Sao Tome and Principe: Neonatal mortality

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 Sao Tome and Principe

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

 Latest value 8
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1985 - 2021
 Average 19
 Min - Max 8 - 27
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1985 to 2021. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 19 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 8 deaths per 1000 births in 2019 and a maximum of 27 deaths per 1000 births in 1986. The latest value from 2021 is 8 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
Sao Tome and Principe - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sao Tome and Principe - Neonatal mortality - historical chart - 1985-2021




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 146 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 8 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 12 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 15 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 14 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 17 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 2 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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