The population of Lithuania (edition 2022)

Infant mortality

 

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In 2021, 88 stillbirths were registered. Compared to 2020, the number of stillbirths increased by 6 (7.3 per cent).

In 2021, 73 infant deaths were registered, i.e. by 3 (4.3 per cent) more than in 2020. The infant mortality rate (the number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births) increased from 2.7 in 2020 to 3.1 in 2021.

In 2021, more than half (49, or 67.1 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 2.1.

In 2021, 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 – 37 (50.7 per cent), and congenital anomalies – 20 (27.4 per cent); in 2020, 30 (42.9 per cent) and 22 (36.7 per cent) respectively.

 

Infant deaths mortality, 2012–2021

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

 

Infant mortality by county, 2012, 2021 Žemėlapis
Infant deaths per 1,000 live births, ‰

 

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Stillbirths by sex in urban and rural areas, 2019–2021

 

Total

Urban areas

Rural areas

2019

2020

2021

2019

2020

2021

2019

2020

2021

Stillbirths

113

82

88

76

44

54

37

38

34

Males

57

39

44

41

20

26

16

19

18

Females

56

43

44

35

24

28

21

19

16


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

 

Perinatal mortality, 2012–2021

 

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

2021

121

88

33

5.17

3.76

1.41

2020

110

82

28

4.36

3.25

1.11

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


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

 

Infant mortality by age 2012–2021
Per 1,000 live births

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


More:

Stillbirths by sex, infant mortality in urban and rural areas, 2012–2021

Infant deaths by county and municipality, 2012–2021


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