Health Statistics

Illinois Infant Mortality

1907-2009

(Rates are per 1,000 live births)

Year Number Rate
2009* 1,176 6.9
2008* 1,263 7.2
2007* 1,196 6.6
2006* 1,343 7.4
2005* 1,294 7.2
2004* 1,317 7.3
2003* 1,380 7.6
2002* 1,304 7.2
2001* 1,379 7.5
2000* 1,528 8.3
1999* 1,504 8.3
1998* 1,505 8.2
1997* 1,476 8.2
1996* 1,536 8.4
1995* 1,724 9.3
1994* 1,711 9.0
1993* 1,838 9.6
1992* 1,911 10.0
1991* 2,068 10.7
1990* 2,090 10.7
1989* 2,217 11.7
1988* 2,077 11.2
1987* 2,094 11.6
1986* 2,125 12.0
1985* 2,103 11.6
1984* 2,148 12.0
1983* 2,208 12.3
1982* 2,492 13.6
1981* 2,561 13.9
1980* 2,788 14.7
1979* 2,778 15.1
1978* 2,731 15.7
1977* 2,824 15.9
1976* 2,843 16.7
1975* 3,107 18.4
1974* 3,271 19.4
1973* 3,398 20.1
1972* 3,618 20.3
1971* 4,107 21.0
1970* 4,415 21.5
1969* 4,387 22.4
1968* 4,536 23.5
1967* 4,611 23.6
1966* 5,121 25.4
1965* 5,339 25.7
1964* 5,590 25.2
1963* 5,372 23.9
1962* 5,527 24.0
1961* 5,757 24.3
1960* 5,959 25.0
1959* 5,990 25.0
1958* 5,857 25.0
Year Number Rate
1957* 6,070 25.4
1956* 5,642 24.6
1955* 5,479 24.8
1954* 5,442 25.1
1953* 5,326 25.8
1952* 5,115 24.9
1951* 5,023 25.0
1950* 4,855 25.6
1949** 5,195 27.4
1948** 5,123 27.7
1947** 5,672 28.9
1946** 5,316 30.4
1945** 4,377 31.6
1944** 4,602 32.4
1943** 5,184 33.3
1942** 5,170 33.1
1941** 4,661 34.2
1940** 4,398 35.3
1939*** 4,474 38.0
1938*** 5,016 40.9
1937*** 4,967 43.1
1936*** 5,246 46.8
1935*** 5,138 45.9
1934*** 5,825 52.8
1933*** 5,284 49.0
1932*** 5,884 52.8
1931*** 6,961 58.6
1930*** 7,152 55.8
1929*** 7,901 61.4
1928*** 8,326 64.2
1927*** 8,605 64.4
1926*** 9,294 69.4
1925*** 9,822 72.5
1924*** 9,734 71.0
1923*** 10,809 81.9
1922*** 10,195 76.1
1921*** 10,674 76.5
1920*** 10,641 89.0
1919*** 11,148 97.2
1918*** 13,109 110.0
1917 14,029 118.9
1916 14,518 119.9
1915 NA NA
1914 NA NA
1913 11,607 109.8
1912 11,155 108.0
1911 11,113 124.0
1910 12,281 149.4
1909 11,491 144.7
1908 11,774 154.3
1907 11,947 140.0
     

* 1950 - 2007: Resident data from tabulations in Illinois Department of Public Health.
(1953 - 1954 Maternal deaths from Vital Statistics of the United States)
** 1940 - 1949: Resident data from Vital Statistics of the United States for each year.
*** 1918 - 1939: Occurrence data from United States Bureau of the Census publications.
NA (not available)



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