New Zealand Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the New Zealand infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for New Zealand in 2022 is 3.441 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.52% decline from 2021.
  • The infant mortality rate for New Zealand in 2021 was 3.530 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.43% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for New Zealand in 2020 was 3.618 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.4% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for New Zealand in 2019 was 3.707 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.34% 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
Trinidad and Tobago 20.276
Panama 12.906
Aruba 12.698
New Caledonia 10.584
Seychelles 10.056
Barbados 9.289
Argentina 9.206
Curacao 8.163
Guam 7.913
Uruguay 7.878
Oman 6.350
Kuwait 6.336
Chile 6.062
French Polynesia 5.839
Channel Islands 5.712
Qatar 5.681
United States 5.547
Saudi Arabia 5.497
Bahamas 5.348
Bahrain 5.290
UAE 4.936
Puerto Rico 4.875
Antigua and Barbuda 4.709
Malta 4.399
Canada 4.055
Lithuania 3.626
Hungary 3.609
Croatia 3.551
New Zealand 3.441
United Kingdom 3.422
Taiwan 3.323
Cyprus 3.127
Switzerland 3.069
Latvia 3.006
Poland 2.902
Australia 2.807
Denmark 2.773
France 2.748
Luxembourg 2.526
Austria 2.476
Portugal 2.457
Belgium 2.453
Greece 2.442
Israel 2.372
Macao 2.362
Germany 2.344
Italy 2.267
Netherlands 2.208
Spain 2.078
Ireland 2.036
South Korea 1.859
Sweden 1.781
Norway 1.777
Estonia 1.766
Slovenia 1.636
Japan 1.604
Finland 1.479
Singapore 1.457
Hong Kong 1.200
Iceland 1.055
New Zealand - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2022 3.441 -2.520%
2021 3.530 -2.430%
2020 3.618 -2.400%
2019 3.707 -2.340%
2018 3.796 -2.920%
2017 3.910 -2.830%
2016 4.024 -2.730%
2015 4.137 -2.680%
2014 4.251 -2.610%
2013 4.365 -2.610%
2012 4.482 -2.540%
2011 4.599 -2.500%
2010 4.717 -2.420%
2009 4.834 -2.360%
2008 4.951 -1.770%
2007 5.040 -1.740%
2006 5.129 -1.690%
2005 5.217 -1.680%
2004 5.306 -1.650%
2003 5.395 -2.920%
2002 5.557 -2.820%
2001 5.718 -2.760%
2000 5.880 -2.670%
1999 6.041 -2.610%
1998 6.203 -3.590%
1997 6.434 -3.470%
1996 6.665 -3.340%
1995 6.895 -3.240%
1994 7.126 -3.140%
1993 7.357 -7.850%
1992 7.984 -7.270%
1991 8.610 -6.790%
1990 9.237 -6.350%
1989 9.863 -5.980%
1988 10.490 -2.470%
1987 10.756 -2.420%
1986 11.023 -2.360%
1985 11.289 -2.310%
1984 11.556 -2.250%
1983 11.822 -2.920%
1982 12.177 -2.820%
1981 12.531 -2.750%
1980 12.886 -2.670%
1979 13.240 -2.610%
1978 13.595 -3.360%
1977 14.068 -3.260%
1976 14.542 -3.150%
1975 15.015 -3.060%
1974 15.489 -2.960%
1973 15.962 -2.370%
1972 16.350 -2.320%
1971 16.738 -2.260%
1970 17.125 -2.220%
1969 17.513 -2.170%
1968 17.901 -2.970%
1967 18.448 -2.880%
1966 18.995 -2.800%
1965 19.542 -2.720%
1964 20.089 -2.650%
1963 20.636 -3.110%
1962 21.298 -3.010%
1961 21.960 -2.930%
1960 22.622 -2.840%
1959 23.284 -2.760%
1958 23.946 -2.130%
1957 24.468 -2.090%
1956 24.990 -2.050%
1955 25.512 -2.010%
1954 26.034 -1.970%
1953 26.556 -1.930%
1952 27.078 -1.890%
1951 27.600 -1.860%
1950 28.122 0.000%