Thematic Map > Maternal mortality rate - Central America & the Caribbean

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Definition: The maternal mortality ratio (MMRatio) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes). The MMRatio includes deaths during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, for a specified year.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Maternal mortality rate varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2018

See also: Maternal mortality rate bar chart

 

CountryMaternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)Year
Haiti3592015
Nicaragua1502015
Honduras1292015
Panama942015
Dominican Republic922015
Jamaica892015
Guatemala882015
Bahamas, The802015
Trinidad and Tobago632015
El Salvador542015
Saint Lucia482015
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines452015
Cuba392015
Belize282015
Barbados272015
Grenada272015
Costa Rica252015
Puerto Rico142015