Neonatal mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births

Indicator Description
A sustainable development indicator (SDGs) 2030. It reflect the social, economic and environmental conditions in which the children live (and others in society)
Indicator Unit (ع)
وفاة/ألف مولود حي
Indicator Type
Yearly
Indicator Value
9.5
Indicator Date
2015
Theme
Health
Sector
Deaths and Births

Definition:

The infant mortality rate is the probability that a child born in a specified year will die before reaching the age of one, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates.  

Methodology:

The indicator is calculated by dividing the number of deaths of infants under one year of age in a calendar year by the number of live births in the same year and multiplied by 1,000. The formula for computing this indicator is as follow:

 

where IMR(n) is the infant mortality rate for the calendar year n; D (0, n) is the number of infants aged 0 during year n and who died during year n; and B (n) is the number of live births occurring during year n.

Periodicity
 :

Yearly 

Unit of Measurement:

Deaths/ 1000 live births

Source:

Ministry of Health

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