Nicaragua: Neonatal mortality

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 Nicaragua

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

 Latest value 7
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1974 - 2021
 Average 20
 Min - Max 7 - 39
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1974 to 2021. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 20 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 7 deaths per 1000 births in 2021 and a maximum of 39 deaths per 1000 births in 1974. The latest value from 2021 is 7 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
Nicaragua - Neonatal mortality - recent values

Historical chart
Nicaragua - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1974-2021




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 78 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 7 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 11 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 13 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 12 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 15 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 1 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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