Eritrea: Neonatal mortality

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 Eritrea

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

 Latest value 17
 Year 2022
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1977 - 2022
 Average 29
 Min - Max 17 - 46
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Eritrea from 1977 to 2022. The average value for Eritrea during that period was 29 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 17 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 46 deaths per 1000 births in 1977. The latest value from 2022 is 17 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2022 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
Eritrea - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Eritrea - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1977-2022




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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Maternal mortality 322 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 17 2022 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 29 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 38 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 33 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 43 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 4 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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