Iraq: Neonatal mortality

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 Iraq

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

 Latest value 14
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1983 - 2021
 Average 23
 Min - Max 14 - 30
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Iraq from 1983 to 2021. The average value for Iraq during that period was 23 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 14 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 30 deaths per 1000 births in 1983. The latest value from 2021 is 14 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
Iraq - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Iraq - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1983-2021




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 76 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 14 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 21 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 25 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 22 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 27 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 3 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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