Mozambique: Neonatal mortality

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 Mozambique

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

 Latest value 28
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 47
 Min - Max 28 - 65
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Mozambique from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Mozambique during that period was 47 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 28 deaths per 1000 births in 2020 and a maximum of 65 deaths per 1000 births in 1980. The latest value from 2021 is 28 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
Mozambique - Neonatal mortality - recent values

Historical chart
Mozambique - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1980-2021




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 127 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 28 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 51 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 70 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 65 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 74 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 8 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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