North Korea: Infant mortality

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 North Korea

Infant deaths per 1000 live births

 Latest value 10
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 live births
 Data availability 1985 - 2021
 Average 30
 Min - Max 10 - 55
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1985 to 2021. The average value for North Korea during that period was 30 deaths per 1000 live births with a minimum of 10 deaths per 1000 live births in 2021 and a maximum of 55 deaths per 1000 live births in 1996. The latest value from 2021 is 10 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
North Korea - Infant mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
North Korea - Infant mortality - historical chart - 1985-2021




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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 Neonatal mortality 9 2022 deaths per 1000 births
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 Child mortality 15 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 14 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 17 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 2 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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