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South Africa - Neonatal mortality rate

10.7 (deaths per 1,000 live births) in 2017

In 2017, neonatal mortality rate for South Africa was 10.7 deaths per 1,000 live births. Neonatal mortality rate of South Africa fell gradually from 18.6 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1998 to 10.7 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017.

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What is neonatal mortality rate?

Neonatal mortality rate is the number of neonates dying before reaching 28 days of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.

What is South Africa neonatal mortality rate?

Date Value Change, %
2017 10.7 -2.73 %
2016 11.0 -1.79 %
2015 11.2 -2.61 %
2014 11.5 -2.54 %
2013 11.8 -2.48 %
2012 12.1 -3.97 %
2011 12.6 -3.82 %
2010 13.1 -4.38 %
2009 13.7 -3.52 %
2008 14.2 -3.40 %
2007 14.7 -3.92 %
2006 15.3