St. Lucia - 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 St. Lucia was 48.00 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 68.00 in 2004 and a minimum value of 39.00 in 1993.

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 45.00
1991 42.00
1992 40.00
1993 39.00
1994 40.00
1995 43.00
1996 46.00
1997 49.00
1998 51.00
1999 52.00
2000 54.00
2001 58.00
2002 62.00
2003 68.00
2004 68.00
2005 67.00
2006 59.00
2007 61.00
2008 58.00
2009 56.00
2010 54.00
2011 52.00
2012 50.00
2013 49.00
2014 49.00
2015 48.00

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

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.

Source: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.

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Year Value
2001 35.00
2005 0.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health