The infant mortality decreased

This data entry visualizes how infant mortality decreased over the last 2 centuries. Visualize the data on a series of world maps if you want to study how infant mortality is now decreasing around the world. This fundamental change contributed to the rapid increase of life expectancy of people around the world. Before the onset of modernity every 4th child died before its first birthday. Over the course of modernity the mortality of infants (children below 1 years of age) declined rapidly – first in the countries that industrialized early and now in countries around the world. This is shown in the following time series plot. [source : Our world in Data by Max Roser )

World Maps of Infant Mortality from 1830 to 2010 >>

Deaths of Infants in their first year of life (per 1,000 life births) >>>

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