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Health > Reproductive health > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth, per 100,000 live births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on fertility, birth attendants, and HIV prevalence.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Afghanistan 1,400 2008
=2 Somalia 1,200 2008
=2 Chad 1,200 2008
4 Guinea-Bissau 1,000 2008
5 Liberia 990 2008
=6 Sierra Leone 970 2008
=6 Burundi 970 2008
8 Central African Republic 850 2008
9 Nigeria 840 2008
10 Mali 830 2008
11 Niger 820 2008
=12 Tanzania 790 2008
=12 Zimbabwe 790 2008
14 Sudan 750 2008
failed states average (profile) 748.93 2008
15 Guinea 680 2008
16 Democratic Republic of the Congo 670 2008
17 Cameroon 600 2008
=18 Congo, Republic of the 580 2008
=18 Laos 580 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 561.59 2008
20 Burkina Faso 560 2008
=21 Mauritania 550 2008
=21 Mozambique 550 2008
23 Rwanda 540 2008
=24 Lesotho 530 2008
=24 Kenya 530 2008
26 Malawi 510 2008
South Asia average (profile) 486 2008
=27 Ethiopia 470 2008
=27 Cote d'Ivoire 470 2008
=27 Zambia 470 2008
30 Madagascar 440 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 434.72 2008
31 Uganda 430 2008
32 Swaziland 420 2008
=33 Senegal 410 2008
=33 Benin 410 2008
=33 South Africa 410 2008
36 The Gambia 400 2008
37 Nepal 380 2008
38 East Timor 370 2008
=39 Ghana 350 2008
=39 Togo 350 2008
=41 Bangladesh 340 2008
=41 Comoros 340 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 307.4 2008
=43 Haiti 300 2008
=43 Djibouti 300 2008
45 Cambodia 290 2008
=46 Equatorial Guinea 280 2008
=46 Eritrea 280 2008
48 Guyana 270 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 269.16 2008
=49 Pakistan 260 2008
=49 Gabon 260 2008
51 Papua New Guinea 250 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 244.85 2008
=52 Indonesia 240 2008
=52 Burma 240 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 230.43 2008
54 India 230 2008
55 Bhutan 200 2008
56 Botswana 190 2008
=57 Bolivia 180 2008
=57 Namibia 180 2008
59 Ecuador 140 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 135.33 2008
60 Algeria 120 2008
=61 El Salvador 110 2008
=61 Morocco 110 2008
=61 Guatemala 110 2008
=61 Honduras 110 2008
=65 Dominican Republic 100 2008
=65 Suriname 100 2008
=65 Solomon Islands 100 2008
=65 Nicaragua 100 2008
69 Peru 98 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 97.3 2008
70 Paraguay 95 2008
=71 Belize 94 2008
=71 Philippines 94 2008
=71 Cape Verde 94 2008
74 Jamaica 89 2008
=75 Colombia 85 2008
=75 Mexico 85 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 81.32 2008
77 Kyrgyzstan 81 2008
78 Turkmenistan 77 2008
79 Iraq 75 2008
80 Panama 71 2008
81 Argentina 70 2008
82 Venezuela 68 2008
83 Mongolia 65 2008
=84 Tajikistan 64 2008
=84 Libya 64 2008
=84 Barbados 64 2008
87 Tunisia 60 2008
88 Jordan 59 2008
89 Brazil 58 2008
90 Vietnam 56 2008
91 Trinidad and Tobago 55 2008
92 Cuba 53 2008
93 The Bahamas 49 2008
=94 Thailand 48 2008
=94 Georgia 48 2008
96 Syria 46 2008
97 Kazakhstan 45 2008
98 Costa Rica 44 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 43.8 2008
=99 Russia 39 2008
=99 Sri Lanka 39 2008
=101 Azerbaijan 38 2008
=101 China 38 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 37.93 2008
103 Maldives 37 2008
104 Mauritius 36 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 35.49 2008
105 Moldova 32 2008
=106 Malaysia 31 2008
=106 Albania 31 2008
108 Uzbekistan 30 2008
109 Armenia 29 2008
=110 Romania 27 2008
=110 Uruguay 27 2008
=112 Lebanon 26 2008
=112 Fiji 26 2008
=112 Ukraine 26 2008
=112 Chile 26 2008
=116 Saudi Arabia 24 2008
=116 United States 24 2008
118 Turkey 23 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 21.88 2008
119 Brunei 21 2008
=120 Oman 20 2008
=120 Latvia 20 2008
122 Bahrain 19 2008
=123 Slovenia 18 2008
=123 Puerto Rico 18 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 18 2008
125 Luxembourg 17 2008
126 Belarus 15 2008
Europe average (profile) 14.24 2008
=127 New Zealand 14 2008
=127 Croatia 14 2008
=129 Hungary 13 2008
=129 Lithuania 13 2008
=129 Bulgaria 13 2008
=132 Canada 12 2008
=132 Estonia 12 2008
=132 United Kingdom 12 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 11.52 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 10.57 2008
=135 United Arab Emirates 10 2008
=135 Cyprus 10 2008
=135 Switzerland 10 2008
European Union average (profile) 9.71 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 9.1 2008
=138 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9 2008
=138 Netherlands 9 2008
=138 Kuwait 9 2008
=138 Singapore 9 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 8.67 2008
142 European Union 8.53 2008
=143 Serbia and Montenegro 8 2008
=143 France 8 2008
=143 Finland 8 2008
=143 Australia 8 2008
=143 Qatar 8 2008
=143 Czech Republic 8 2008
=143 Malta 8 2008
=150 Norway 7 2008
=150 Portugal 7 2008
=150 Israel 7 2008
=150 Germany 7 2008
=154 Slovakia 6 2008
=154 Spain 6 2008
=154 Japan 6 2008
=154 Poland 6 2008
=158 Denmark 5 2008
=158 Italy 5 2008
=158 Sweden 5 2008
=158 Austria 5 2008
=158 Belgium 5 2008
=158 Iceland 5 2008
164 Ireland 3 2008
165 Greece 2 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Reproductive health > Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990-2008. Estimates Developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and the World Bank. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Reproductive-health/Maternal-mortality-ratio/Modeled-estimate/Per-100,000-live-births

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