Iran: Neonatal mortality

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 Iran

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

 Latest value 8
 Year 2022
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1989 - 2022
 Average 16
 Min - Max 8 - 26
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1989 to 2022. The average value for Iran during that period was 16 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 8 deaths per 1000 births in 2020 and a maximum of 26 deaths per 1000 births in 1989. The latest value from 2022 is 8 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
Iran - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Iran - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1989-2022




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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 Child mortality 13 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 12 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 13 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 2 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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