Population of Lithuania (edition 2020)

Infant mortality

 

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In 2019, 113 stillbirths were registered. Compared to 2018, the number of stillbirths decreased by 2 (1.7 per cent).

In 2019, 90 infant deaths were registered, i.e. by 6 (6.3 per cent) less than in 2018. The infant mortality rate (the number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births) decreased from 3.4 in 2018 to 3.3 in 2019.

In 2019, more than half (59 or 65.6 per cent) of all infant deaths were deaths in the neonatal period (infants aged 0–27 days). The number of such infant deaths per 1,000 live births stood at 2.2.

In 2019, according to the data of the Health Information Centre of the Institute of Hygiene, the most frequent causes of infant deaths were diseases of the perinatal period (39 or 43.3 per cent) and congenital anomalies (33 or 36.7 per cent), in 2018, 42 or 43.8 and 35 or 36.5 per cent respectively.

 

Infant deaths mortality, 2009–2019

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The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators

 

Infant mortality by county, 2009, 2019
Infant deaths per 1,000 live births, ‰

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Stillbirths by sex in urban and rural areas, 2018, 2019

 

Total

Urban areas

Rural areas

2017

2018

2019

2017

2018

2019

2017

2018

2019

Stillbirths

102

115

113

65

73

76

37

42

37

Males

44

55

57

31

36

41

13

19

16

Females

58

60

56

34

37

35

24

23

21

 

Perinatal mortality, 2009–2019

 

Total

of which

per 1 000 births

Stillbirths

deaths at the age of 0–6 days

Total

of which

stillbirths

deaths at the age of 0–6 days

2019

149

113

36

5.42

4.11

1.31

2018

153

115

38

5.41

4.07

1.35

2017

141

102

39

4.90

3.54

1.35

2016

180

130

50

5.85

4.23

1.63

2015

179

126

53

5.66

3.99

1.69

2014

189

139

50

6.20

4.56

1.65

2013

188

143

45

6.26

4.76

1.50

2012

162

117

45

5.30

3.83

1.48

2011

212

148

64

6.97

4.87

2.11

2010

200

147

53

6.49

4.77

1.71

2009

222

151

71

6.87

4.67

2.21

 

Infant mortality by age 2009–2019
Per 1,000 live births

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The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators


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Stillbirths by sex, infant mortality in urban and rural areas, 2009–2019

Infant deaths by county and municipality, 2009–2019


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