Neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births reached 10.1 in 2017 in Jordan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 3.81 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Jordan reached an all time high of 40.0 in 1960 and an all time low of 10.1 in 2017. When compared to Jordan's main peers, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Iraq amounted to 17.1, 2.00 in Israel, 3.90 in Saudi Arabia and 8.70 in Syria in 2017.
Jordan has been ranked 85th 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.