OECD members - Maternal mortality ratio

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

The value for Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births) in OECD members was 14.00 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 32.00 in 1990 and a minimum value of 14.00 in 2015.

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. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on the proportion of maternal deaths among non-AIDS deaths in women ages 15-49, fertility, birth attendants, and GDP.

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 32.00
1991 31.00
1992 31.00
1993 31.00
1994 30.00
1995 30.00
1996 29.00
1997 29.00
1998 29.00
1999 29.00
2000 28.00
2001 26.00
2002 24.00
2003 23.00
2004 22.00
2005 21.00
2006 20.00
2007 19.00
2008 18.00
2009 18.00
2010 17.00
2011 16.00
2012 16.00
2013 15.00
2014 15.00
2015 14.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health