Afghanistan - Neonatal Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Afghanistan Neonatal Mortality Rate was down by 3% year on year. With 36 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was number 5 among other countries in Neonatal Mortality Rate. Afghanistan is overtaken by Somalia, which was ranked number 4 at 37.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Guinea-Bissau with 35.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Pakistan topped the ranking with 41.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, a fall of 1.7% versus 2018. Venezuela witnessed the best average annual growth at +6.9% per year, while Montenegro was the worst growing country at -12.9% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 36.00
2018 37.10
2017 38.10
2016 39.30
2015 40.50
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How does Afghanistan rank in Neonatal Mortality Rate?

# 193 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Pakistan
41 2019 -1.7 % -2.1 % View data
2 #2
Central African Republic
41 2019 -1.0 % -1.5 % View data
4 #4
Somalia
37 2019 -0.8 % -1.6 % View data
5 #5
Afghanistan
36 2019 -3.0 % -3.0 % View data
6 #6
Guinea-Bissau
36 2019 -2.5 % -2.3 % View data
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