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Health > Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Births attended by skilled health staff are the percentage of deliveries attended by personnel trained to give the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; to conduct deliveries on their own; and to care for newborns.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Dominica 100% 2003
=1 Netherlands 100% 1998
=1 South Korea 100% 2000
=1 Norway 100% 1988
=1 Barbados 100% 2003
=1 American Samoa 100% 2002
=1 Ireland 100% 2003
=1 Palau 100% 2002
=1 Hong Kong 100% 2002
=1 Denmark 100% 1987
=1 Qatar 100% 2002
=1 Lithuania 100% 2002
=1 Samoa 100% 2003
=1 New Zealand 100% 1995
=1 Macau 100% 2003
=1 United Arab Emirates 100% 2003
=1 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 100% 2004
=1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 100% 2004
=1 Ukraine 100% 2002
=1 Cayman Islands 100% 2004
=1 Sweden 100% 1987
=1 Austria 100% 1993
=1 Latvia 100% 2002
=1 Japan 100% 1996
=1 Belgium 100% 1987
=1 Grenada 100% 2003
=1 Antigua and Barbuda 100% 2004
=1 Kuwait 100% 2002
=1 Germany 100% 1986
=1 Singapore 100% 2003
=31 Finland 99.9% 2003
=31 Luxembourg 99.9% 2003
=31 Czech Republic 99.9% 2002
=31 Cuba 99.9% 2005
=31 Belarus 99.9% 2004
=31 Croatia 99.9% 2004
=37 Slovenia 99.8% 2002
=37 Chile 99.8% 2004
=37 Puerto Rico 99.8% 2003
=37 Poland 99.8% 2002
=41 Portugal 99.7% 2000
=41 Brunei 99.7% 2005
=43 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.6% 2000
=43 Estonia 99.6% 2002
=43 Hungary 99.6% 2002
=43 Northern Mariana Islands 99.6% 2000
=47 Moldova 99.5% 2005
=47 Jordan 99.5% 2002
=49 Slovakia 99.4% 2002
=49 Guam 99.4% 2001
=49 Uruguay 99.4% 2002
=52 Australia 99.3% 2000
=52 Thailand 99.3% 2000
=52 Russia 99.3% 2002
=55 Mauritius 99.2% 2004
=55 Bulgaria 99.2% 2002
57 Kazakhstan 99.1% 1999
=58 France 99% 1993
=58 Bahrain 99% 2003
=58 Fiji 99% 2000
=58 Israel 99% 1987
=58 United Kingdom 99% 1998
=58 The Bahamas 99% 2003
=58 Saint Lucia 99% 2003
=58 United States 99% 2001
=58 French Polynesia 99% 1999
=58 Kyrgyzstan 99% 2003
68 Romania 98.9% 2004
69 Dominican Republic 98.7% 2002
70 Costa Rica 98.5% 2004
71 Armenia 98.4% 2005
=72 Canada 98.3% 2001
=72 Virgin Islands 98.3% 2002
=74 Albania 98% 2002
=74 Malta 98% 1993
76 Malaysia 97.4% 2003
77 China 97.3% 2004
78 Turkmenistan 97.2% 2000
79 North Korea 97.1% 2004
=80 Jamaica 97% 2003
=80 Mongolia 97% 2003
82 Brazil 96.7% 2002
83 Colombia 96.4% 2005
=84 Trinidad and Tobago 96% 2000
=84 Aruba 96% 2002
=84 Sri Lanka 96% 2000
87 Algeria 95.9% 2002
88 Uzbekistan 95.6% 2000
=89 Venezuela 95% 2003
=89 Argentina 95% 2005
=89 Marshall Islands 95% 2002
92 Oman 94.7% 2000
93 Libya 94.4% 1995
94 Botswana 94.2% 2000
=95 Lebanon 93% 2001
=95 Saudi Arabia 93% 2002
97 Panama 92.5% 2003
=98 El Salvador 92.4% 2003
=98 Georgia 92.4% 2005
100 Serbia and Montenegro 92.1% 2002
101 South Africa 92% 2003
102 Tonga 91.3% 2002
103 Vietnam 90% 2004
104 Tunisia 89.9% 2000
105 Iran 89.6% 2000
106 Kiribati 88.9% 2002
107 Cape Verde 88.5% 1998
=108 Vanuatu 88% 2003
=108 Azerbaijan 88% 2001
110 Federated States of Micronesia 87.7% 2001
111 Sudan 87% 2000
112 Congo, Republic of the 86.2% 2005
113 Guyana 85.6% 2000
114 Gabon 85.5% 2000
115 Solomon Islands 85% 1999
116 Suriname 84.5% 2000
=117 Belize 83.3% 1999
=117 Mexico 83.3% 2004
119 Turkey 83% 2003
120 Paraguay 77.1% 2004
121 Sao Tome and Principe 76.4% 2003
122 Namibia 75.5% 2000
123 Benin 75% 2005
124 Ecuador 74.7% 2004
125 Egypt 74.2% 2005
126 Swaziland 74% 2002
127 Peru 73.4% 2004
128 Zimbabwe 72.5% 1999
129 Iraq 72.1% 2000
130 Indonesia 71.5% 2004
131 Tajikistan 71.1% 2000
132 Maldives 70.3% 2001
133 Syria 70% 2002
134 Cote d'Ivoire 68% 2004
135 Nicaragua 66.9% 2001
136 Bolivia 66.8% 2003
137 Equatorial Guinea 64.6% 2000
138 Morocco 62.6% 2004
=139 Cameroon 61.8% 2004
=139 Comoros 61.8% 2000
141 Togo 60.8% 2003
142 Democratic Republic of the Congo 60.7% 2001
143 Djibouti 60.6% 2003
144 Philippines 59.8% 2003
145 Senegal 58% 2002
146 Burma 57% 2001
147 Mauritania 56.9% 2001
148 Malawi 56.1% 2004
149 Honduras 55.7% 2001
150 Guinea 55.5% 2003
151 Lesotho 55.4% 2004
152 The Gambia 54.7% 2000
153 Madagascar 51.3% 2004
=154 Liberia 50.9% 2000
=154 Bhutan 50.9% 2005
156 Mozambique 47.7% 2003
157 Ghana 47.1% 2003
158 Angola 44.7% 2001
159 Central African Republic 44.1% 2000
160 Cambodia 43.8% 2005
=161 Tanzania 43.4% 2005
=161 Zambia 43.4% 2002
163 India 42.5% 2000
164 Sierra Leone 41.7% 2000
165 Kenya 41.6% 2003
166 Guatemala 41.4% 2002
167 Papua New Guinea 41% 2000
168 Mali 40.6% 2001
169 Uganda 39% 2001
170 Rwanda 38.6% 2005
171 Burkina Faso 37.8% 2003
172 Nigeria 35.2% 2003
173 Guinea-Bissau 34.7% 2000
174 Pakistan 31% 2005
175 Eritrea 28.3% 2002
176 Yemen 26.8% 2003
177 Burundi 25.2% 2000
178 Somalia 24.8% 2002
179 Haiti 23.8% 2000
South Asia average (profile) 22.66% 2000
180 Laos 19.4% 2001
181 East Timor 18.4% 2003
182 Niger 15.7% 2000
183 Nepal 15% 2004
184 Chad 14.4% 2004
185 Afghanistan 14.3% 2003
186 Bangladesh 13.2% 2004
187 Ethiopia 5.7% 2005

Citation

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