Ireland: Neonatal mortality

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 Ireland

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

 Latest value 2
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 7
 Min - Max 2 - 21
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Ireland during that period was 7 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 2 deaths per 1000 births in 2015 and a maximum of 21 deaths per 1000 births in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 2 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
Ireland - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Ireland - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1960-2021




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 5 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 2 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 3 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 3 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 3 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 3 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 0 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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