Bhutan: Neonatal mortality

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 Bhutan

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

 Latest value 15
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1989 - 2021
 Average 28
 Min - Max 15 - 43
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 1989 to 2021. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 28 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 15 deaths per 1000 births in 2020 and a maximum of 43 deaths per 1000 births in 1989. The latest value from 2021 is 15 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
Bhutan - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Bhutan - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1989-2021




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 60 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 15 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 23 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 27 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 24 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 29 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 3 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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