Benin Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Benin infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Benin in 2022 is 55.533 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.47% decline from 2021.
  • The infant mortality rate for Benin in 2021 was 56.937 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.41% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Benin in 2020 was 58.341 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.35% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Benin in 2019 was 59.745 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.3% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Infant Mortality Rate
Country Name 2022 Infant Mortality Rate
Central African Republic 73.237
Sierra Leone 72.253
Chad 68.614
Somalia 64.097
South Sudan 59.737
Mali 58.923
Benin 55.533
Guinea-Bissau 51.693
Comoros 49.591
Haiti 49.246
Liberia 48.317
Burkina Faso 46.914
Mozambique 46.718
Guinea 46.216
Afghanistan 46.032
Togo 44.465
Yemen 42.245
Niger 40.686
Uganda 40.564
Gambia 39.508
Burundi 37.877
Tanzania 35.576
Zimbabwe 35.025
Malawi 34.327
Ethiopia 31.019
Eritrea 28.570
Senegal 27.673
Tajikistan 25.208
Nepal 24.287
Madagascar 24.212
Rwanda 23.889
Benin - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2022 55.533 -2.470%
2021 56.937 -2.410%
2020 58.341 -2.350%
2019 59.745 -2.300%
2018 61.149 -2.080%
2017 62.451 -2.040%
2016 63.753 -2.000%
2015 65.056 -1.960%
2014 66.358 -1.920%
2013 67.660 -1.980%
2012 69.029 -1.940%
2011 70.398 -1.910%
2010 71.767 -1.870%
2009 73.136 -1.840%
2008 74.505 -2.490%
2007 76.409 -2.430%
2006 78.314 -2.370%
2005 80.218 -2.320%
2004 82.123 -2.270%
2003 84.027 -2.160%
2002 85.886 -2.120%
2001 87.744 -2.070%
2000 89.603 -2.030%
1999 91.461 -1.990%
1998 93.320 -1.860%
1997 95.091 -1.830%
1996 96.862 -1.800%
1995 98.634 -1.760%
1994 100.405 -1.730%
1993 102.176 -2.170%
1992 104.444 -2.130%
1991 106.713 -2.080%
1990 108.981 -2.040%
1989 111.250 -2.000%
1988 113.518 -1.740%
1987 115.533 -1.720%
1986 117.549 -1.690%
1985 119.564 -1.660%
1984 121.580 -1.630%
1983 123.595 -1.850%
1982 125.927 -1.820%
1981 128.258 -1.790%
1980 130.590 -1.750%
1979 132.921 -1.720%
1978 135.253 -2.230%
1977 138.344 -2.190%
1976 141.435 -2.140%
1975 144.527 -2.090%
1974 147.618 -2.050%
1973 150.709 -1.580%
1972 153.133 -1.560%
1971 155.557 -1.530%
1970 157.982 -1.510%
1969 160.406 -1.490%
1968 162.830 -1.590%
1967 165.461 -1.570%
1966 168.092 -1.540%
1965 170.723 -1.520%
1964 173.354 -1.500%
1963 175.985 -1.840%
1962 179.286 -1.810%
1961 182.586 -1.780%
1960 185.887 -1.740%
1959 189.187 -1.710%
1958 192.488 -1.570%
1957 195.554 -1.540%
1956 198.620 -1.520%
1955 201.687 -1.500%
1954 204.753 -1.480%
1953 207.819 -1.450%
1952 210.885 -1.430%
1951 213.951 -1.410%
1950 217.018 0.000%