Somalia: Infant mortality

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 Somalia

Infant deaths per 1000 live births

 Latest value 71
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 live births
 Data availability 1984 - 2021
 Average 99
 Min - Max 71 - 116
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Somalia from 1984 to 2021. The average value for Somalia during that period was 99 deaths per 1000 live births with a minimum of 71 deaths per 1000 live births in 2021 and a maximum of 116 deaths per 1000 live births in 1984. The latest value from 2021 is 71 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
Somalia - Infant mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Somalia - Infant mortality - historical chart - 1984-2021




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 621 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 35 2022 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 71 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 112 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 105 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 117 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 16 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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