Namibia: Neonatal mortality

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 Namibia

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

 Latest value 20
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1969 - 2021
 Average 26
 Min - Max 20 - 33
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1969 to 2021. The average value for Namibia during that period was 26 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 20 deaths per 1000 births in 2019 and a maximum of 33 deaths per 1000 births in 1974. The latest value from 2021 is 20 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
Namibia - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Namibia - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1969-2021




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 215 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 20 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 29 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 39 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 35 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 43 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 7 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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