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Neonatal mortality rate

(deaths per 1,000 live births)

Pakistan is the top country by neonatal mortality rate in the world. As of 2017, neonatal mortality rate in Pakistan was 44.2 deaths per 1,000 live births. The top 5 countries also includes Central African Republic, South Sudan, Afghanistan, and Somalia.

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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.