Global Number of Neonatal Deaths

This key economic indicator for the Child Health sector has been recently updated.

  1. Democratic Republic of the Congo Number of Neonatal Deaths was up 0.7% in 2019, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 Nigeria Number of Neonatal Deaths grew 0.7% year on year to 268,990 Thousand Deaths.
  3. In 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo was number 4 in Number of Neonatal Deaths.
  4. In 2019 New Zealand was ranked number 131 in Number of Neonatal Deaths reaching 210 Thousand Deaths, moving from 136 in 2018.

Top Countries in Global Number of Neonatal Deaths

# 192 Countries Thousand Units (Deaths) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
India
516,730.00 2019 -5.9 % -4.9 % View data
2 #2
Nigeria
268,990.00 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
3 #3
Pakistan
251,058.00 2019 -0.2 % -0.9 % View data
4 #4
Democratic Republic of the Congo
98,555.00 2019 +0.7 % +0.3 % View data
5 #5
Ethiopia
97,603.00 2019 -1.7 % -1.7 % View data
6 #6
Indonesia
59,264.00 2019 -3.8 % -4.5 % View data
7 #7
China
58,969.00 2019 -18.8 % -10.7 % View data
8 #8
Bangladesh
45,661.00 2019 -9.1 % -7.2 % View data
9 #9
Tanzania
43,995.00 2019 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
10 #10
Afghanistan
43,968.00 2019 -1.7 % -2.4 % View data
11 #11
Sudan
38,485.00 2019 +0.0 % -0.6 % View data
12 #12
Angola
35,563.00 2019 -0.6 % -0.7 % View data
13 #13
Uganda
32,151.00 2019 -0.5 % -1.6 % View data
14 #14
Mozambique
30,603.00 2019 -0.7 % -0.3 % View data
15 #15
Ivory Coast
30,079.00 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
16 #16
Philippines
29,354.00 2019 -0.9 % -2.5 % View data
17 #17
Kenya
28,624.00 2019 -1.0 % -1.7 % View data
18 #18
Egypt
28,615.00 2019 -1.6 % -3.0 % View data
19 #19
Niger
26,086.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.5 % View data
20 #20
Mali
25,858.00 2019 -0.3 % -0.5 % View data
21 #21
Cameroon
23,770.00 2019 +0.3 % -0.4 % View data
22 #22
Somalia
23,714.00 2019 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
23 #23
Yemen
23,409.00 2019 -0.1 % +0.5 % View data
24 #24
Chad
22,533.00 2019 +0.8 % +0.4 % View data
25 #25
Brazil
22,234.00 2019 -6.2 % -5.1 % View data
26 #26
Ghana
20,820.00 2019 -0.7 % -1.7 % View data
27 #27
Myanmar
20,803.00 2019 -4.3 % -3.1 % View data
28 #28
Burkina Faso
18,384.00 2019 -0.8 % -0.7 % View data
29 #29
Madagascar
17,585.00 2019 -0.5 % +0.1 % View data
30 #30
Iraq
16,974.00 2019 -0.5 % -2.1 % View data
31 #31
Vietnam
16,694.00 2019 -1.1 % -1.4 % View data
32 #32
Mexico
16,044.00 2019 -3.8 % -1.6 % View data
33 #33
South Sudan
15,483.00 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
34 #34
Algeria
15,018.00 2019 +0.8 % -0.8 % View data
35 #35
Zambia
14,787.00 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
36 #36
Guinea
13,983.00 2019 -0.8 % -0.1 % View data
37 #37
Malawi
13,612.00 2019 -1.9 % -2.1 % View data
38 #38
United States
