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Comparison of international infant mortality rates (deaths per 1,000 live births), 2000 (horizontal bar chart): Singapore, 2.5; Hong Kong, 3.0; Japan, 3.2; Sweden, 3.4; Norway, 3.8; Finland, 3.8; Spain, 3.9; Czech Republic, 4.1; Germany, 4.4; Italy, 4.5; France, 4.5; Austria, 4.8; Belgium, 4.8; Switzerland, 4.9; Netherlands, 5.1; Northern Ireland, 5.1; Australia, 5.2; Denmark, 5.3; Canada, 5.3; Israel*, 5.4; Portugal, 5.5; England and Wales, 5.6; Scotland, 5.7; Greece, 6.1; Ireland, 6.2; New Zealand, 6.3; United States, 6.9; Cuba, 7.2.

*Includes data for East Jerusalem and Israeli residents in certain other territories under occupation by Israeli military forces since June 1967.

Source: National Center for Health Statistics. Health, United States, 2004. Hyattsville, MD: 2004.