Neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births reached 4.50 in 2017 in Lebanon, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.26 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Lebanon reached an all time high of 33.8 in 1973 and an all time low of 4.50 in 2017. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Cyprus amounted to 1.60, 2.00 in Israel, 10.1 in Jordan and 8.70 in Syria in 2017.
Lebanon has been ranked 121st 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.