Puerto Rico Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Puerto Rico infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Puerto Rico in 2022 is 4.875 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.89% decline from 2021.
  • The infant mortality rate for Puerto Rico in 2021 was 5.020 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.79% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Puerto Rico in 2020 was 5.164 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.73% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Puerto Rico in 2019 was 5.309 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.64% 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
Puerto Rico - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2022 4.875 -2.890%
2021 5.020 -2.790%
2020 5.164 -2.730%
2019 5.309 -2.640%
2018 5.453 -3.260%
2017 5.637 -3.160%
2016 5.821 -3.080%
2015 6.006 -2.970%
2014 6.190 -2.890%
2013 6.374 -2.480%
2012 6.536 -2.430%
2011 6.699 -2.360%
2010 6.861 -2.320%
2009 7.024 -2.250%
2008 7.186 -2.240%
2007 7.351 -2.200%
2006 7.516 -2.150%
2005 7.681 -2.100%
2004 7.846 -2.060%
2003 8.011 -6.840%
2002 8.599 -6.390%
2001 9.186 -6.020%
2000 9.774 -5.670%
1999 10.361 -5.370%
1998 10.949 -1.160%
1997 11.077 -1.140%
1996 11.205 -1.140%
1995 11.334 -1.120%
1994 11.462 -1.100%
1993 11.590 -3.660%
1992 12.030 -3.530%
1991 12.470 -3.410%
1990 12.910 -3.300%
1989 13.350 -3.190%
1988 13.790 -4.700%
1987 14.470 -4.490%
1986 15.150 -4.290%
1985 15.829 -4.120%
1984 16.509 -3.960%
1983 17.189 -2.790%
1982 17.683 -2.720%
1981 18.177 -2.640%
1980 18.670 -2.580%
1979 19.164 -2.510%
1978 19.658 -5.420%
1977 20.785 -5.140%
1976 21.912 -4.900%
1975 23.040 -4.660%
1974 24.167 -4.460%
1973 25.294 -5.940%
1972 26.890 -5.600%
1971 28.486 -5.310%
1970 30.082 -5.040%
1969 31.678 -4.800%
1968 33.274 -6.450%
1967 35.570 -6.070%
1966 37.867 -5.720%
1965 40.163 -5.410%
1964 42.460 -5.130%
1963 44.756 -2.880%
1962 46.081 -2.790%
1961 47.405 -2.720%
1960 48.730 -2.650%
1959 50.054 -2.580%
1958 51.379 -4.450%
1957 53.773 -4.260%
1956 56.167 -4.090%
1955 58.561 -3.930%
1954 60.955 -3.780%
1953 63.349 -3.640%
1952 65.743 -3.510%
1951 68.137 -3.390%
1950 70.531 0.000%