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Gambia

Gambia Births and maternity Stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Antenatal care > Mothers getting 4+ visits during pregrancy: Percentage of pregnant women who received at least four visits by a doctor or other highly specialized care provider.
  • Average age of mother at childbirth: Average age of mother at first childbirth.
  • Births attended by skill personnel: Births attended by skilled health personnel, percentage.
  • 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.
  • 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 > Proportion of wages paid: Percentage of usual wages the country mandates employers to pay women on maternity leave. For instance, Italy requires employers to pay a woman 80% of her normal wages while off work after giving birth.
  • Maternity leave > Provider: The method/s in which women receive an income during their maternity leave. Some countries put the responsibility solely on the employer, while others either include maternity leaves into their social welfare programs or use a combination of the two. Some countries do not have laws regarding maternity leave such as the United States and Papua New Guinea.
  • 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.
  • 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
Antenatal care > Mothers getting 1+ visit during pregnancy 98.1% 2010 6th out of 32
Antenatal care > Mothers getting 4+ visits during pregrancy 72% 2010 11th out of 27
Average age of mother at childbirth 30.2 2000 6th out of 18
Births attended by skill personnel 56.6% 2010 41st out of 50
Caesarean birth rate 3% 2012 111th out of 129
Crude birth rate 46.2 1993 2nd out of 12
Future births 122.98 2100 94th out of 196
Infant mortality rate 49.2 2012 34th out of 193
Maternal death rate 360 per 100,000 live births 2010 26th out of 178
Maternity leave > Proportion of wages paid 100% 2013 22nd out of 169
Maternity leave > Provider Employer 2013
Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 52 2013 79th out of 180
Number of births 49,181 1993 9th out of 12
Teenage birth rate 118 2010 6th out of 45
Total fertility rate 2.01% 2100 25th out of 196

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