Rwanda: Neonatal mortality

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 Rwanda

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

 Latest value 18
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 44
 Min - Max 18 - 63
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 44 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 18 deaths per 1000 births in 2019 and a maximum of 63 deaths per 1000 births in 1975. The latest value from 2021 is 18 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
Rwanda - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Rwanda - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1960-2021




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 259 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 18 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 30 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 39 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 36 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 43 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 9 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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