Neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births reached 2.00 in 2017 in Israel, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Israel reached an all time high of 13.5 in 1975 and an all time low of 2.00 in 2016. When compared to Israel's main peers, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Egypt amounted to 11.6, 10.1 in Jordan, 4.50 in Lebanon and 8.70 in Syria in 2017.
Israel has been ranked 159th 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.