Sudden infant death syndrome deaths

per 100,000 people, 1990–2017

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    1990 Ranking
    1. Sierra Leone 7.34
    2. Mozambique 7.06
    3. Niger 6.24
    4. Liberia 6.17
    5. Mali 5.70
    6. Guinea 5.52
    7. Afghanistan 5.38
    8. Greenland 5.20
    9. Somalia 5.17
    10. Chad 4.68
    11. Ethiopia 4.64
    12. Benin 4.60
    13. Burkina Faso 4.60
    14. Angola 4.38
    15. Malawi 4.30
    16. New Zealand 4.23
    17. Yemen 4.08
    18. Guinea Bissau 4.04
    19. Equatorial Guinea 3.96
    20. Central African Republic 3.84
    21. Tanzania 3.83
    22. Eritrea 3.69
    23. Zambia 3.68
    24. South Sudan 3.55
    25. Comoros 3.43
    26. Ivory Coast 3.40
    27. Madagascar 3.39
    28. Burundi 3.38
    29. Uganda 3.31
    30. Congo (Kinshasa) 3.26
    31. Senegal 3.22
    32. Nigeria 3.09
    33. Togo 3.07
    34. Saint Thomas and Principe 2.93
    35. Bangladesh 2.91
    36. Rwanda 2.90
    37. Sudan 2.80
    38. Djibouti 2.75
    39. Gambia 2.72
    40. Cameroon 2.61
    41. Cape Verde 2.52
    42. Pakistan 2.46
    43. Nepal 2.30
    44. Saudi Arabia 2.27
    45. Australia 2.26
    46. Turkey 2.26
    47. Haiti 2.25
    48. Egypt 2.24
    49. Belize 2.23
    50. Bhutan 2.20
    51. Morocco 2.05
    52. United States 2.02
    53. Syria 2.01
    54. West Bank and Gaza 2.00
    55. Ireland 2.00
    56. Kenya 1.98
    57. Congo (Brazzaville) 1.93
    58. France 1.91
    59. Mauritania 1.91
    60. Belgium 1.86
    61. Luxembourg 1.80
    62. Tunisia 1.80
    63. Algeria 1.76
    64. Gabon 1.73
    65. Ghana 1.68
    66. Laos 1.66
    67. United Kingdom 1.64
    68. Cyprus 1.64
    69. Dominica 1.53
    70. Iraq 1.52
    71. Guatemala 1.50
    72. Iran 1.49
    73. Timor Leste 1.48
    74. India 1.47
    75. Papua New Guinea 1.46
    76. Jordan 1.40
    77. Austria 1.37
    78. Argentina 1.36
    79. Kiribati 1.32
    80. Oman 1.31
    81. Bolivia 1.27
    82. Dominican Republic 1.24
    83. Canada 1.21
    84. Sweden 1.20
    85. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 1.20
    86. Germany 1.18
    87. Swaziland 1.15
    88. Norway 1.15
    89. Cambodia 1.10
    90. Zimbabwe 1.09
    91. Burma (Myanmar) 1.08
    92. Iceland 1.08
    93. South Africa 1.07
    94. Lebanon 1.04
    95. Lesotho 0.96
    96. Libya 0.95
    97. Uruguay 0.88
    98. Bahrain 0.84
    99. Solomon Islands 0.84
    100. Latvia 0.84
    101. Albania 0.84
    102. Suriname 0.83
    103. Peru 0.83
    104. Namibia 0.79
    105. Israel 0.78
    106. United Arab Emirates 0.75
    107. Kyrgyzstan 0.74
    108. Micronesia 0.73
    109. Honduras 0.71
    110. Netherlands 0.71
    111. Tajikistan 0.70
    112. Taiwan 0.70
    113. Maldives 0.69
    114. Ecuador 0.67
    115. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.66
    116. Chile 0.66
    117. Vanuatu 0.64
    118. Indonesia 0.64
    119. Brunei 0.62
    120. Saint Lucia 0.62
    121. Nicaragua 0.62
    122. Mongolia 0.61
    123. Kazakhstan 0.60
    124. Qatar 0.60
    125. Marshall Islands 0.59
    126. Kuwait 0.57
    127. Russia 0.56
    128. Switzerland 0.54
    129. Philippines 0.54
    130. Bahamas 0.51
    131. Botswana 0.51
    132. Turkmenistan 0.51
    133. Denmark 0.49
    134. Fiji 0.48
