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Zambia - Neonatal mortality rate

22.9
(deaths per 1,000 live births)
in 2016

In 2016, neonatal mortality rate for Zambia was 22.9 deaths per 1,000 live births. Neonatal mortality rate of Zambia fell gradually from 36.8 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1997 to 22.9 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2016.

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

Date Value Change, %
2016 22.9 -2.14 %
2015 23.4 -2.90 %
2014 24.1 -2.43 %
2013 24.7 -3.14 %
2012 25.5 -2.67 %
2011 26.2 -2.60 %
2010 26.9 -2.18 %
2009 27.5 -1.79 %
2008 28.0 -2.10 %
2007 28.6 -2.72 %
2006 29.4 -3.29 %
2005 30.4