Benin - Neonatal mortality rate

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

In 2017, neonatal mortality rate for Benin was 32.7 deaths per 1,000 live births. Between 1968 and 2017, neonatal mortality rate of Benin was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 60.3 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1968 to 32.7 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017.

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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.