Neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births reached 6.50 in 2017 in Libya, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 4.41 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Libya reached an all time high of 37.7 in 1972 and an all time low of 6.50 in 2017. When compared to Libya's main peers, neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births in Algeria amounted to 14.9, 34.8 in Chad, 11.6 in Egypt and 7.50 in Tunisia in 2017.
Libya has been ranked 105th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of neonatal mortality per 1,000 live births, 6 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.