Neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births reached 11.6 in 2017 in Egypt, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.13 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Egypt reached an all time high of 64.2 in 1960 and an all time low of 11.6 in 2017. When compared to Egypt's main peers, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Israel amounted to 2.00, 6.50 in Libya, 3.90 in Saudi Arabia and 29.5 in Sudan in 2017.
Egypt has been ranked 74th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births.
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.