Health Statistics

ILLINOIS INFANT MORTALITY
1907-2002

(Rates are per 1,000 live births)

YEAR NUMBER RATE   YEAR NUMBER RATE
2002* 1,304 7.2   1954* 5,442 25.1
2001* 1,379 7.5   1953* 5,326 25.8
2000* 1,528 8.3   1952* 5,115 24.9
1999* 1,504 8.3   1951* 5,023 25.0
1998* 1,505 8.2   1950* 4,855 25.6
1997* 1,476 8.2   1949** 5,195 27.4
1996* 1,536 8.4   1948** 5,123 27.7
1995* 1,724 9.3   1947** 5,672 28.9
1994* 1,711 9.0   1946** 5,316 30.4
1993* 1,838 9.6   1945** 4,377 31.6
1992* 1,911 10.0   1944** 4,602 32.4
1991* 2,068 10.7   1943** 5,184 33.3
1990* 2,090 10.7   1942** 5,170 33.1
1989* 2,217 11.7   1941** 4,661 34.2
1988* 2,077 11.2   1940** 4,398 35.3
1987* 2,094 11.6   1939*** 4,474 38.0
1986* 2,125 12.0   1938*** 5,016 40.9
1985* 2,103 11.6   1937*** 4,967 43.1
1984* 2,148 12.0   1936*** 5,246 46.8
1983* 2,208 12.3   1935*** 5,138 45.9
1982* 2,492 13.6   1934*** 5,825 52.8
1981* 2,561 13.9   1933*** 5,284 49.0
1980* 2,788 14.7   1932*** 5,884 52.8
1979* 2,778 15.1   1931*** 6,961 58.6
1978* 2,731 15.7   1930*** 7,152 55.8
1977* 2,824 15.9   1929*** 7,901 61.4
1976* 2,843 16.7   1928*** 8,326 64.2
1975* 3,107 18.4   1927*** 8,605 64.4
1974* 3,271 19.4   1926*** 9,294 69.4
1973* 3,398 20.1   1925*** 9,822 72.5
1972* 3,618 20.3   1924*** 9,734 71.0
1971* 4,107 21.0   1923*** 10,809 81.9
1970* 4,415 21.5   1922*** 10,195 76.1
1969* 4,387 22.4   1921*** 10,674 76.5
1968* 4,536 23.5   1920*** 10,641 89
1967* 4,611 23.6   1919*** 11,148 97.2
1966* 5,121 25.4   1918*** 13,109 110
1965* 5,339 25.7   1917 14,029 118.9
1964* 5,590 25.2   1916 14,518 119.9
1963* 5,372 23.9   1915 NA NA
1962* 5,527 24.0   1914 NA NA
1961* 5,757 24.3   1913 11,607 109.8
1960* 5,959 25.0   1912 11,155 108.0
1959* 5,990 25.0   1911 11,113 124.0
1958* 5,857 25.0   1910 12,281 149.4
1957* 6,070 25.4   1909 11,491 144.7
1956* 5,642 24.6   1908 11,774 154.3
1955* 5,479 24.8   1907 11,947 140.0

* 1950 - 2001: 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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