Lesotho Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Lesotho infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2022 is 52.826 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.27% decline from 2021.
  • The infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2021 was 55.183 deaths per 1000 live births, a 4.09% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2020 was 57.539 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.94% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Lesotho in 2019 was 59.896 deaths per 1000 live births, a 3.78% 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
Republic of Congo 60.729
Pakistan 56.888
Nigeria 56.220
Cameroon 55.436
Angola 55.019
Lesotho 52.826
Mauritania 49.255
Zambia 40.606
Sudan 39.006
Kiribati 38.103
Papua New Guinea 37.668
Eswatini 36.266
Myanmar 34.417
Timor-Leste 32.713
Kenya 31.771
Ghana 31.768
Djibouti 29.845
India 27.695
Bolivia 26.184
Sao Tome and Principe 23.296
Bangladesh 22.614
Micronesia 22.452
Bhutan 20.473
Cambodia 20.173
Vanuatu 19.765
Uzbekistan 19.196
Philippines 17.968
Morocco 16.866
Indonesia 16.518
Vietnam 15.627
Mongolia 15.442
Cabo Verde 14.748
Nicaragua 14.557
Solomon Islands 14.192
Egypt 13.654
Honduras 13.505
El Salvador 12.482
Tunisia 10.980
Moldova 10.938
Georgia 8.208
Sri Lanka 6.665
Ukraine 6.220
Lesotho - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2022 52.826 -4.270%
2021 55.183 -4.090%
2020 57.539 -3.940%
2019 59.896 -3.780%
2018 62.252 -0.990%
2017 62.876 -0.980%
2016 63.501 -0.970%
2015 64.125 -0.970%
2014 64.750 -0.950%
2013 65.374 -2.840%
2012 67.288 -2.760%
2011 69.201 -2.690%
2010 71.115 -2.620%
2009 73.028 -2.550%
2008 74.942 -1.060%
2007 75.745 -1.050%
2006 76.548 -1.040%
2005 77.351 -1.030%
2004 78.154 -1.020%
2003 78.957 1.510%
2002 77.786 1.530%
2001 76.615 1.550%
2000 75.445 1.580%
1999 74.274 1.600%
1998 73.103 2.890%
1997 71.049 2.980%
1996 68.995 3.070%
1995 66.942 3.170%
1994 64.888 3.270%
1993 62.834 -0.230%
1992 62.978 -0.230%
1991 63.122 -0.230%
1990 63.265 -0.230%
1989 63.409 -0.230%
1988 63.553 -3.250%
1987 65.686 -3.150%
1986 67.819 -3.050%
1985 69.953 -2.960%
1984 72.086 -2.870%
1983 74.219 -4.300%
1982 77.554 -4.120%
1981 80.889 -3.960%
1980 84.223 -3.810%
1979 87.558 -3.670%
1978 90.893 -3.080%
1977 93.786 -2.990%
1976 96.679 -2.910%
1975 99.573 -2.820%
1974 102.466 -2.750%
1973 105.359 -1.580%
1972 107.048 -1.550%
1971 108.736 -1.530%
1970 110.425 -1.510%
1969 112.113 -1.480%
1968 113.802 -0.170%
1967 113.996 -0.170%
1966 114.189 -0.170%
1965 114.383 -0.170%
1964 114.576 -0.170%
1963 114.770 -0.640%
1962 115.506 -0.630%
1961 116.242 -0.630%
1960 116.979 -0.630%
1959 117.715 -0.620%
1958 118.451 -1.590%
1957 120.364 -1.560%
1956 122.277 -1.540%
1955 124.191 -1.520%
1954 126.104 -1.490%
1953 128.017 -1.470%
1952 129.930 -1.450%
1951 131.843 -1.430%
1950 133.757 0.000%