Benin: Neonatal mortality

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 Benin

Neonates dying before 28 days of age, per 1,000 births

 Latest value 29
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 46
 Min - Max 29 - 64
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Benin during that period was 46 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 29 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 64 deaths per 1000 births in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 29 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 12 deaths per 1000 births. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Benin - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Benin - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1960-2021




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 523 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 29 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 55 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 84 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 77 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 89 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 12 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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