality - recent values

Historical chart
Iran - Infant mortality - historical chart - 1971-2021




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 22 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 8 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 11 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 13 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 12 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 13 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 2 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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