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The neonatal mortality rate in the World

17.7 per 1,000 live births in 2018

Over the last 20 years, neonatal mortality rate of World was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 31.5 per 1,000 live births in 1999 to 17.7 per 1,000 live births in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 17.70 -2.75 %
2017 18.20 -2.15 %
2016 18.60 -2.62 %
2015 19.10 -2.55 %
2014 19.60 -2.97 %
2013 20.20 -2.88 %
2012 20.80 -2.80 %
2011 21.40 -3.17 %
2010 22.10 -3.07 %
2009 22.80 -2.98 %
2008 23.50 -3.29 %
2007 24.30
Alternate Sources
Global Health Observatory, 2019 18 per 1000 live births in 2017 WHO
Children Mortality Rate 38.6 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Infant Mortality Rate 28.9 per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Life Expectancy 74.7 years in 2017 WB
Mortality Rate 119.91 per 1,000 female adults in 2017 WB
Neonatal Deaths 2,475,924 Number in 2018 WB
Survival 81.18 % in 2017 WB
Under-5 Deaths 5,321,518 Number in 2018 WB
Macro Region
Africa 26.7 per 1000 live births in 2017 WHO
Asia 111 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 79 timeseries
Europe 4.6 per 1000 live births in 2017 WHO
Middle East 57 timeseries
North America 3.5 per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Oceania 39 timeseries
South America 56 timeseries
Southeast Asia 57 timeseries
Country (per 1,000 live births in 2018)
Pakistan 42 WB + 2 others
Central African Republic 41.2 WB + 2 others
South Sudan 40 WB + 1 other
Somalia 37.5 WB + 2 others
Afghanistan 37.1 WB + 2 others
Guinea Bissau 36.6 WB + 2 others
Nigeria 36 WB + 2 others
Lesotho 34.9 WB + 2 others
Chad 34.2 WB + 2 others
Côte d'Ivoire 33.5 WB + 2 others
Mauritania 33.5 WB + 2 others
Sierra Leone 32.8 WB + 2 others
Mali 32.7 WB + 1 other
Djibouti 31.7 WB + 2 others
Comoros 31.6 WB + 2 others
Benin 31.3 WB + 2 others
Guinea 31.1 WB + 2 others
Equatorial Guinea 29.9 WB + 2 others
Sudan 28.6 WB + 2 others
Angola 28.5 WB + 2 others
Democratic Republic of the Congo 28.3 WB + 2 others
Dominica 28.3 WB + 2 others
Ethiopia 28.1 WB + 2 others
Mozambique 27.8 WB + 2 others
Yemen 27 WB + 2 others
Cameroon 26.6 WB + 2 others
Gambia 26.3 WB + 2 others
Haiti 26 WB + 2 others
Niger 25.2 WB + 2 others
Togo 24.9 WB + 2 others
Burkina Faso 24.7 WB + 2 others
Botswana 24.5 WB + 2 others
Liberia 24.5 WB + 2 others
Ghana 23.9 WB + 2 others
Zambia 23.5 WB + 2 others
Myanmar 23.1 WB + 2 others
Kiribati 22.8 WB + 2 others
India 22.7 WB + 2 others
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 22.7 WB + 1 other
Malawi 22.4 WB + 2 others
Papua New Guinea 22.1 WB + 2 others
Burundi 21.7 WB + 2 others
United Republic of Tanzania 21.3 WB + 2 others
Gabon 21 WB + 2 others
Turkmenistan 21 WB + 2 others
Zimbabwe 20.9 WB + 2 others
Madagascar 20.6 WB + 2 others
Senegal 20.6 WB + 2 others
Timor-Leste 20.4 WB + 2 others
Congo 20.3 WB + 2 others
Nauru 19.9 WB + 1 other
Nepal 19.9 WB + 2 others
Uganda 19.9 WB + 2 others
Kenya 19.6 WB + 2 others
Dominican Republic 19.4 WB + 2 others
Eritrea 18.4 WB + 2 others
Guyana 18.2 WB + 2 others
Eswatini 17.2 WB + 2 others
Bangladesh 17.1 WB + 2 others
Bhutan 16.4 WB + 2 others
Micronesia (Federated States of) 16 WB + 2 others
Rwanda 15.9 WB + 2 others
Tuvalu 15.7 WB + 1 other
Namibia 15.6 WB + 2 others
Marshall Islands 15.5 WB + 2 others
Iraq 15.3 WB + 2 others
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 15.1 WB + 2 others
Tajikistan 15 WB + 2 others
Algeria 14.6 WB + 2 others
Cambodia 14.4 WB + 2 others
Bolivia 14.3 WB + 2 others
Sao Tome and Principe 14 WB + 2 others
