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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Fertility > Lifetime risk of maternal death > %

DEFINITION: Lifetime risk of maternal death (%). Life time risk of maternal death is the probability that a 15-year-old female will die eventually from a maternal cause assuming that current levels of fertility and mortality (including maternal mortality) do not change in the future, taking into account competing causes of death.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Chad 6.45% 2010
2 Somalia 6.2% 2010
3 Sierra Leone 4.35% 2010
4 Niger 4.33% 2010
5 Liberia 4.11% 2010
6 Guinea-Bissau 3.96% 2010
7 Central African Republic 3.89% 2010
8 Mali 3.56% 2010
9 Nigeria 3.43% 2010
10 Guinea 3.36% 2010
11 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.3% 2010
12 Sudan 3.25% 2010
13 Cameroon 3.18% 2010
14 Burundi 3.18% 2010
15 Malawi 2.81% 2010
16 Zambia 2.74% 2010
17 Tanzania 2.61% 2010
18 Angola 2.59% 2010
19 Republic of the Congo 2.59% 2010
20 Mozambique 2.32% 2010
21 Mauritania 2.26% 2010
22 Uganda 2.04% 2010
23 Zimbabwe 1.92% 2010
24 Benin 1.89% 2010
25 Lesotho 1.89% 2010
26 Cote d'Ivoire 1.87% 2010
27 Senegal 1.87% 2010
28 Rwanda 1.86% 2010
29 Burkina Faso 1.82% 2010
30 Kenya 1.81% 2010
31 The Gambia 1.79% 2010
32 Comoros 1.49% 2010
33 Ethiopia 1.49% 2010
34 Ghana 1.48% 2010
35 Togo 1.25% 2010
36 Madagascar 1.24% 2010
37 Eritrea 1.16% 2010
38 Equatorial Guinea 1.14% 2010
39 Swaziland 1.05% 2010
40 Gabon 0.791% 2010
41 Djibouti 0.72% 2010
42 South Africa 0.719% 2010
43 Namibia 0.642% 2010
44 Botswana 0.455% 2010
45 Sao Tome and Principe 0.303% 2010
46 Cape Verde 0.21% 2010
47 Mauritius 0.0965% 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Fertility > Lifetime risk of maternal death > %. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990-2010. Estimates Developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and the World Bank. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/People/Fertility/Lifetime-risk-of-maternal-death/%

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