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People > Fertility > Lifetime risk of maternal death > %: Countries Compared

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 Afghanistan 3.08% 2010
failed states average (profile) 2.95% 2010
16 Malawi 2.81% 2010
17 Zambia 2.74% 2010
18 Tanzania 2.61% 2010
19 Angola 2.59% 2010
20 Republic of the Congo 2.59% 2010
21 Mozambique 2.32% 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 2.29% 2010
22 Mauritania 2.26% 2010
23 Uganda 2.04% 2010
24 Zimbabwe 1.92% 2010
25 Benin 1.89% 2010
26 Lesotho 1.89% 2010
27 Cote d'Ivoire 1.87% 2010
28 Senegal 1.87% 2010
29 Rwanda 1.86% 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.83% 2010
30 East Timor 1.83% 2010
31 Burkina Faso 1.82% 2010
32 Kenya 1.81% 2010
33 The Gambia 1.79% 2010
34 Comoros 1.49% 2010
35 Ethiopia 1.49% 2010
36 Ghana 1.48% 2010
37 Laos 1.34% 2010
38 Togo 1.25% 2010
Landlocked countries average (profile) 1.24% 2010
39 Madagascar 1.24% 2010
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 1.22% 2010
40 Haiti 1.21% 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.18% 2010
41 Eritrea 1.16% 2010
42 Equatorial Guinea 1.14% 2010
South Asia average (profile) 1.14% 2010
43 Yemen 1.11% 2010
44 Swaziland 1.05% 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 0.96% 2010
45 Papua New Guinea 0.947% 2010
46 Pakistan 0.94% 2010
47 Gabon 0.791% 2010
48 Djibouti 0.72% 2010
49 South Africa 0.719% 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 0.699% 2010
50 Bolivia 0.696% 2010
51 Cambodia 0.676% 2010
Christian countries average (profile) 0.662% 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.653% 2010
52 Guyana 0.646% 2010
53 Namibia 0.642% 2010
54 India 0.596% 2010
55 Bangladesh 0.586% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 0.556% 2010
56 Nepal 0.532% 2010
57 Guatemala 0.523% 2010
58 Indonesia 0.48% 2010
59 Bhutan 0.477% 2010
60 Botswana 0.455% 2010
61 Tonga 0.434% 2010
62 Vanuatu 0.432% 2010
63 Solomon Islands 0.423% 2010
64 Dominican Republic 0.419% 2010
65 Burma 0.399% 2010
66 Samoa 0.385% 2010
67 Honduras 0.367% 2010
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 0.355% 2010
68 Federated States of Micronesia 0.348% 2010
69 Philippines 0.333% 2010
70 Iraq 0.325% 2010
71 Paraguay 0.325% 2010
72 Suriname 0.314% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.304% 2010
73 Sao Tome and Principe 0.303% 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 0.296% 2010
74 Nicaragua 0.289% 2010
75 Ecuador 0.286% 2010
76 Jamaica 0.271% 2010
77 Morocco 0.247% 2010
78 Venezuela 0.246% 2010
79 Panama 0.243% 2010
80 Tajikistan 0.235% 2010
81 Algeria 0.232% 2010
82 Colombia 0.231% 2010
83 Syria 0.219% 2010
84 Jordan 0.212% 2010
85 Cape Verde 0.21% 2010
86 Kyrgyzstan 0.209% 2010
87 El Salvador 0.204% 2010
88 Egypt 0.203% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.188% 2010
89 Argentina 0.18% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 0.179% 2010
90 Peru 0.177% 2010
91 Turkmenistan 0.171% 2010
92 Mongolia 0.168% 2010
93 Belize 0.164% 2010
94 Libya 0.161% 2010
95 North Korea 0.15% 2010
96 Kazakhstan 0.129% 2010
97 Mexico 0.127% 2010
98 Tunisia 0.116% 2010
99 Maldives 0.116% 2010
100 Vietnam 0.115% 2010
101 Brazil 0.11% 2010
102 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.106% 2010
103 Georgia 0.104% 2010
104 Azerbaijan 0.0992% 2010
105 Cuba 0.0984% 2010
106 Mauritius 0.0965% 2010
107 The Bahamas 0.088% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.0872% 2010
108 Sri Lanka 0.0835% 2010
109 Oman 0.0811% 2010
110 Costa Rica 0.0796% 2010
111 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0789% 2010
112 Malaysia 0.0787% 2010
113 Barbados 0.0747% 2010
114 Fiji 0.0737% 2010
115 Saudi Arabia 0.0731% 2010
116 Thailand 0.073% 2010
117 Saint Lucia 0.0729% 2010
118 Uzbekistan 0.0712% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 0.069% 2010
119 Moldova 0.066% 2010
120 Uruguay 0.0615% 2010
121 Grenada 0.0594% 2010
122 Armenia 0.0574% 2010
123 China 0.0572% 2010
124 Bahrain 0.0544% 2010
125 Brunei 0.0539% 2010
126 Russia 0.0501% 2010
127 Latvia 0.0491% 2010
128 Lebanon 0.0472% 2010
129 Chile 0.0461% 2010
130 Ukraine 0.0459% 2010
131 Turkey 0.0457% 2010
132 Albania 0.0446% 2010
133 Iran 0.0413% 2010
134 United States 0.0413% 2010
135 Romania 0.0384% 2010
136 Puerto Rico 0.0363% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 0.0351% 2010
137 Kuwait 0.0347% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.0336% 2010
138 Luxembourg 0.0311% 2010
139 Hungary 0.0305% 2010
140 New Zealand 0.0305% 2010
141 United Arab Emirates 0.0249% 2010
142 Croatia 0.0241% 2010
Europe average (profile) 0.0236% 2010
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 0.0228% 2010
143 Denmark 0.022% 2010
144 United Kingdom 0.0218% 2010
145 South Korea 0.0209% 2010
146 Serbia 0.0202% 2010
147 Israel 0.0198% 2010
148 Canada 0.0192% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 0.0185% 2010
149 Qatar 0.0184% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.0172% 2010
150 Bulgaria 0.0169% 2010
151 Slovenia 0.0169% 2010
152 France 0.0162% 2010
153 Cyprus 0.0159% 2010
154 Republic of Macedonia 0.0158% 2010
European Union average (profile) 0.0152% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.0149% 2010
155 Montenegro 0.0134% 2010
156 Belgium 0.0134% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 0.0133% 2010
157 European Union 0.0132% 2010
158 Norway 0.0127% 2010
159 Ireland 0.0123% 2010
160 Australia 0.0123% 2010
161 Iceland 0.0112% 2010
162 Malta 0.0112% 2010
163 Portugal 0.0109% 2010
164 Lithuania 0.0107% 2010
165 Switzerland 0.0106% 2010
166 Netherlands 0.00952% 2010
167 Germany 0.0094% 2010
168 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00881% 2010
169 Spain 0.00831% 2010
170 Czech Republic 0.00824% 2010
171 Slovakia 0.00821% 2010
172 Finland 0.00819% 2010
173 Japan 0.00766% 2010
174 Sweden 0.00711% 2010
175 Poland 0.00692% 2010
176 Belarus 0.00615% 2010
177 Austria 0.00548% 2010
178 Italy 0.00492% 2010
179 Estonia 0.00398% 2010
180 Singapore 0.00395% 2010
181 Greece 0.00392% 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/stats/People/Fertility/Lifetime-risk-of-maternal-death/%

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