Infant Mortality Rate Of African Countries 2018
Infant mortality rate is defined as the number of infants dying before reaching one year of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.
In 2018, Central African Republic had the highest infant mortality rate (84.5). The following countries also had very high infant mortality rates: Sierra Leone (78.5), Somalia (76.6), Nigeria (75.7), Chad (71.4), Democratic Republic of the Congo (68.2) .
On the other hand, Libya had the lowest infant mortality rate (10.2), followed by Tunisia (14.6), Cape Verde (16.7), and Egypt (18.1).