Neonatal Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births) remained unchanged in Cyprus in 2017

Neonatal Mortality (Per 1,000 Live Births)
Health Care | Cyprus | February 1, 2019
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Neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births reached 1.60 in 2017 in Cyprus, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Cyprus reached an all time high of 6.60 in 1985 and an all time low of 1.60 in 2016. When compared to Cyprus's main peers, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Egypt amounted to 11.6, 3.00 in Greece, 2.00 in Israel and 5.90 in Turkey in 2017.

Cyprus has been ranked 166th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births, 4 places behind 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
Albania 6.10 5.90 5.70 5.80 5.90
Bulgaria 4.90 4.70 4.50 4.30 4.10
Cyprus 1.90 1.80 1.80 1.70 1.70
Egypt 14.7 14.1 13.5 13.0 12.5
Greece 2.20 2.30 2.40 2.60 2.70
Iran 11.5 11.0 10.6 10.2 9.80
Iraq 20.4 19.8 19.3 18.7 18.2
Israel 2.30 2.30 2.20 2.10 2.10
Jordan 12.2 11.9 11.5 11.2 10.8
Lebanon 5.70 5.50 5.30 5.10 4.90
Libya 8.40 8.00 7.60 7.30 7.00
Macedonia 6.80 7.00 7.50 8.20 9.00
Saudi Arabia 6.00 5.60 5.20 4.80 4.50
Sudan 32.4 32.0 31.6 31.1 30.6
Syria 8.70 8.80 8.80 8.80 8.80
Turkey 8.50 7.90 7.70 7.50 7.10