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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
Sierra Leone1,3602015
Central African Republic8822015
Chad8562015
Nigeria8142015
Somalia7322015
Liberia7252015
Burundi7122015
Gambia, The7062015
Congo, Democratic Republic of the6932015
Guinea6792015
Cote d'Ivoire6452015
Malawi6342015
Mauritania6022015
Cameroon5962015
Mali5872015
Niger5532015
Guinea-Bissau5492015
Kenya5102015
Eritrea5012015
Mozambique4892015
Lesotho4872015
Angola4772015
Zimbabwe4432015
Congo, Republic of the4422015
Benin4052015
Tanzania3982015
Afghanistan3962015
Swaziland3892015
Yemen3852015
Burkina Faso3712015
Togo3682015
Haiti3592015
Ethiopia3532015
Madagascar3532015
Uganda3432015
Equatorial Guinea3422015
Comoros3352015
Ghana3192015
Senegal3152015
Sudan3112015
Gabon2912015
Rwanda2902015
Namibia2652015
Nepal2582015
Guyana2292015
Djibouti2292015
Zambia2242015
East Timor2152015
Papua New Guinea2152015
Bolivia2062015
Laos1972015
Pakistan1782015
Burma1782015
Bangladesh1762015
India1742015
Cambodia1612015
Sao Tome and Principe1562015
Suriname1552015
Nicaragua1502015
Bhutan1482015
Algeria1402015
South Africa1382015
Paraguay1322015
Botswana1292015
Honduras1292015
Indonesia1262015
Tonga1242015
Morocco1212015
Philippines1142015
Solomon Islands1142015
Venezuela952015
Panama942015
Dominican Republic922015
Kiribati902015
Jamaica892015
Guatemala882015
Korea, North822015
Bahamas, The802015
Vanuatu782015
Kyrgyzstan762015
Peru682015
Syria682015
Ecuador642015
Colombia642015
Trinidad and Tobago632015
Tunisia622015
Jordan582015
El Salvador542015
Vietnam542015
Mauritius532015
Argentina522015
Samoa512015
Iraq502015
Saint Lucia482015
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines452015
Mongolia442015
Brazil442015
Cape Verde422015
Turkmenistan422015
Malaysia402015
Cuba392015
Mexico382015
Georgia362015
Uzbekistan362015
Egypt332015
Tajikistan322015
Romania312015
Fiji302015
Sri Lanka302015
Albania292015
Belize282015
Barbados272015
China272015
Grenada272015
Costa Rica252015
Armenia252015
Azerbaijan252015
Russia252015
Iran252015
Ukraine242015
Moldova232015
Brunei232015
Chile222015
Thailand202015
Latvia182015
Serbia172015
Oman172015
Hungary172015
Turkey162015
Uruguay152015
Bahrain152015
Lebanon152015
Puerto Rico142015
United States142015
Qatar132015
Saudi Arabia122015
Kazakhstan122015
Korea, South112015
New Zealand112015
Bosnia and Herzegovina112015
Bulgaria112015
Portugal102015
Lithuania102015
Luxembourg102015
Singapore102015
United Kingdom92015
Libya92015
Slovenia92015
Malta92015
Estonia92015
Ireland82015
Croatia82015
France82015
Macedonia82015
Montenegro72015
Netherlands72015
Canada72015
Belgium72015
Australia62015
Germany62015
Denmark62015
Slovakia62015
United Arab Emirates62015
Switzerland52015
Spain52015
Israel52015
Japan52015
Norway52015
Italy42015
Kuwait42015
Austria42015
Belarus42015
Sweden42015
Greece32015
Finland32015
Iceland32015
Poland32015