13,465.00 2019 -1.9 % -2.8 % View data
39 #39
Iran
13,148.00 2019 -3.3 % -2.7 % View data
40 #40
Benin
13,122.00 2019 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
41 #41
South Africa
12,489.00 2019 -1.8 % -2.7 % View data
42 #42
Senegal
11,170.00 2019 -1.1 % -1.7 % View data
43 #43
Nepal
10,373.00 2019 -7.5 % -5.2 % View data
44 #44
Burundi
9,431.00 2019 -0.6 % -1.0 % View data
45 #45
Zimbabwe
9,205.00 2019 -0.4 % -4.3 % View data
46 #46
Morocco
9,047.00 2019 -4.2 % -4.9 % View data
47 #47
Sierra Leone
8,275.00 2019 -1.5 % -2.1 % View data
48 #48
Venezuela
8,134.00 2019 +3.0 % +5.2 % View data
49 #49
Uzbekistan
7,711.00 2019 -4.5 % -5.9 % View data
50 #50
Haiti
6,992.00 2019 -0.7 % -1.7 % View data
51 #51
Central African Republic
6,797.00 2019 -0.6 % -1.4 % View data
52 #52
Togo
6,475.00 2019 -0.3 % -0.6 % View data
53 #53
Turkey
6,234.00 2019 -13.1 % -8.7 % View data
54 #54
Rwanda
5,981.00 2019 -3.8 % -2.6 % View data
55 #55
Russia
5,571.00 2019 -4.2 % -5.8 % View data
56 #56
Colombia
5,443.00 2019 -4.8 % -3.7 % View data
57 #57
Papua New Guinea
5,133.00 2019 -0.4 % -0.8 % View data
58 #58
Guatemala
5,057.00 2019 -3.0 % -2.9 % View data
59 #59
Mauritania
4,994.00 2019 +0.6 % -0.3 % View data
60 #60
Cambodia
4,968.00 2019 -5.6 % -4.9 % View data
61 #61
Argentina
4,628.00 2019 -3.6 % -2.5 % View data
62 #62
Tajikistan
4,155.00 2019 -0.9 % -1.5 % View data
63 #63
Dominican Republic
4,001.00 2019 -0.6 % -2.4 % View data
64 #64
Peru
3,912.00 2019 -7.1 % -4.4 % View data
65 #65
Liberia
3,850.00 2019 -1.3 % -1.0 % View data
66 #66
Laos
3,647.00 2019 -3.3 % -2.9 % View data
67 #67
Syria
3,601.00 2019 -3.7 % -3.3 % View data
68 #68
Republic of the Congo
3,509.00 2019 +0.3 % -0.6 % View data
69 #69
Bolivia
3,334.00 2019 -5.6 % -5.0 % View data
70 #70
Thailand
3,204.00 2019 -11.1 % -6.9 % View data
71 #71
North Korea
3,160.00 2019 -7.8 % -5.3 % View data
72 #72
Turkmenistan
2,930.00 2019 +0.3 % -2.3 % View data
73 #73
Guinea-Bissau
2,389.00 2019 -0.7 % -1.2 % View data
74 #74
Ecuador
2,337.00 2019 -4.0 % -2.7 % View data
75 #75
Gambia
2,320.00 2019 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
76 #76
Tunisia
2,292.00 2019 -1.8 % -0.8 % View data
77 #77
Malaysia
2,248.00 2019 -0.2 % +1.4 % View data
78 #78
Kyrgyzstan
2,078.00 2019 +1.0 % -3.9 % View data
79 #79
Ukraine
2,058.00 2019 -5.6 % -5.8 % View data
80 #80
Jordan
2,036.00 2019 -0.7 % -2.9 % View data
81 #81
Saudi Arabia
2,017.00 2019 -10.0 % -7.7 % View data
82 #82
United Kingdom
1,966.00 2019 -2.0 % -2.0 % View data
83 #83
Lesotho
1,954.00 2019 -0.7 % -1.8 % View data
84 #84
Kazakhstan
1,913.00 2019 -11.0 % -4.6 % View data
85 #85
Honduras
1,910.00 2019 -4.2 % -3.3 % View data
86 #86
Eritrea
1,909.00 2019 -1.3 % -2.7 % View data
87 #87
France
1,849.00 2019 -0.3 % +0.3 % View data
88 #88
Azerbaijan
1,748.00 2019 -6.4 % -8.1 % View data
89 #89
Germany
1,678.00 2019 -0.9 % +0.6 % View data
90 #90
Paraguay
