Malaysia: Neonatal mortality

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 Malaysia

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

 Latest value 4
 Year 2022
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 9
 Min - Max 4 - 21
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 9 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 4 deaths per 1000 births in 2003 and a maximum of 21 deaths per 1000 births in 1960. The latest value from 2022 is 4 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
Malaysia - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Malaysia - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1960-2022




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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