Zambia Infant Mortality Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Zambia infant mortality rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2022 is 40.606 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.99% decline from 2021.
  • The infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2021 was 41.857 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.9% decline from 2020.
  • The infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2020 was 43.107 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.82% decline from 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate for Zambia in 2019 was 44.358 deaths per 1000 live births, a 2.74% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
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
Zambia - Historical Infant Mortality Rate Data
Year Infant Mortality Rate Growth Rate
2022 40.606 -2.990%
2021 41.857 -2.900%
2020 43.107 -2.820%
2019 44.358 -2.740%
2018 45.608 -3.270%
2017 47.148 -3.160%
2016 48.687 -3.070%
2015 50.227 -2.970%
2014 51.766 -2.890%
2013 53.306 -4.110%
2012 55.589 -3.940%
2011 57.872 -3.800%
2010 60.155 -3.660%
2009 62.438 -3.530%
2008 64.721 -6.820%
2007 69.458 -6.380%
2006 74.194 -6.000%
2005 78.931 -5.660%
2004 83.667 -5.360%
2003 88.404 -4.420%
2002 92.489 -4.230%
2001 96.574 -4.060%
2000 100.658 -3.900%
1999 104.743 -3.750%
1998 108.828 -1.420%
1997 110.394 -1.400%
1996 111.959 -1.380%
1995 113.525 -1.360%
1994 115.090 -1.340%
1993 116.656 0.120%
1992 116.517 0.120%
1991 116.379 0.120%
1990 116.240 0.120%
1989 116.102 0.120%
1988 115.963 1.990%
1987 113.699 2.030%
1986 111.435 2.070%
1985 109.170 2.120%
1984 106.906 2.160%
1983 104.642 0.820%
1982 103.796 0.820%
1981 102.949 0.830%
1980 102.103 0.840%
1979 101.256 0.840%
1978 100.410 -1.330%
1977 101.759 -1.310%
1976 103.109 -1.290%
1975 104.458 -1.280%
1974 105.808 -1.260%
1973 107.157 -1.660%
1972 108.968 -1.630%
1971 110.779 -1.610%
1970 112.591 -1.580%
1969 114.402 -1.560%
1968 116.213 -0.750%
1967 117.097 -0.750%
1966 117.981 -0.740%
1965 118.866 -0.740%
1964 119.750 -0.730%
1963 120.634 -1.360%
1962 122.296 -1.340%
1961 123.958 -1.320%
1960 125.620 -1.310%
1959 127.282 -1.290%
1958 128.944 -1.370%
1957 130.738 -1.350%
1956 132.532 -1.340%
1955 134.327 -1.320%
1954 136.121 -1.300%
1953 137.915 -1.280%
1952 139.709 -1.270%
1951 141.503 -1.250%
1950 143.298 0.000%