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South Africa - Neonatal mortality rate

11.0
(deaths per 1,000 live births)
in 2015

Between 1996 and 2015, neonatal mortality rate of South Africa was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 17.9 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1996 to 11 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2015.

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Neonatal mortality rate is the number of neonates dying before reaching 28 days of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.

Date Value Change, %
2015 11.0 -0.90 %
2014 11.1 -0.89 %
2013 11.2 -0.88 %
2012 11.3 -1.74 %
2011 11.5 -1.71 %
2010 11.7 -1.68 %
2009 11.9 -3.25 %
2008 12.3 -3.91 %
2007 12.8 -3.03 %
2006 13.2 -3.65 %
2005 13.7 -3.52 %
2004 14.2