Burkina Faso: Neonatal mortality

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 Burkina Faso

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

 Latest value 25
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1969 - 2021
 Average 46
 Min - Max 25 - 72
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1969 to 2021. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 46 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 25 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 72 deaths per 1000 births in 1971. The latest value from 2021 is 25 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
Burkina Faso - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Burkina Faso - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1969-2021




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 264 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 25 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 52 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 83 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 78 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 87 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 11 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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