North Korea: Neonatal mortality

(measure: neonate deaths per 1,000 live births; Source: UNICEF)
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North Korea: Neonates dying before 28 days of age, per 1,000 live births

: For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1989 to 2018. The average value for North Korea during that period was 21 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births with a minimum of 10 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017 and a maximum of 32 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births in 1997. The latest value from 2018 is 10 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 187 countries is 13 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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