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Health > Reproductive 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 Canada 100% 2004
=1 Dominica 100% 2008
=1 Netherlands 100% 2003
=1 Norway 100% 1988
=1 Barbados 100% 2007
=1 American Samoa 100% 2002
=1 Ireland 100% 2003
=1 Palau 100% 2007
=1 Australia 100% 2003
=1 Denmark 100% 1987
=1 Qatar 100% 2002
=1 Lithuania 100% 2006
=1 Samoa 100% 2004
=1 United Arab Emirates 100% 2003
=1 Saint Lucia 100% 2007
=1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 100% 2008
=1 Cayman Islands 100% 2005
=1 Sweden 100% 1987
=1 Austria 100% 1993
=1 Latvia 100% 2006
=1 Belarus 100% 2005
=1 Switzerland 100% 2006
=1 Antigua and Barbuda 100% 2008
=1 Malta 100% 2006
=1 Kuwait 100% 2002
=1 Germany 100% 2006
=27 Finland 99.9% 2003
=27 Portugal 99.9% 2001
=27 Luxembourg 99.9% 2003
=27 Uzbekistan 99.9% 2006
=27 Slovenia 99.9% 2008
=27 Czech Republic 99.9% 2008
=27 Cuba 99.9% 2009
=27 Armenia 99.9% 2007
=27 Croatia 99.9% 2008
=27 Poland 99.9% 2005
=37 Estonia 99.8% 2006
=37 Japan 99.8% 2004
=37 Puerto Rico 99.8% 2004
=37 Kazakhstan 99.8% 2006
=41 Brunei 99.7% 2005
=41 Chile 99.7% 2007
=41 Singapore 99.7% 2004
=44 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.6% 2006
=44 Russia 99.6% 2008
=44 Bulgaria 99.6% 2008
=44 Northern Mariana Islands 99.6% 2000
=48 Turkmenistan 99.5% 2006
=48 Slovakia 99.5% 2008
=48 Moldova 99.5% 2005
=48 Hungary 99.5% 2008
=52 Guam 99.4% 2001
=52 Mongolia 99.4% 2008
=54 Albania 99.3% 2009
=54 United States 99.3% 2003
=54 Belgium 99.3% 1999
=54 Uruguay 99.3% 2004
=58 Mauritius 99.2% 2005
=58 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 99.2% 2008
=60 Turks and Caicos Islands 99.1% 2005
=60 Costa Rica 99.1% 2008
=60 Jordan 99.1% 2007
=60 China 99.1% 2008
=64 Serbia and Montenegro 99% 2005
=64 France 99% 1993
=64 Bahrain 99% 2005
=64 Libya 99% 1999
=64 Fiji 99% 2002
=64 Italy 99% 2003
=64 Israel 99% 1987
=64 United Kingdom 99% 1998
=64 The Bahamas 99% 2007
=64 Cyprus 99% 2003
=64 French Polynesia 99% 2000
75 Grenada 98.8% 2007
=76 Ukraine 98.7% 2007
=76 Romania 98.7% 2008
=78 Malaysia 98.6% 2007
=78 Oman 98.6% 2007
=78 Sri Lanka 98.6% 2007
81 Virgin Islands 98.5% 2003
82 Georgia 98.3% 2005
83 Ecuador 98.2% 2004
=84 Lebanon 98% 2004
=84 Tonga 98% 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 97.94% 2005
86 Tuvalu 97.9% 2007
=87 Dominican Republic 97.8% 2007
=87 Trinidad and Tobago 97.8% 2006
89 Kyrgyzstan 97.6% 2006
90 Thailand 97.3% 2006
91 Brazil 97% 2006
92 New Zealand 96.6% 2001
93 Colombia 96.4% 2005
=94 Aruba 96% 2002
=94 Saudi Arabia 96% 2004
96 El Salvador 95.5% 2008
97 Algeria 95.2% 2006
98 Venezuela 95% 2003
99 Belize 94.9% 2008
100 Argentina 94.8% 2008
=101 Botswana 94.6% 2007
=101 Tunisia 94.6% 2006
103 Jamaica 94.5% 2006
104 Mexico 93.4% 2006
105 Syria 93% 2006
106 Djibouti 92.9% 2006
107 Guyana 91.9% 2009
108 Panama 91.5% 2007
109 Turkey 91.3% 2008
110 South Africa 91.2% 2003
111 Suriname 89.8% 2006
112 Tajikistan 88.4% 2007
113 Azerbaijan 88% 2006
114 Vietnam 87.7% 2006
115 Marshall Islands 86.2% 2007
116 Gabon 85.5% 2000
117 Maldives 84% 2004
118 Congo, Republic of the 83.4% 2005
119 Peru 82.5% 2009
120 Paraguay 81.9% 2008
121 Sao Tome and Principe 81.7% 2009
122 Namibia 81.4% 2007
123 Iraq 79.7% 2007
124 Cape Verde 77.5% 2005
125 Indonesia 74.86% 2008
=126 Vanuatu 74% 2007
=126 Benin 74% 2006
=126 Democratic Republic of the Congo 74% 2007
129 Nicaragua 73.7% 2007
130 Bhutan 71.4% 2007
131 Bolivia 71.1% 2008
132 Solomon Islands 70.1% 2007
133 Swaziland 69% 2007
134 Honduras 66.9% 2006
135 Equatorial Guinea 64.6% 2000
136 Burma 63.9% 2007
=137 Cameroon 63% 2006
=137 Kiribati 63% 2005
139 Morocco 62.6% 2004
140 Philippines 62.2% 2008
141 Togo 62% 2006
142 Comoros 61.8% 2000
143 Lesotho 61.5% 2009
144 Mauritania 60.9% 2007
145 Zimbabwe 60.2% 2009
146 Ghana 57.1% 2008
=147 The Gambia 56.8% 2006
=147 Cote d'Ivoire 56.8% 2006
149 Mozambique 55.3% 2008
150 Malawi 53.6% 2006
151 Burkina Faso 53.5% 2006
152 Papua New Guinea 53% 2006
153 India 52.7% 2008
154 Rwanda 52.1% 2008
155 Senegal 51.9% 2005
156 Guatemala 51.3% 2009
157 Sudan 49.2% 2006
158 Mali 49% 2006
159 Angola 47.3% 2007
160 Zambia 46.5% 2007
161 Liberia 46.3% 2007
162 Guinea 46.1% 2007
163 Madagascar 43.9% 2009
=164 Cambodia 43.8% 2005
=164 Kenya 43.8% 2009
166 Central African Republic 43.7% 2009
167 Tanzania 43.4% 2005
168 Sierra Leone 42.4% 2008
169 Uganda 41.9% 2006
170 Nigeria 38.9% 2008
=171 Pakistan 38.8% 2007
=171 Guinea-Bissau 38.8% 2006
173 Burundi 33.6% 2005
174 Somalia 33% 2006
175 Niger 32.9% 2006
176 Eritrea 28.3% 2002
177 Haiti 26.1% 2006
178 Bangladesh 24.4% 2009
179 Laos 20.3% 2006
180 Nepal 18.7% 2006
181 East Timor 18.4% 2003
182 Chad 14.4% 2004
183 Ethiopia 5.7% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Reproductive health > Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Reproductive-health/Births-attended-by-skilled-health-staff/%-of-total

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