Number of maternal deaths - Country Ranking

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

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Nigeria 58,000.00 2015
2 India 45,000.00 2015
3 Dem. Rep. Congo 22,000.00 2015
4 Ethiopia 11,000.00 2015
5 Pakistan 9,700.00 2015
6 Tanzania 8,200.00 2015
7 Kenya 8,000.00 2015
8 Indonesia 6,400.00 2015
9 Uganda 5,700.00 2015
10 Bangladesh 5,500.00 2015
11 Côte d'Ivoire 5,400.00 2015
11 Niger 5,400.00 2015
11 Chad 5,400.00 2015
11 Angola 5,400.00 2015
15 Mozambique 5,300.00 2015
16 Cameroon 5,100.00 2015
17 China 4,400.00 2015
17 Mali 4,400.00 2015
19 Afghanistan 4,300.00 2015
20 Malawi 4,200.00 2015
21 Sudan 4,100.00 2015
22 Burundi 3,500.00 2015
23 Somalia 3,400.00 2015
24 Yemen 3,300.00 2015
25 Sierra Leone 3,100.00 2015
25 Guinea 3,100.00 2015
27 Madagascar 2,900.00 2015
28 Ghana 2,800.00 2015
29 Burkina Faso 2,700.00 2015
29 Philippines 2,700.00 2015
31 Zimbabwe 2,400.00 2015
32 Senegal 1,800.00 2015
33 Myanmar 1,700.00 2015
34 Benin 1,600.00 2015
35 Nepal 1,500.00 2015
35 South Africa 1,500.00 2015
37 Central African Republic 1,400.00 2015
37 Zambia 1,400.00 2015
39 Brazil 1,300.00 2015
39 Algeria 1,300.00 2015
41 Liberia 1,100.00 2015
41 Rwanda 1,100.00 2015
43 Haiti 950.00 2015
44 Togo 940.00 2015
45 Mexico 890.00 2015
46 Eritrea 880.00 2015
47 Vietnam 860.00 2015
48 Morocco 850.00 2015
49 Egypt 820.00 2015
50 Mauritania 810.00 2015
51 Congo 740.00 2015
52 Iraq 620.00 2015
53 Cambodia 590.00 2015
53 The Gambia 590.00 2015
55 Venezuela 570.00 2015
56 United States 550.00 2015
57 Bolivia 520.00 2015
58 Colombia 480.00 2015
59 Papua New Guinea 460.00 2015
60 Russia 450.00 2015
61 Peru 420.00 2015
62 Argentina 390.00 2015
63 Guatemala 380.00 2015
64 Guinea-Bissau 370.00 2015
65 Lao PDR 350.00 2015
66 Iran 340.00 2015
67 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 300.00 2015
67 Lesotho 300.00 2015
67 Syrian Arab Republic 300.00 2015
70 Uzbekistan 240.00 2015
71 Honduras 220.00 2015
72 Turkey 210.00 2015
72 Ecuador 210.00 2015
74 Malaysia 200.00 2015
74 Dominican Republic 200.00 2015
76 Namibia 190.00 2015
76 Paraguay 190.00 2015
78 Nicaragua 180.00 2015
79 Swaziland 150.00 2015
79 Gabon 150.00 2015
81 Thailand 140.00 2015
82 Tunisia 130.00 2015
83 Ukraine 120.00 2015
83 Kyrgyz Republic 120.00 2015
85 Jordan 110.00 2015
86 Equatorial Guinea 100.00 2015
87 Sri Lanka 98.00 2015
88 Timor-Leste 94.00 2015
89 Comoros 88.00 2015
90 Tajikistan 82.00 2015
91 United Kingdom 74.00 2015
92 Saudi Arabia 72.00 2015
92 Botswana 72.00 2015
94 Panama 71.00 2015
95 France 66.00 2015
96 El Salvador 57.00 2015
97 Japan 56.00 2015
97 Romania 56.00 2015
99 Chile 52.00 2015
100 Djibouti 50.00 2015
100 Korea 50.00 2015
102 Azerbaijan 48.00 2015
103 Turkmenistan 47.00 2015
104 Cuba 45.00 2015
104 Kazakhstan 45.00 2015
106 Jamaica 43.00 2015
107 Germany 42.00 2015
108 Guyana 34.00 2015
109 Mongolia 30.00 2015
110 Canada 27.00 2015
111 Spain 21.00 2015
112 Bhutan 20.00 2015
113 Solomon Islands 19.00 2015
113 Georgia 19.00 2015
113 Australia 19.00 2015
116 Costa Rica 18.00 2015
116 Italy 18.00 2015
118 Serbia 15.00 2015
118 Hungary 15.00 2015
118 Suriname 15.00 2015
121 Oman 14.00 2015
122 Lebanon 13.00 2015
123 Trinidad and Tobago 12.00 2015
123 Netherlands 12.00 2015
123 Libya 12.00 2015
123 Poland 12.00 2015
127 Albania 11.00 2015
128 São Tomé and Principe 10.00 2015
128 Armenia 10.00 2015
128 Moldova 10.00 2015
131 Belgium 9.00 2015
131 Israel 9.00 2015
133 Portugal 8.00 2015
134 New Zealand 7.00 2015
134 Uruguay 7.00 2015
134 Bulgaria 7.00 2015
134 Mauritius 7.00 2015
138 Puerto Rico 6.00 2015
138 United Arab Emirates 6.00 2015
140 Vanuatu 5.00 2015
140 Belarus 5.00 2015
140 Fiji 5.00 2015
140 The Bahamas 5.00 2015
140 Cabo Verde 5.00 2015
140 Singapore 5.00 2015
140 Ireland 5.00 2015
140 Czech Republic 5.00 2015
140 Sweden 5.00 2015
149 Latvia 4.00 2015
149 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.00 2015
149 Switzerland 4.00 2015
149 Denmark 4.00 2015
153 Croatia 3.00 2015
153 Slovak Republic 3.00 2015
153 Greece 3.00 2015
153 Austria 3.00 2015
153 Lithuania 3.00 2015
153 Tonga 3.00 2015
153 Qatar 3.00 2015
153 Norway 3.00 2015
153 Kiribati 3.00 2015
153 Bahrain 3.00 2015
153 Kuwait 3.00 2015
164 Belize 2.00 2015
164 Brunei 2.00 2015
164 Macedonia 2.00 2015
164 Slovenia 2.00 2015
164 Finland 2.00 2015
164 Samoa 2.00 2015
170 Cyprus 1.00 2015
170 Grenada 1.00 2015
170 Luxembourg 1.00 2015
170 St. Lucia 1.00 2015
170 Barbados 1.00 2015
170 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 1.00 2015
170 Estonia 1.00 2015
170 Montenegro 1.00 2015
178 Iceland 0.00 2015
178 Malta 0.00 2015

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Aggregation method: Sum

Periodicity: Annual