Infant death

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Frequency of publication: annual


Infant mortality rate - infant deaths (children under one year of age) per 1000 live births in the same period.

Death - permanent, irreversible cessation of functions of the essential for life organs, the consequence of which is the cessation of all functions of the whole organism.

Infant – child under one year of age.

Live birth - the complete expulsion or extraction from the mother of an infant, irrespective of the duration of the pregnancy, which, after such separation, breathes or shows any other evidence of life, such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of the voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta has been separated; each such a product is considered as live born.

Disaggregation: Territorial unit, sex, time series 2010-2022

Source: Statistics Poland, surveys: Births. Fertility and Deaths. Life expectancy based on administrative records