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Table 3 Infant mortality rate in selected countries

From: The development and reform of public health in China from 1949 to 2019

Country Income level Annual reduction 2009–2016 Ranking Absolute value in 2016(‰) Ranking
Kazakhstan upper middle-income country 9.96% 1 5.9 67
Montenegro upper middle-income country 9.68% 2 2.4 27
Latvia high-income country 8.58% 3 2.4 27
China upper middle-income country 8.22% 4 5.1 59
Estonia high-income country 7.81% 5 1.3 7
Japan high-income country 3.92% 37 0.9 2
India lower middle- income country 3.79% 43 25.4 163
ROK high-income country 2.53% 100 1.5 10
U.K. high-income country 2.47% 103 2.6 33
U.S. high-income country 1.79% 139 3.7 44
Germany high-income country 0.60% 174 2.3 25
World average 2.93% 18.6
high-income countries 1.76% 3
upper middle-income countries 4.85% 7.2
middle-income countries 3.17% 18.6
lower middle-income countries 2.91% 24.8
Low-income countries 2.75% 26.9
  1. Source: WDI The World Bank Databank (2016)