Bosnia and Herzegovina - Maternal mortality

Number of maternal deaths

Number of maternal deaths in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 4.00 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 18.00 in 1991, while its lowest value was 4.00 in 2011.

Definition: A maternal death refers to the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes.

Source: WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and the United Nations Population Division. Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2015

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Year Value
1990 18.00
1991 18.00
1992 16.00
1993 14.00
1994 13.00
1995 11.00
1996 10.00
1997 9.00
1998 8.00
1999 7.00
2000 7.00
2001 6.00
2002 5.00
2003 5.00
2004 5.00
2005 5.00
2006 5.00
2007 5.00
2008 5.00
2009 5.00
2010 5.00
2011 4.00
2012 4.00
2013 4.00
2014 4.00
2015 4.00

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

The value for Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in: rate varies by country) in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 6,800 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6,800 in 2015 and a minimum value of 1,900 in 1990.

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: WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and the United Nations Population Division. Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2015

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Year Value
1990 1,900
1991 1,900
1992 2,100
1993 2,200
1994 2,400
1995 2,700
1996 2,800
1997 3,000
1998 3,500
1999 3,900
2000 4,200
2001 4,800
2002 5,400
2003 5,600
2004 5,500
2005 6,000
2006 5,800
2007 5,600
2008 5,900
2009 5,700
2010 6,000
2011 6,300
2012 6,300
2013 6,500
2014 6,600
2015 6,800

Lifetime risk of maternal death (%)

Lifetime risk of maternal death (%) in Bosnia and Herzegovina was 0.015 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 0.053 in 1991, while its lowest value was 0.015 in 2015.

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: WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and the United Nations Population Division. Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2015

See also:

Year Value
1990 0.052
1991 0.053
1992 0.048
1993 0.045
1994 0.041
1995 0.037
1996 0.035
1997 0.033
1998 0.029
1999 0.026
2000 0.024
2001 0.021
2002 0.018
2003 0.018
2004 0.018
2005 0.017
2006 0.017
2007 0.018
2008 0.017
2009 0.017
2010 0.017
2011 0.016
2012 0.016
2013 0.015
2014 0.015
2015 0.015

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health