1,485.00 2019 -2.9 % -2.9 % View data
91 #91
Sri Lanka
1,427.00 2019 -5.4 % -6.0 % View data
92 #92
Gabon
1,421.00 2019 +1.2 % -0.2 % View data
93 #93
Botswana
1,376.00 2019 +0.4 % -2.5 % View data
94 #94
Equatorial Guinea
1,310.00 2019 +0.8 % +0.4 % View data
95 #95
Canada
1,306.00 2019 -0.2 % -1.0 % View data
96 #96
Nicaragua
1,216.00 2019 -3.0 % -1.3 % View data
97 #97
Chile
1,118.00 2019 -1.1 % -3.0 % View data
98 #98
Namibia
1,094.00 2019 +0.2 % -0.9 % View data
99 #99
Poland
930.00 2019 -8.8 % -3.8 % View data
100 #100
Italy
844.00 2019 -6.7 % -5.2 % View data
101 #101
Comoros
837.00 2019 +0.0 % -1.0 % View data
102 #102
Libya
753.00 2019 -5.9 % -5.3 % View data
103 #103
Timor-Leste
739.00 2019 -3.0 % -0.8 % View data
104 #104
Japan
735.00 2019 -8.9 % -5.7 % View data
105 #105
El Salvador
718.00 2019 -8.1 % -5.0 % View data
106 #106
Australia
711.00 2019 -1.7 % -0.9 % View data
107 #107
Panama
656.00 2019 -2.1 % -3.0 % View data
108 #108
Spain
649.00 2019 -5.1 % -5.5 % View data
109 #109
Mongolia
641.00 2019 -3.6 % -4.4 % View data
110 #110
Djibouti
639.00 2019 -2.0 % -2.7 % View data
111 #111
Romania
562.00 2019 -12.7 % -9.6 % View data
112 #112
Eswatini
508.00 2019 -1.7 % -2.5 % View data
113 #113
Lebanon
490.00 2019 -3.0 % -1.8 % View data
114 #114
South Korea
481.00 2019 -14.9 % -7.5 % View data
115 #115
Moldova
468.00 2019 -3.7 % -2.9 % View data
116 #116
Oman
465.00 2019 -0.2 % +2.1 % View data
117 #117
Jamaica
463.00 2019 -4.1 % -3.9 % View data
118 #118
United Arab Emirates
410.00 2019 +1.0 % -1.0 % View data
119 #119
Costa Rica
403.00 2019 -1.9 % -1.9 % View data
120 #120
Netherlands
356.00 2019 -3.5 % -5.1 % View data
121 #121
Israel
323.00 2019 -1.2 % -2.0 % View data
122 #122
Guyana
274.00 2019 -3.2 % -3.4 % View data
123 #123
Georgia
272.00 2019 -14.2 % -8.3 % View data
124 #124
Switzerland
259.00 2019 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
125 #125
Kuwait
256.00 2019 -0.4 % -3.3 % View data
126 #126
Belgium
249.00 2019 -2.0 % -2.5 % View data
127 #127
Serbia
246.00 2019 -12.8 % -7.3 % View data
128 #128
Armenia
244.00 2019 -8.3 % -6.7 % View data
129 #129
Cuba
220.00 2019 -8.7 % -5.7 % View data
130 #130
Bulgaria
211.00 2019 -7.0 % -6.0 % View data
131 #131
New Zealand
210.00 2019 +1.0 % -0.7 % View data
132 #132
Albania
207.00 2019 -6.8 % -0.5 % View data
132 #132
Uruguay
207.00 2019 -4.2 % -3.2 % View data
134 #134
Fiji
205.00 2019 +0.0 % +1.4 % View data
135 #135
Trinidad and Tobago
203.00 2019 -3.3 % -4.8 % View data
136 #136
Greece
201.00 2019 -4.3 % -3.2 % View data
137 #137
Bhutan
200.00 2019 -6.5 % -4.4 % View data
138 #138
Denmark
190.00 2019 -0.5 % +1.1 % View data
139 #139
Hungary
187.00 2019 -10.1 % -6.5 % View data
140 #140
Czech Republic
186.00 2019 -4.6 % +1.5 % View data
141 #141
Austria
180.00 2019 -2.7 % -1.1 % View data
142 #142
Sweden
177.00 2019 -1.1 % -1.0 % View data
143 #143
Solomon Islands
174.00 2019 +0.0 % -1.4 % View data
144 #144
Macedonia
