Iraq: Infant mortality

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 Iraq

Infant deaths per 1000 live births

 Latest value 21
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 live births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 52
 Min - Max 21 - 129
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Iraq from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Iraq during that period was 52 deaths per 1000 live births with a minimum of 21 deaths per 1000 live births in 2020 and a maximum of 129 deaths per 1000 live births in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 21 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
Iraq - Infant mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Iraq - 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 76 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 14 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 21 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 25 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 22 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 27 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 3 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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