Neonatal Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births) fell 2.56% to 3.80 in Qatar in 2017

Neonatal Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births)
Health Care | Qatar | February 1, 2019
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Neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births reached 3.80 in 2017 in Qatar, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 2.56 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Qatar reached an all time high of 12.0 in 1989 and an all time low of 3.80 in 2017. When compared to Qatar's main peers, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Bahrain amounted to 3.10, 9.10 in Iran, 3.90 in Saudi Arabia and 4.70 in United Arab Emirates in 2017.

Qatar has been ranked 128th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The neonatal mortality rate is the number of neonates dying before reaching 28 days of age per 1,000 live births in a given year.

Neonatal Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bahrain 3.10 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20
Iran 11.5 11.0 10.6 10.2 9.80
Iraq 20.4 19.8 19.3 18.7 18.2
Jordan 12.2 11.9 11.5 11.2 10.8
Kuwait 5.30 5.20 5.00 4.80 4.60
Oman 5.10 5.10 5.00 5.00 5.00
Pakistan 50.0 49.2 48.4 47.3 46.3
Qatar 4.40 4.30 4.20 4.10 4.00
Saudi Arabia 6.00 5.60 5.20 4.80 4.50
Turkmenistan 24.1 23.6 23.2 22.7 22.2
United Arab Emirates 4.30 4.30 4.30 4.40 4.50
Yemen 27.0 27.0 27.0 27.0 27.0