169.00 2019 +1.8 % -3.3 % View data
145 #145
Portugal
150.00 2019 -9.1 % -4.0 % View data
145 #145
Slovakia
150.00 2019 -4.5 % -3.1 % View data
147 #147
Ireland
138.00 2019 -2.1 % -3.5 % View data
148 #148
Belarus
129.00 2019 -11.0 % -8.3 % View data
149 #149
Cabo Verde
120.00 2019 -2.4 % -3.9 % View data
150 #150
Mauritius
111.00 2019 -6.7 % -1.1 % View data
151 #151
Suriname
103.00 2019 -3.7 % -3.5 % View data
152 #152
Bosnia and Herzegovina
101.00 2019 -9.0 % -6.2 % View data
152 #152
Vanuatu
101.00 2019 +1.0 % -0.6 % View data
154 #154
Qatar
95.00 2019 +1.1 % -1.2 % View data
155 #155
Sao Tome and Principe
92.00 2019 -1.1 % -3.2 % View data
156 #156
Croatia
89.00 2019 -7.3 % -6.7 % View data
157 #157
Norway
84.00 2019 -4.5 % -3.0 % View data
158 #158
Kiribati
74.00 2019 +0.0 % -1.1 % View data
159 #159
Belize
69.00 2019 +0.0 % -2.9 % View data
160 #160
Bahrain
65.00 2019 -1.5 % -0.9 % View data
161 #161
Lithuania
54.00 2019 -10.0 % -6.1 % View data
162 #162
Singapore
52.00 2019 -3.7 % +0.0 % View data
163 #163
Finland
44.00 2019 -10.2 % -9.6 % View data
164 #164
Federated States of Micronesia
39.00 2019 -4.9 % -3.3 % View data
164 #164
Samoa
39.00 2019 -2.5 % -3.3 % View data
166 #166
Brunei
35.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.6 % View data
166 #166
Latvia
35.00 2019 -14.6 % -10.2 % View data
168 #168
Maldives
29.00 2019 -14.7 % -8.4 % View data
169 #169
Bahamas
28.00 2019 -3.5 % -3.2 % View data
169 #169
Dominica
28.00 2019 +3.7 % +4.9 % View data
171 #171
Saint Lucia
27.00 2019 +0.0 % -2.1 % View data
172 #172
Barbados
23.00 2019 -4.2 % -3.2 % View data
173 #173
Slovenia
22.00 2019 -8.3 % -6.6 % View data
174 #174
Malta
20.00 2019 +0.0 % +1.0 % View data
174 #174
Marshall Islands
20.00 2019 -4.8 % -5.1 % View data
176 #176
Grenada
18.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
177 #177
Cyprus
16.00 2019 -5.9 % -5.3 % View data
177 #177
Tonga
16.00 2019 +0.0 % -3.4 % View data
179 #179
Estonia
14.00 2019 -17.6 % -8.6 % View data
179 #179
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
14.00 2019 -6.7 % -4.9 % View data
179 #179
Seychelles
14.00 2019 +0.0 % -1.4 % View data
182 #182
Montenegro
12.00 2018 -7.7 % -11.4 % View data
183 #183
Luxembourg
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
184 #184
Nauru
6.00 2019 +0.0 % -3.0 % View data
185 #185
Antigua and Barbuda
5.00 2019 +0.0 % -3.6 % View data
185 #185
Saint Kitts and Nevis
5.00 2019 +0.0 % -3.6 % View data
185 #185
Tuvalu
5.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
188 #188
Iceland
4.00 2019 +0.0 % -4.4 % View data
189 #189
Palau
2.00 2019 +0.0 % -7.8 % View data
190 #190
Andorra
1.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
190 #190
Cook Islands
1.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
190 #190
Monaco
1.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data

Source: World Health Organization

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