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International Infant Mortality Rates, Selected Countries, 2006

Deaths per 1,000 live births:

  • Hong Kong 1.8
  • Japan 2.6
  • Singapore 2.6
  • Sweden 2.8
  • Finland 2.8
  • Norway 3.2
  • Portugal 3.3
  • Czech Republic 3.3
  • Austria 3.6
  • Greece 3.7
  • Ireland 3.7
  • Denmark 3.8
  • France 3.8
  • Germany 3.8
  • Spain 3.8
  • Israel 4.3
  • Switzerland 4.4
  • Netherlands 4.4
  • Scotland 4.5
  • Australia 4.7
  • England and Wales  5.0
  • Northern Ireland     5.1
  • New Zealand 5.2
  • Cuba 5.3
  • Hungary 5.7
  • Poland 6.0
  • Slovakia 6.6
  • United States 6.7

Source II.3: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics

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