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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, 2019

See also: Maternal mortality rate bar chart

 

CountryMaternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)Year
Chad1,1402017
Sierra Leone1,1202017
Nigeria9172017
Central African Republic8292017
Somalia8292017
Mauritania7662017
Guinea-Bissau6672017
Guyana6672017
Liberia6612017
Afghanistan6382017
Cote d'Ivoire6172017
Gambia, The5972017
Guinea5762017
Mali5622017
Burundi5482017
Lesotho5442017
Cameroon5292017
Tanzania5242017
Niger5092017
Eritrea4802017
Haiti4802017
Congo, Democratic Republic of the4732017
Zimbabwe4582017
Swaziland4372017
Ethiopia4012017
Benin3972017
Togo3962017
Congo, Republic of the3782017
Uganda3752017
Malawi3492017
Kenya3422017
Madagascar3352017
Burkina Faso3202017
Senegal3152017
Ghana3082017
Equatorial Guinea3012017
Sudan2952017
Mozambique2892017
Comoros2732017
Gabon2522017
Burma2502017
Djibouti2482017
Rwanda2482017
Angola2412017
Zambia2132017
Nicaragua1982017
Namibia1952017
Nepal1862017
Laos1852017
Bhutan1832017
Indonesia1772017
Bangladesh1732017
Yemen1642017
Cambodia1602017
Bolivia1552017
India1452017
Papua New Guinea1452017
Botswana1442017
East Timor1422017
Pakistan1402017
Sao Tome and Principe1302017
Venezuela1252017
Philippines1212017
Suriname1202017
South Africa1192017
Saint Lucia1172017
Algeria1122017
Solomon Islands1042017
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines982017
Dominican Republic952017
Guatemala952017
Kiribati922017
Korea, North892017
Peru882017
Paraguay842017
Colombia832017
Jamaica802017
Iraq792017
Libya722017
Vanuatu722017
Morocco702017
Bahamas, The702017
Trinidad and Tobago672017
Honduras652017
Mauritius612017
Kyrgyzstan602017
Brazil602017
Ecuador592017
Cape Verde582017
Panama522017
Tonga522017
Jordan462017
El Salvador462017
Mongolia452017
Vietnam432017
Samoa432017
Tunisia432017
Argentina392017
Egypt372017
Thailand372017
Cuba362017
Belize362017
Sri Lanka362017
Fiji342017
Mexico332017
Brunei312017
Syria312017
Uzbekistan292017
China292017
Malaysia292017
Lebanon292017
Barbados272017
Costa Rica272017
Armenia262017
Azerbaijan262017
Grenada252017
Georgia252017
Puerto Rico212017
Romania192017
Oman192017
Latvia192017
Moldova192017
Ukraine192017
United States192017
Uruguay172017
Turkey172017
Tajikistan172017
Russia172017
Saudi Arabia172017
Iran162017
Albania152017
Bahrain142017
Chile132017
Hungary122017
Kuwait122017
Serbia122017
Korea, South112017
Kazakhstan102017
Canada102017
Bulgaria102017
Bosnia and Herzegovina102017
Estonia92017
Qatar92017
New Zealand92017
Portugal82017
Croatia82017
France82017
Singapore82017
Slovenia72017
Turkmenistan72017
United Kingdom72017
Germany72017
Macedonia72017
Malta62017
Montenegro62017
Australia62017
Austria52017
Belgium52017
Ireland52017
Luxembourg52017
Slovakia52017
Lithuania52017
Japan52017
Netherlands52017
Switzerland52017
Sweden42017
Spain42017
Iceland42017
Denmark42017
Greece32017
Czech Republic32017
Finland32017
Israel32017
United Arab Emirates32017
Italy22017
Norway22017
Poland22017
Belarus22017