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Response to FresnoDemocrat (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 02:14 AM

3. List of countries by infant mortality rate

Wikipedia's List of countries by infant mortality rate:

This is a list of countries by infant mortality rate. Figures are from the 2011 revision of the United Nations World Population Prospects report, by five years averages, and the CIA World Factbook.

The infant mortality rate (IMR) is the number of deaths of infants under one year old per 1,000 live births. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country. The infant mortality rate of the world is 49.4 according to the United Nations and 42.09 according to the CIA World Factbook.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_infant_mortality_rate

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Listings are ranked from the highest mortality rated countries to the lowest:
Cuba Infant mortality rate

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 26, 2012

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173 United States 5.98
174 Faroe Islands 5.94
175 Guam 5.72
176 Northern Mariana Islands 5.69
177 New Caledonia 5.62
178 Hungary 5.24
179 Taiwan 5.1
180 Greece 4.92
181 French Polynesia 4.88
182 Canada 4.85
183 Cuba 4.83
184 New Zealand 4.72
185 San Marino 4.65
186 Wallis and Futuna 4.61
187 Portugal 4.6
188 United Kingdom 4.56
189 Australia 4.55
190 Liechtenstein 4.39
191 Luxembourg 4.39
192 Belgium 4.28
193 Isle of Man 4.27
194 Austria 4.26
195 Denmark 4.19
196 Slovenia 4.12
197 Korea, South 4.08
198 Israel 4.07
199 Switzerland 4.03
200 Jersey 3.94
201 Ireland 3.81
202 Andorra 3.76
203 Netherlands 3.73
204 Czech Republic 3.7
205 Malta 3.65
206 Guernsey 3.52
207 Germany 3.51
208 Norway 3.5
209 Anguilla 3.44
210 Finland 3.4
211 France 3.37
212 Spain 3.37
213 Italy 3.36
214 Iceland 3.18
215 Macau 3.17
216 Hong Kong 2.9
217 Sweden 2.74
218 Singapore 2.65
219 Bermuda 2.47
220 Japan 2.21
221 Monaco 1.8

Definition: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise

http://www.indexmundi.com/factbook/countries

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