Australia - Lifetime risk of maternal death

Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in: rate varies by country)

Definition: Life time risk of maternal death is the probability that a 15-year-old female will die eventually from a maternal cause assuming that current levels of fertility and mortality (including maternal mortality) do not change in the future, taking into account competing causes of death.

Source: Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990-2010. Estimates Developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and the World Bank.

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Year Value
1990 5,300
1995 4,300
2000 6,300
2005 7,600
2010 8,100

Lifetime risk of maternal death (%)

Definition: Life time risk of maternal death is the probability that a 15-year-old female will die eventually from a maternal cause assuming that current levels of fertility and mortality (including maternal mortality) do not change in the future, taking into account competing causes of death.

Source: Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990-2010. Estimates Developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and the World Bank.

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Year Value
1990 0.02
1995 0.02
2000 0.02
2005 0.01
2010 0.01

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health