Maternal mortality ratio (national estimate, per 100,000 live births)

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.

Description: The map below shows how Maternal mortality ratio (national estimate, per 100,000 live births) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Lesotho, with a value of 1,200.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Brunei, with a value of 0.00.

Source: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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