South Africa - Neonatal Mortality

Since 2014, South Africa Neonatal Mortality was down by 2.8% year on year. At 10 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, the country was ranked number 3 among other countries in Neonatal Mortality. South Africa is overtaken by Indonesia, which was ranked number 2 at 11.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Brazil with 7.8 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. India topped the ranking with 22 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is -4.4% compared to 2018. Luxembourg recorded the best 5 years average growth at +5% per year, while China was the worst growing country at -10.7% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 10.00
2018 10.40
2017 10.70
2016 11.00
2015 11.20
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How does South Africa rank in Neonatal Mortality?

# 43 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
India
22 2019 -4.3 % -4.2 % View data
2 #2
Indonesia
11 2019 -4.2 % -3.8 % View data
3 #3
South Africa
10 2019 -3.9 % -2.8 % View data
4 #4
Brazil
8 2019 -4.9 % -4.3 % View data
5 #5
Colombia
8 2019 -2.6 % -3.1 % View data
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