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Definition: The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes). The MMR includes deaths during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, for a specified year.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Maternal mortality rate bar chart

 

Country NameMaternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)Year of Estimate
Chad1,1002010
Somalia1,0002010
Sierra Leone8902010
Central African Republic8902010
Burundi8002010
Guinea-Bissau7902010
Liberia7702010
Sudan7302010
Cameroon6902010
Nigeria6302010
Lesotho6202010
Guinea6102010
Niger5902010
Zimbabwe5702010
Congo, Republic of the5602010
Congo, Democratic Republic of the5402010
Mali5402010
Mauritania5102010
Mozambique4902010
Laos4702010
Malawi4602010
Afghanistan4602010
Tanzania4602010
Angola4502010
Zambia4402010
Cote d'Ivoire4002010
Senegal3702010
Kenya3602010
Gambia, The3602010
Ethiopia3502010
Haiti3502010
Ghana3502010
Benin3502010
Rwanda3402010
Swaziland3202010
Uganda3102010
Burkina Faso3002010
Togo3002010
East Timor3002010
South Africa3002010
Guyana2802010
Comoros2802010
Pakistan2602010
Cambodia2502010
Bangladesh2402010
Equatorial Guinea2402010
Eritrea2402010
Madagascar2402010
Papua New Guinea2302010
Gabon2302010
Indonesia2202010
India2002010
Djibouti2002010
Burma2002010
Yemen2002010
Namibia2002010
Belarus1902010
Bolivia1802008
Bhutan1802010
Nepal1702010
Botswana1602010
Dominica1502010
Dominican Republic1502010
Suriname1302010
Guatemala1202010
Jamaica1102010
Vanuatu1102010
Ecuador1102010
Tonga1102010
Samoa1002010
Honduras1002010
Morocco1002010
Philippines992010
Paraguay992010
Algeria972010
Nicaragua952010
Solomon Islands932010
Colombia922010
Panama922010
Venezuela922010
Korea, North812010
El Salvador812010
Cape Verde792010
Argentina772010
Cuba732010
Kyrgyzstan712010
Sao Tome and Principe702010
Syria702010
Turkmenistan672010
Peru672010
Georgia672010
Egypt662010
Tajikistan652010
Jordan632010
Iraq632010
Mongolia632010
Mauritius602010
Vietnam592010
Libya582010
Brazil562010
Tunisia562010
Belize532010
Barbados512010
Kazakhstan512010
Mexico502010
Thailand482010
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines482010
Bahamas, The472010
Trinidad and Tobago462010
Azerbaijan432010
Moldova412010
Costa Rica402010
China372010
Sri Lanka352010
Saint Lucia352010
Latvia342010
Russia342010
Oman322010
Ukraine322010
Armenia302010
Malaysia292010
Uruguay292010
Uzbekistan282010
Romania272010
Albania272010
Fiji262010
Chile252010
Lebanon252010
Brunei242010
Grenada242010
Saudi Arabia242010
United States212010
Hungary212010
Iran212010
Luxembourg202010
Puerto Rico202010
Bahrain202010
Turkey202010
Croatia172010
Korea, South162010
New Zealand152010
Kuwait142010
Serbia122010
Denmark122010
Canada122010
United Kingdom122010
Slovenia122010
United Arab Emirates122010
Bulgaria112010
Macedonia102010
Kiribati92008
Montenegro82010
Lithuania82010
Malta82010
Portugal82010
Belgium82010
Bosnia and Herzegovina82010
France82010
Switzerland82010
Germany72010
Australia72010
Norway72010
Qatar72010
Israel72010
Slovakia62010
Netherlands62010
Ireland62010
Spain62010
Czech Republic52010
Finland52010
Poland52010
Iceland52010
Japan52010
Italy42010
Austria42010
Sweden42010
Singapore32010
Greece32010
Estonia22010
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