India: Neonatal mortality

(measure: deaths per 1000 births; Source: UNICEF)
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India: Neonates dying before 28 days of age, per 1,000 births, 1969 - 2019:

For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1969 to 2019. The average value for India during that period was 53 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 22 deaths per 1000 births in 2019 and a maximum of 85 deaths per 1000 births in 1969. The latest value from 2019 is 22 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 187 countries is 13 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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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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