    135. Belarus 0.48
    136. Serbia 0.46
    137. Ukraine 0.46
    138. Finland 0.46
    139. Jamaica 0.46
    140. Bermuda 0.46
    141. North Korea 0.45
    142. Montenegro 0.45
    143. Mexico 0.45
    144. Azerbaijan 0.44
    145. El Salvador 0.43
    146. Moldova 0.43
    147. Tonga 0.42
    148. Lithuania 0.42
    149. Andorra 0.42
    150. Vietnam 0.41
    151. American Samoa 0.41
    152. Samoa 0.39
    153. Croatia 0.39
    154. Uzbekistan 0.39
    155. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.37
    156. South Korea 0.37
    157. Guam 0.35
    158. Hungary 0.33
    159. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.33
    160. Estonia 0.33
    161. China 0.32
    162. Malaysia 0.31
    163. Grenada 0.30
    164. Thailand 0.30
    165. Colombia 0.30
    166. Armenia 0.30
    167. Spain 0.29
    168. Slovenia 0.29
    169. Czech Republic 0.29
    170. Trinidad and Tobago 0.29
    171. Slovakia 0.28
    172. Poland 0.28
    173. Antigua and Barbuda 0.27
    174. Seychelles 0.26
    175. Barbados 0.25
    176. Sri Lanka 0.24
    177. Japan 0.21
    178. Venezuela 0.20
    179. Puerto Rico 0.20
    180. Costa Rica 0.20
    181. Northern Mariana Islands 0.19
    182. Paraguay 0.19
    183. Brazil 0.17
    184. Guyana 0.16
    185. Mauritius 0.16
    186. Panama 0.15
    187. Greece 0.13
    188. Malta 0.11
    189. Portugal 0.11
    190. Bulgaria 0.11
    191. Italy 0.11
    192. Romania 0.10
    193. Cuba 0.09
    194. Singapore 0.06
    195. Georgia 0.05
    2017 Ranking
    1. Mali 3.47
    2. Chad 3.28
    3. South Sudan 3.20
    4. Afghanistan 3.07
    5. Burkina Faso 3.02
    6. Somalia 2.98
    7. Sierra Leone 2.63
    8. Central African Republic 2.38
    9. Guinea 2.37
    10. Niger 2.36
    11. Tanzania 2.18
    12. Mozambique 2.14
    13. Ivory Coast 1.91
    14. Burundi 1.89
    15. Benin 1.84
    16. Nigeria 1.80
    17. Congo (Kinshasa) 1.71
    18. Guinea Bissau 1.71
    19. Ethiopia 1.64
    20. Madagascar 1.64
    21. Eritrea 1.60
    22. Senegal 1.57
    23. Angola 1.56
    24. Liberia 1.40
    25. Rwanda 1.40
    26. Yemen 1.36
    27. Greenland 1.35
    28. Uganda 1.35
    29. Sudan 1.32
    30. Malawi 1.27
    31. Zambia 1.22
    32. Gambia 1.20
    33. Cameroon 1.18
    34. Saint Thomas and Principe 1.13
    35. Mauritania 1.12
    36. Pakistan 1.10
    37. Haiti 1.04
    38. Djibouti 0.99
    39. Zimbabwe 0.98
    40. Togo 0.95
    41. Dominica 0.94
    42. Kenya 0.86
    43. Guatemala 0.86
    44. Comoros 0.86
    45. Ghana 0.85
    46. Papua New Guinea 0.84
    47. Laos 0.82
    48. Bangladesh 0.72
    49. Equatorial Guinea 0.70
    50. Swaziland 0.69
    51. Iraq 0.68
    52. Gabon 0.66
    53. Congo (Brazzaville) 0.66
    54. Kiribati 0.64
    55. Cape Verde 0.63
    56. Nepal 0.62
    57. Egypt 0.59
    58. United States 0.55
    59. South Africa 0.55
    60. Belize 0.54
    61. Lesotho 0.53
    62. Tajikistan 0.52
    63. India 0.52
    64. Jordan 0.50
    65. Timor Leste 0.50
    66. West Bank and Gaza 0.49
    67. Morocco 0.49
    68. Philippines 0.48
    69. Argentina 0.46
    70. Vanuatu 0.46
    71. Namibia 0.45
    72. Bhutan 0.45
    73. Kazakhstan 0.44
    74. Burma (Myanmar) 0.41
    75. New Zealand 0.40
    76. Latvia 0.39
