South Korea: Neonatal mortality

(measure: deaths per 1000 births; Source: UNICEF)
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South Korea: Neonates dying before 28 days of age, per 1,000 births

, 1960 - 2019: For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 11 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 2 deaths per 1000 births in 2005 and a maximum of 29 deaths per 1000 births in 1960. The latest value from 2019 is 2 deaths per 1000 births. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 187 countries is 13 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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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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