Low Birth Weight Death Rate by Country

Low Birth Weight Death Rate by Country
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017;
Low Birth Weight Death Rate by Country, total deaths by cause, Low Birth Weight Cause of Death for every country in the world.

Low Birth Weight


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate Deaths (%)
1 Angola Angola 39.75 21,166 (6.84%)
2 Pakistan Pakistan 36.53 101,682 (8.35%)
3 Mauritania Mauritania 31.60 2,144 (7.60%)
4 Central Africa Central Africa 28.47 2,275 (3.65%)
5 Chad Chad 28.14 8,360 (5.07%)
6 Comoros Comoros 27.59 371 (7.24%)
7 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 26.48 10,958 (4.29%)
8 Lesotho Lesotho 25.80 809 (3.13%)
9 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 25.01 2,834 (3.47%)
10 Nigeria Nigeria 24.87 87,318 (4.30%)
11 Mali Mali 24.84 9,170 (5.70%)
12 Benin Benin 24.78 4,777 (5.39%)
13 Afghanistan Afghanistan 24.58 13,733 (5.87%)
14 Djibouti Djibouti 24.54 283 (4.41%)
15 DR Congo DR Congo 24.39 38,204 (5.69%)
16 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 23.98 346 (4.40%)
17 India India 23.62 329,864 (3.75%)
18 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 23.18 756 (4.42%)
19 Somalia Somalia 22.27 4,954 (3.94%)
20 South Sudan South Sudan 20.93 4,621 (3.90%)
21 Burundi Burundi 20.45 4,758 (5.13%)
22 Niger Niger 20.03 9,370 (5.82%)
23 Gambia Gambia 19.96 825 (5.63%)
24 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 19.22 5,433 (4.32%)
25 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 19.11 6,781 (4.91%)
26 Mozambique Mozambique 18.46 10,036 (3.96%)
27 Guinea Guinea 18.36 4,240 (3.80%)
28 Sudan Sudan 18.16 12,202 (4.56%)
29 Ghana Ghana 17.97 8,224 (3.91%)
30 Botswana Botswana 17.86 536 (3.66%)
31 Myanmar Myanmar 17.79 9,163 (2.32%)
32 Cameroon Cameroon 17.53 7,394 (3.35%)
33 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 17.48 1,042 (2.74%)
34 Togo Togo 17.17 2,248 (3.86%)
35 Laos Laos 16.92 1,602 (3.75%)
36 Haiti Haiti 16.84 2,353 (2.85%)
37 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 16.80 1,763 (2.91%)
38 Gabon Gabon 16.71 451 (3.53%)
39 Guyana Guyana 16.68 126 (2.18%)
40 New Guinea New Guinea 16.19 1,820 (3.55%)
41 Malawi Malawi 15.75 5,251 (3.83%)
42 Liberia Liberia 15.32 1,212 (3.45%)
43 Dominican Rep. Dominican Rep. 15.13 1,814 (3.14%)
44 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 14.61 5,269 (3.12%)
45 Yemen Yemen 14.34 6,354 (4.37%)
47 Tajikistan Tajikistan 14.23 1,889 (4.42%)
48 Ethiopia Ethiopia 14.01 23,091 (3.63%)
49 Namibia Namibia 13.89 530 (3.43%)
50 Bangladesh Bangladesh 13.63 23,582 (2.99%)
51 Congo Congo 13.19 1,130 (3.50%)
52 Senegal Senegal 13.17 3,867 (4.70%)
53 Bolivia Bolivia 13.16 1,762 (2.81%)
54 Zambia Zambia 13.11 4,217 (3.64%)
55 Iraq Iraq 12.90 8,339 (4.73%)
56 Swaziland Swaziland 12.63 247 (2.20%)
57 Nepal Nepal 12.57 3,981 (2.44%)
58 Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 12.56 289 (3.85%)
60 Bhutan Bhutan 12.17 91 (2.11%)
61 Uganda Uganda 11.97 9,831 (3.80%)
62 Kenya Kenya 11.96 9,671 (3.43%)
63 Madagascar Madagascar 11.92 5,073 (3.59%)
64 Morocco Morocco 11.89 4,591 (2.61%)
66 Egypt Egypt 11.53 15,761 (3.07%)
68 Tanzania Tanzania 10.85 11,513 (3.09%)
69 Rwanda Rwanda 10.82 2,070 (3.34%)
