×
Ghana

Ghana Births and maternity Stats

Definitions

  • Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest: Abortion laws by grounds on which abortion is permitted.
  • All births of boys: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Antenatal care > Mothers getting 1+ visit during pregnancy: Percentage of pregnant women who received at least one visit by a doctor or other highly specialized care provider.
  • Average age of mother at childbirth: Average age of mother at first childbirth.
  • Caesarean birth rate: Percentage of live births that are delivered through a cesarean section, more commonly referred to as a c-section.
  • Crude birth rate: Country's crude birth rate. The crude birth rate is the number of live births for every 1,000 people.
  • Future births: Mid-range estimate for country's population increase due to births from five years prior to the given year. For example, from 2095 to 2100, India's population is expected to rise by 16,181 people due to births. Estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Future births per million people: Mid-range estimate for country's population increase due to births from five years prior to the given year. For example, from 2095 to 2100, India's population is expected to rise by 16,181 people due to births. Estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Infant mortality rate: How many infants, out of 1000, who will die before attaining one year of age.
  • Maternal death rate: Number of mothers who died giving birth, out of 100,000 births.
  • Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given: Maternity leave benefits.
  • Number of births: Total number of live births. A live birth refers to a birth after which the baby shows signs of life, however, if the baby dies after showing signs of life, it is still considered a live birth.
  • Number of births per thousand people: Total number of live births. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Teenage birth rate: Percentage of females aged 15-19 who give birth, out of all females the same age in the country.
  • Total fertility rate: Total fertility rate.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal 2007
All births of boys 306,159 2010 11th out of 88
Antenatal care > Mothers getting 1+ visit during pregnancy 96.4% 2011 3rd out of 14
Average age of mother at childbirth 29.4 2007 8th out of 30
Caesarean birth rate 11% 2012 77th out of 129
Crude birth rate 30.8 2007 7th out of 18
Future births 742.68 2100 39th out of 196
Future births per million people 31.16 2010 43th out of 191
Infant mortality rate 48.6 2012 37th out of 193
Maternal death rate 350 per 100,000 live births 2010 30th out of 178
Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 52 2013 92nd out of 180
Number of births 699,542 2007 6th out of 18
Number of births per thousand people 31.06 2007 6th out of 15
Teenage birth rate 69.7 2006 15th out of 130
Total fertility rate 1.92% 2100 54th out of 196

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables

Citation

"Ghana Births and maternity Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Ghana/Health/Births-and-maternity

NationMaster

Ghana Health > Births and maternity Profiles (Subcategories)

Abortion 7 Maternity leave 3