Mortality rate, neonatal (per 1,000 live births)
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.
Description: The map below shows how Mortality rate, neonatal (per 1,000 live births) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Somalia, with a value of 52.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Luxembourg, with a value of 1.00.
Source: Level & Trends in Child Mortality. Report 2011. Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNICEF, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA, UNPD).