Vietnam: Neonatal mortality

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 Vietnam

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

 Latest value 11
 Year 2021
 Measure deaths per 1000 births
 Data availability 1974 - 2021
 Average 18
 Min - Max 11 - 28
 Source UNICEF
For that indicator, we provide data for Vietnam from 1974 to 2021. The average value for Vietnam during that period was 18 deaths per 1000 births with a minimum of 11 deaths per 1000 births in 2013 and a maximum of 28 deaths per 1000 births in 1974. The latest value from 2021 is 11 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
Vietnam - Neonatal mortality - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Vietnam - 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 124 2020 deaths per 100,000 births
 Neonatal mortality 11 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Infant mortality 16 2021 deaths per 1000 live births
 Child mortality 21 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, female 17 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Child mortality, male 24 2021 deaths per 1000 births
 Older child mortality rate 1 2021 deaths per 1000 births
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