* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Maternal mortality per 100,000 live births, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 182 countries was 155 deaths per 100,000 births.The highest value was in Chad: 1140 deaths per 100,000 births and the lowest value was in Belarus: 2 deaths per 100,000 births. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2017. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: deaths per 100,000 births; Source: UNICEF
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
1140
1120
917
829
829
766
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576
562
548
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397
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349
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273
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155
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1140



Definition: Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die from pregnancy-related causes while pregnant or within 42 days of pregnancy termination per 100,000 live births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on the proportion of maternal deaths among non-AIDS deaths in women ages 15-49, fertility, birth attendants, and GDP measured using purchasing power parities (PPPs).
Maternal mortality in Europe
Maternal mortality in Asia
Maternal mortality in Africa
Maternal mortality in North America
Maternal mortality in South America
Maternal mortality in Australia
Maternal mortality in the European union
Maternal mortality in Sub Sahara Africa
Maternal mortality in MENA
Maternal mortality in South East Asia
Maternal mortality in Latin America


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