    77. Ireland 0.38
    78. Dominican Republic 0.38
    79. Solomon Islands 0.37
    80. Cambodia 0.36
    81. Suriname 0.35
    82. Syria 0.34
    83. Oman 0.32
    84. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.32
    85. Uruguay 0.32
    86. Algeria 0.32
    87. Iran 0.32
    88. Samoa 0.31
    89. Marshall Islands 0.31
    90. Kyrgyzstan 0.30
    91. Canada 0.30
    92. Israel 0.30
    93. Mongolia 0.29
    94. Australia 0.29
    95. Mexico 0.29
    96. Honduras 0.28
    97. United Kingdom 0.28
    98. Bolivia 0.28
    99. France 0.28
    100. Belgium 0.27
    101. Saudi Arabia 0.27
    102. Mauritius 0.27
    103. Micronesia 0.26
    104. Lebanon 0.26
    105. Turkmenistan 0.26
    106. Tonga 0.26
    107. Turkey 0.26
    108. Indonesia 0.25
    109. Fiji 0.25
    110. Botswana 0.24
    111. Tunisia 0.24
    112. Albania 0.24
    113. Brunei 0.24
    114. Azerbaijan 0.24
    115. Seychelles 0.23
    116. Jamaica 0.22
    117. Luxembourg 0.22
    118. Moldova 0.22
    119. Chile 0.22
    120. Nicaragua 0.21
    121. Sweden 0.20
    122. Guam 0.20
    123. Uzbekistan 0.20
    124. Germany 0.20
    125. Bahamas 0.19
    126. Libya 0.19
    127. El Salvador 0.19
    128. Russia 0.19
    129. Cyprus 0.18
    130. Kuwait 0.18
    131. Lithuania 0.18
    132. Peru 0.17
    133. American Samoa 0.17
    134. Vietnam 0.17
    135. Belarus 0.17
    136. Saint Lucia 0.16
    137. United Arab Emirates 0.16
    138. Iceland 0.16
    139. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.16
    140. North Korea 0.16
    141. Maldives 0.16
    142. Austria 0.16
    143. Bahrain 0.15
    144. Trinidad and Tobago 0.15
    145. Finland 0.15
    146. Croatia 0.14
    147. Antigua and Barbuda 0.14
    148. Malaysia 0.13
    149. Taiwan 0.13
    150. Paraguay 0.13
    151. Panama 0.13
    152. Hungary 0.13
    153. Ecuador 0.13
    154. Norway 0.13
    155. Qatar 0.12
    156. Bermuda 0.12
    157. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.12
    158. Ukraine 0.12
    159. Czech Republic 0.12
    160. Denmark 0.12
    161. Sri Lanka 0.11
    162. Montenegro 0.11
    163. Switzerland 0.10
    164. South Korea 0.10
    165. Colombia 0.10
    166. Spain 0.09
    167. Armenia 0.09
    168. Slovakia 0.09
    169. Thailand 0.09
    170. Guyana 0.09
    171. Brazil 0.09
    172. Andorra 0.09
    173. Serbia 0.09
    174. Barbados 0.08
    175. Poland 0.08
    176. Netherlands 0.08
    177. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.08
    178. Estonia 0.08
    179. Japan 0.07
    180. Costa Rica 0.07
    181. Venezuela 0.06
    182. Greece 0.06
    183. China 0.06
    184. Northern Mariana Islands 0.06
    185. Grenada 0.06
    186. Puerto Rico 0.05
    187. Bulgaria 0.05
    188. Slovenia 0.04
    189. Georgia 0.04
    190. Romania 0.04
    191. Cuba 0.04
    192. Malta 0.04
    193. Singapore 0.03
    194. Italy 0.03
    195. Portugal 0.03

    Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is defined as the sudden death of an infant under 1 year old that is unexpected by history and unexplained after a thorough postmortem examination, including a complete autopsy, investigation of the scene of death and review of the medical history.

    Source: Global Health Data Exchange