USA: Infant mortality

(measure: infant deaths per 1000 live births; Source: UNICEF)
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USA: Infant deaths per 1000 live births

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 12 infant deaths per 1000 live births with a minimum of 6 infant deaths per 1000 live births in 2009 and a maximum of 26 infant deaths per 1000 live births in 1960. The latest value from 2018 is 6 infant deaths per 1000 live births. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 187 countries is 21 infant 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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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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