Papua New Guinea: Infant mortality

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 Papua New Guinea

Infant deaths per 1000 live births

 Latest value 34
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 live births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 69
 Min - Max 34 - 133
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Papua New Guinea from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Papua New Guinea during that period was 69 deaths per 1000 live births with a minimum of 34 deaths per 1000 live births in 2021 and a maximum of 133 deaths per 1000 live births in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 34 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
Papua New Guinea - Infant mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Papua New Guinea - 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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 192 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 21 2022 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 34 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 43 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 39 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 46 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 5 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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