Nigeria - Neonatal Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Nigeria Neonatal Mortality Rate decreased by 0.8% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 7 comparing other countries in Neonatal Mortality Rate with 35.6 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Nigeria is overtaken by Guinea-Bissau, which was ranked number 6 at 35.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Lesotho with 34.7 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Pakistan ranked the highest with 41.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a decrease of 1.7% versus 2018. Central African Republic, South Sudan and Somalia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela recorded the best 5 years average 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 35.60
2018 36.00
2017 36.40
2016 36.60
2015 36.80
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How does Nigeria 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
6 #6
Guinea-Bissau
36 2019 -2.5 % -2.3 % View data
7 #7
Nigeria
36 2019 -1.1 % -0.8 % View data
8 #8
Lesotho
35 2019 -0.6 % -1.4 % View data
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