Niger: Infant mortality

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 Niger

Infant deaths per 1000 live births

 Latest value 60
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 live births
 Data availability 1967 - 2021
 Average 106
 Min - Max 60 - 138
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Niger from 1967 to 2021. The average value for Niger during that period was 106 deaths per 1000 live births with a minimum of 60 deaths per 1000 live births in 2018 and a maximum of 138 deaths per 1000 live births in 1973. The latest value from 2021 is 60 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
Niger - Infant mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Niger - Infant mortality - historical chart - 1967-2021




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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 441 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 34 2022 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 60 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 115 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 111 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 119 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 21 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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