Morocco 13.8 WB + 2 others
Philippines 13.5 WB + 2 others
Kyrgyzstan 13.2 WB + 2 others
Indonesia 12.7 WB + 2 others
Saint Lucia 12.4 WB + 2 others
Guatemala 12.3 WB + 2 others
Republic of Moldova 11.9 WB + 2 others
Trinidad and Tobago 11.7 WB + 2 others
Cabo Verde 11.6 WB + 2 others
Uzbekistan 11.6 WB + 2 others
Tunisia 11.5 WB + 2 others
Vanuatu 11.5 WB + 2 others
Azerbaijan 11.2 WB + 2 others
Egypt 11.2 WB + 2 others
Fiji 10.9 WB + 2 others
Palestine 10.9 WB
Paraguay 10.7 WB + 2 others
South Africa 10.7 WB + 2 others
Viet Nam 10.6 WB + 2 others
Jamaica 10.2 WB + 2 others
Suriname 10 WB + 2 others
Grenada 9.9 WB + 2 others
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 9.7 WB + 2 others
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9.7 WB + 2 others
Honduras 9.6 WB + 2 others
Jordan 9.5 WB + 2 others
Nicaragua 9.4 WB + 2 others
Palau 9.4 WB + 1 other
Mauritius 9.2 WB + 2 others
Iran 8.9 WB + 2 others
Seychelles 8.8 WB + 2 others
Syrian Arab Republic 8.8 WB + 2 others
Mongolia 8.7 WB + 2 others
Belize 8.6 WB + 2 others
Panama 8.5 WB + 2 others
Samoa 8.3 WB + 2 others
Solomon Islands 8.2 WB + 2 others
Brazil 8.1 WB + 2 others
Barbados 7.9 WB + 2 others
Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.9 WB + 1 other
Colombia 7.8 WB + 2 others
Mexico 7.5 WB + 2 others
North Macedonia 7.4 WB + 2 others
Peru 7.3 WB + 2 others
Ecuador 7.2 WB + 2 others
El Salvador 6.7 WB + 2 others
Albania 6.5 WB + 2 others
Armenia 6.5 WB + 2 others
Tonga 6.5 WB + 2 others
Argentina 6.4 WB + 2 others
Libya 6.4 WB + 1 other
Costa Rica 5.9 WB + 2 others
Georgia 5.9 WB + 2 others
Kazakhstan 5.6 WB + 2 others
Brunei Darussalam 5.5 WB + 2 others
Turkey 5.5 WB + 2 others
Bahamas 5.4 WB + 2 others
Ukraine 5.2 WB + 2 others
Oman 5.1 WB + 2 others
Thailand 5 WB + 2 others
Chile 4.9 WB + 2 others
Maldives 4.8 WB + 2 others
Malta 4.7 WB + 2 others
Kuwait 4.5 WB + 2 others
Sri Lanka 4.5 WB + 2 others
Uruguay 4.5 WB + 2 others
China 4.3 WB + 2 others
Lebanon 4.3 WB + 1 other
Malaysia 4.3 WB + 2 others
Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.1 WB + 2 others
United Arab Emirates 4 WB + 2 others
Saudi Arabia 3.7 WB + 2 others
Bulgaria 3.6 WB + 2 others
New Zealand 3.5 WB + 2 others
Qatar 3.5 WB + 2 others
United States of America 3.5 WB + 2 others
Antigua and Barbuda 3.4 WB + 2 others
Canada 3.4 WB + 2 others
Romania 3.4 WB + 2 others
Serbia 3.4 WB + 2 others
Russian Federation 3.2 WB + 2 others
Denmark 3.1 WB + 2 others
Bahrain 3 WB + 2 others
Switzerland 2.9 WB + 2 others
Slovakia 2.8 WB + 2 others
Poland 2.7 WB + 2 others
Croatia 2.6 WB + 2 others
Greece 2.6 WB + 2 others
United Kingdom 2.6 WB + 2 others
France 2.5 WB + 2 others
Australia 2.3 WB + 2 others
Hungary 2.3 WB + 2 others
Ireland 2.3 WB + 2 others
Germany 2.2 WB + 2 others
Austria 2.1 WB + 2 others
Cuba 2.1 WB + 2 others
Lithuania 2.1 WB + 2 others
Netherlands 2.1 WB + 2 others
Portugal 2.1 WB + 2 others
Belgium 2 WB + 2 others
Italy 2 WB + 2 others
Latvia 2 WB + 2 others
Israel 1.9 WB + 2 others
Czech Republic 1.8 WB + 2 others
Monaco 1.7 WB + 1 other
Montenegro 1.7 WB + 2 others
Spain 1.7 WB + 2 others
Norway 1.5 WB + 2 others
Republic of Korea 1.5 WB + 2 others
Sweden 1.5 WB + 2 others
Andorra 1.4 WB + 2 others
Cyprus 1.4 WB + 2 others
Luxembourg 1.4 WB + 2 others
Belarus 1.3 WB + 2 others
Estonia 1.2 WB + 2 others
Slovenia 1.2 WB + 2 others
Singapore 1.1 WB + 2 others
Finland 1 WB + 2 others
Iceland 1 WB + 2 others
Japan 0.9 WB + 2 others
San Marino 0.9 WB + 1 other
Taiwan Province of China 3.62 per 1000 births in 2010 IHME

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