Nigeria Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Nigeria infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Nigeria in 2022 is 56.220 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.57% decline from 2021.
  • The infant mortality rate for Nigeria in 2021 was 57.701 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.5% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Nigeria in 2020 was 59.181 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.44% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Nigeria in 2019 was 60.662 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.38% 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
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
Nigeria - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2022 56.220 -2.570%
2021 57.701 -2.500%
2020 59.181 -2.440%
2019 60.662 -2.380%
2018 62.142 -3.970%
2017 64.708 -3.810%
2016 67.274 -3.670%
2015 69.840 -3.540%
2014 72.406 -3.420%
2013 74.972 -3.690%
2012 77.844 -3.560%
2011 80.715 -3.440%
2010 83.587 -3.320%
2009 86.458 -3.220%
2008 89.330 -3.170%
2007 92.255 -3.070%
2006 95.180 -2.980%
2005 98.106 -2.900%
2004 101.031 -2.810%
2003 103.956 -2.720%
2002 106.865 -2.650%
2001 109.775 -2.580%
2000 112.684 -2.520%
1999 115.594 -2.450%
1998 118.503 -1.230%
1997 119.975 -1.210%
1996 121.446 -1.200%
1995 122.918 -1.180%
1994 124.389 -1.170%
1993 125.861 0.000%
1992 125.865 0.000%
1991 125.870 0.000%
1990 125.874 0.000%
1989 125.879 0.000%
1988 125.883 0.110%
1987 125.743 0.110%
1986 125.603 0.110%
1985 125.462 0.110%
1984 125.322 0.110%
1983 125.182 -1.400%
1982 126.958 -1.380%
1981 128.734 -1.360%
1980 130.510 -1.340%
1979 132.286 -1.320%
1978 134.062 -1.900%
1977 136.664 -1.870%
1976 139.266 -1.830%
1975 141.867 -1.800%
1974 144.469 -1.770%
1973 147.071 -1.630%
1972 149.514 -1.610%
1971 151.956 -1.580%
1970 154.399 -1.560%
1969 156.841 -1.530%
1968 159.284 -1.640%
1967 161.940 -1.610%
1966 164.596 -1.590%
1965 167.253 -1.560%
1964 169.909 -1.540%
1963 172.565 -1.530%
1962 175.247 -1.510%
1961 177.929 -1.490%
1960 180.612 -1.460%
1959 183.294 -1.440%
1958 185.976 -1.520%
1957 188.839 -1.490%
1956 191.702 -1.470%
1955 194.565 -1.450%
1954 197.428 -1.430%
1953 200.291 -1.410%
1952 203.154 -1.390%
1951 206.017 -1.370%
1950 208.880 0.000%