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Neonatal mortality rate

(deaths per 1,000 live births)

In 2017, neonatal mortality rate in Uganda was 20.2 deaths per 1,000 live births. In the ranking by neonatal mortality rate including 193 countries, Uganda has the 52nd rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Senegal and the Dominican Republic. Compared to Pakistan which at the top of the ranking with neonatal mortality rate of 44.2 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017, Uganda has 54.30 % percent lower neonatal mortality rate.

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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.