St. Lucia - Maternal mortality

Number of maternal deaths

Number of maternal deaths in St. Lucia was 1.00 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 2.00 in 2010, while its lowest value was 1.00 in 1992.

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 2.00
1991 2.00
1992 1.00
1993 1.00
1994 1.00
1995 2.00
1996 2.00
1997 2.00
1998 2.00
1999 2.00
2000 2.00
2001 2.00
2002 2.00
2003 2.00
2004 2.00
2005 2.00
2006 2.00
2007 2.00
2008 2.00
2009 2.00
2010 2.00
2011 1.00
2012 1.00
2013 1.00
2014 1.00
2015 1.00

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 St. Lucia was 1,100.00 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,100.00 in 2015 and a minimum value of 550.00 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 550.00
1991 610.00
1992 680.00
1993 710.00
1994 720.00
1995 700.00
1996 700.00
1997 690.00
1998 690.00
1999 720.00
2000 720.00
2001 700.00
2002 680.00
2003 650.00
2004 670.00
2005 700.00
2006 800.00
2007 770.00
2008 820.00
2009 860.00
2010 900.00
2011 960.00
2012 1,000.00
2013 1,000.00
2014 1,100.00
2015 1,100.00

Lifetime risk of maternal death (%)

Lifetime risk of maternal death (%) in St. Lucia was 0.091 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 0.181 in 1990, while its lowest value was 0.091 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 0.181
1991 0.164
1992 0.147
1993 0.141
1994 0.139
1995 0.143
1996 0.144
1997 0.145
1998 0.145
1999 0.139
2000 0.138
2001 0.142
2002 0.146
2003 0.153
2004 0.150
2005 0.144
2006 0.125
2007 0.129
2008 0.122
2009 0.116
2010 0.111
2011 0.104
2012 0.098
2013 0.096
2014 0.094
2015 0.091

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health