70 North Korea North Korea 10.30 2,031 (0.93%)
71 Algeria Algeria 10.28 5,324 (3.06%)
72 Indonesia Indonesia 9.92 27,846 (1.66%)
73 Jordan Jordan 9.42 1,042 (3.93%)
74 Suriname Suriname 9.31 50 (1.42%)
75 Cape Verde Cape Verde 9.15 56 (2.19%)
76 Viet Nam Viet Nam 9.08 7,936 (1.57%)
77 Eritrea Eritrea 8.96 824 (2.93%)
78 Philippines Philippines 8.69 11,041 (1.78%)
79 Trinidad/Tob. Trinidad/Tob. 8.61 93 (0.82%)
81 Paraguay Paraguay 8.49 645 (2.00%)
82 South Africa South Africa 8.45 5,119 (1.02%)
83 Cambodia Cambodia 8.42 1,685 (2.00%)
84 Ecuador Ecuador 8.31 1,511 (2.09%)
86 Jamaica Jamaica 7.79 179 (1.05%)
87 Guatemala Guatemala 7.64 1,802 (2.34%)
88 Mongolia Mongolia 7.41 282 (1.51%)
89 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 7.40 652 (1.86%)
Country Rate
90 Solomon Isl.Solomon Isl. 7.20
91 FijiFiji 7.15
93 HondurasHonduras 7.07
94 NicaraguaNicaragua 6.92
95 TunisiaTunisia 6.78
96 VenezuelaVenezuela 6.58
97 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 6.52
98 TurkeyTurkey 6.43
99 MauritiusMauritius 6.37
100 AlbaniaAlbania 6.16
101 El SalvadorEl Salvador 6.15
102 IranIran 6.09
103 BahamasBahamas 6.03
104 PeruPeru 6.03
105 ColombiaColombia 5.93
106 BrazilBrazil 5.84
107 ArgentinaArgentina 5.82
108 ArmeniaArmenia 5.79
109 GeorgiaGeorgia 5.77
110 PanamaPanama 5.70
112 BelizeBelize 5.43
114 ThailandThailand 5.17
115 MoldovaMoldova 5.15
116 SerbiaSerbia 5.09
117 LibyaLibya 4.95
118 MacedoniaMacedonia 4.82
119 MexicoMexico 4.80
120 OmanOman 4.73
121 Costa RicaCosta Rica 4.65
122 SyriaSyria 4.55
124 LebanonLebanon 4.39
125 BarbadosBarbados 4.38
126 KazakhstanKazakhstan 4.37
127 RussiaRussia 4.33
128 RomaniaRomania 4.32
129 BulgariaBulgaria 4.25
130 KuwaitKuwait 4.24
131 QatarQatar 4.08
133 SlovakiaSlovakia 3.92
134 MaldivesMaldives 3.91
135 HungaryHungary 3.85
136 UkraineUkraine 3.84
137 ChileChile 3.81
138 BruneiBrunei 3.63
139 Sri LankaSri Lanka 3.60
140 ChinaChina 3.51
141 Arab EmiratesArab Emirates 3.32
142 MalaysiaMalaysia 3.25
143 UruguayUruguay 3.25
144 United StatesUnited States 3.01
145 PolandPoland 2.90
146 MaltaMalta 2.89
147 GreeceGreece 2.77
148 Bosnia/Herzeg.Bosnia/Herzeg. 2.74
149 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 2.53
150 New ZealandNew Zealand 2.49
151 MontenegroMontenegro 2.43
152 BahrainBahrain 2.41
153 CanadaCanada 2.26
154 DenmarkDenmark 2.16
155 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 2.04
156 South KoreaSouth Korea 1.99
157 GermanyGermany 1.86
158 BelarusBelarus 1.78
159 LatviaLatvia 1.76
160 SloveniaSlovenia 1.73
161 CubaCuba 1.63
162 NetherlandsNetherlands 1.60
163 IsraelIsrael 1.58
164 LithuaniaLithuania 1.58
165 SpainSpain 1.55
166 ItalyItaly 1.53
167 IrelandIreland 1.51
168 AustriaAustria 1.48
169 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 1.40
170 FranceFrance 1.34
171 PortugalPortugal 1.30
172 AustraliaAustralia 1.29
173 CyprusCyprus 1.17
174 BelgiumBelgium 1.15
175 CroatiaCroatia 1.10
176 IcelandIceland 1.00
177 LuxembourgLuxembourg 0.90
178 SwedenSweden 0.85
179 NorwayNorway 0.83
180 SingaporeSingapore 0.79
181 FinlandFinland 0.78
182 EstoniaEstonia 0.49
183 JapanJapan 0.40

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Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.