Niger - Maternal mortality

Number of maternal deaths

Number of maternal deaths in Niger was 5,400 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 5,500 in 2013, while its lowest value was 3,800 in 1990.

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

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 Niger was 23.00 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23.00 in 2015 and a minimum value of 15.00 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 15.00
1991 15.00
1992 15.00
1993 15.00
1994 15.00
1995 15.00
1996 15.00
1997 15.00
1998 16.00
1999 16.00
2000 16.00
2001 16.00
2002 16.00
2003 17.00
2004 17.00
2005 18.00
2006 18.00
2007 18.00
2008 19.00
2009 19.00
2010 19.00
2011 20.00
2012 20.00
2013 21.00
2014 22.00
2015 23.00

Lifetime risk of maternal death (%)

Lifetime risk of maternal death (%) in Niger was 4.37 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 6.79 in 1990, while its lowest value was 4.37 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 6.79
1991 6.72
1992 6.66
1993 6.61
1994 6.58
1995 6.51
1996 6.51
1997 6.48
1998 6.43
1999 6.37
2000 6.27
2001 6.22
2002 6.13
2003 5.99
2004 5.83
2005 5.70
2006 5.61
2007 5.52
2008 5.37
2009 5.23
2010 5.20
2011 5.04
2012 4.91
2013 4.73
2014 4.54
2015 4.37

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health