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Infant mortality rate

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Armenia statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Armenian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Armenian-specific metadata information.

Indicator available
Indicator description

Infant mortality rate characterizes the number of death cases of children under one year of age over the specified year.

Geographical coverage

Armenia

Unit of measurement

per 1,000 life births

Definitions

The indicator defines the mortality ratio of children under one year of age .

Calculations

The indicator is calculated as the ratio of recorded infant deaths over the specified year per 1000 live births of the same year.

Comments and limitations

Source: records of Civil Status Acts on deaths under one year of age

Data last updated 2020-11-25: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window
Metadata last updated 2021-02-02: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Infant mortality rate

Global indicator name
Indicator number

3.2.2.a

Global indicator number
Target name
Target number

3.2

Global indicator description
UN designated tier
UN custodian agency
Link to UN metadata
Note
Organisation Armstat
Link to data source
Contact details
Other information