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People > Fertility > Maternal mortality ratio > National estimate, per 100,000 live births: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Maternal mortality ratio (national estimate, per 100,000 live births). Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die from pregnancy-related causes while pregnant or within 42 days of pregnancy termination per 100,000 live births.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 South Sudan 2,100 2006
2 Lesotho 1,200 2009
3 Chad 1,100 2004
4 Somalia 1,000 2006
5 Eritrea 998 1995
6 Liberia 990 2007
7 Guinea 980 2005
8 Zimbabwe 960 2011
9 Sierra Leone 860 2008
=10 Papua New Guinea 730 2006
=10 The Gambia 730 2001
12 Mauritania 690 2007
=13 Ethiopia 680 2011
=13 Malawi 680 2010
15 Cameroon 670 2004
16 Niger 650 2006
17 Haiti 630 2006
18 Zambia 590 2007
19 Swaziland 589 2007
20 East Timor 560 2009
=21 Nigeria 550 2008
=21 Djibouti 550 2002
=21 Democratic Republic of the Congo 550 2007
=24 Central African Republic 540 2006
=24 Cote d'Ivoire 540 2005
26 Gabon 520 2000
=27 Madagascar 500 2009
=27 Mozambique 500 2008
=27 Burundi 500 2010
30 Kenya 488 2009
31 Rwanda 480 2010
32 Togo 478 1998
33 Mali 460 2006
=34 Tanzania 450 2010
=34 Ghana 450 2007
=34 Namibia 450 2007
37 Uganda 440 2011
38 Republic of the Congo 426 2011
=39 Laos 410 2005
=39 Guinea-Bissau 410 2006
=41 Benin 400 2006
=41 South Africa 400 2005
43 Senegal 390 2011
44 Comoros 380 2003
45 Yemen 370 2003
46 Burkina Faso 340 2010
47 Afghanistan 330 2010
48 Burma 320 2005
49 Bolivia 310 2008
=50 Nepal 280 2005
=50 Pakistan 280 2007
52 Bhutan 260 2000
53 Indonesia 230 2007
54 Philippines 221 2011
55 Bangladesh 220 2010
=56 Cambodia 210 2010
=56 India 210 2009
58 Suriname 180 2007
=59 Dominican Republic 160 2007
=59 Botswana 160 2010
=59 Sao Tome and Principe 160 2008
62 Solomon Islands 150 2009
=63 Maldives 140 2001
=63 Guatemala 140 2007
=63 Marshall Islands 140 2010
66 Morocco 130 2009
67 Algeria 117.4 1999
68 Honduras 108 1997
69 Lebanon 104 1990
70 Paraguay 100 2010
71 Jamaica 95 2003
72 Sudan 94 2006
73 Peru 93 2010
74 Guyana 86.2 2008
75 Vanuatu 86 2007
76 Iraq 84 2006
77 North Korea 77.2 2008
78 Libya 77 1995
79 Brazil 75 2007
=80 Vietnam 69 2009
=80 Tunisia 69 1994
82 Syria 65.4 2001
83 Kyrgyzstan 63.5 2009
84 Venezuela 63.4 2008
85 Colombia 62.8 2008
86 Nicaragua 62.7 2011
87 Ecuador 60.9 2007
88 Panama 60 2007
89 Seychelles 57.4 2004
90 El Salvador 55.8 2011
91 Belize 55.3 2010
92 Egypt 55 2008
93 Cape Verde 53.7 2009
94 Mexico 51.5 2010
95 Mongolia 47 2010
96 Bahrain 46 1995
=97 Tajikistan 45 2010
=97 Trinidad and Tobago 45 1998
99 Argentina 44 2010
100 Cuba 40.6 2011
101 Sri Lanka 39.3 2006
102 Tonga 36.4 2010
103 Uruguay 34 2009
104 Latvia 32.3 2009
105 Malaysia 30 2009
106 Samoa 29 2001
107 Turkey 28.5 2005
108 Oman 26.4 2010
109 China 26.1 2011
110 Iran 24.6 2005
111 Azerbaijan 24.3 2009
112 Costa Rica 23.1 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 22.74 2008
113 Fiji 22.6 2010
114 Mauritius 22 2003
115 Uzbekistan 21.4 2008
116 Romania 21.1 2009
117 Albania 20.9 2008
118 South Korea 20 1996
119 Chile 19.7 2009
120 Georgia 19.4 2010
121 Jordan 19.1 2009
122 Hungary 18.7 2009
123 Kazakhstan 17.4 2011
124 Russia 16.5 2010
125 Ukraine 15.5 2008
126 Moldova 15.3 2011
127 New Zealand 15 1994
128 Saudi Arabia 14 2009
129 Montenegro 12.9 2007
130 United States 12.7 2007
131 Thailand 12.2 2005
132 Turkmenistan 11.6 2009
133 Slovenia 10.1 2008
=134 France 10 1994
=134 Denmark 10 1995
136 Slovakia 9.8 2009
137 Qatar 9.7 1996
138 Croatia 9.2 2010
139 Armenia 9 2010
140 Lithuania 8.6 2008
141 Serbia 8.5 2009
142 Japan 8 1994
143 Bulgaria 7.9 2010
=144 Portugal 7.5 1995
=144 Germany 7.5 1995
=146 Netherlands 7 1995
=146 Italy 7 1992
=146 United Kingdom 7 1995
149 Estonia 6.7 2006
=150 Norway 6 1993
=150 Ireland 6 1992
=152 Finland 5.5 1995
=152 Spain 5.5 1992
=152 Singapore 5.5 1995
155 Switzerland 5 1994
=156 Israel 4.5 1995
=156 Sweden 4.5 1995
=156 Kuwait 4.5 1995
159 Republic of Macedonia 4 2009
160 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.9 2009
161 Poland 1.9 2009
162 Czech Republic 1.7 2009
=163 Greece 1 1995
=163 Belarus 1 2010
=165 Dominica 0.0 2007
=165 Barbados 0.0 2005
=165 Luxembourg 0.0 1994
=165 Palau 0.0 2010
=165 Tuvalu 0.0 2003
=165 The Bahamas 0.0 2007
=165 United Arab Emirates 0.0 2007
=165 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0 2006
=165 Saint Lucia 0.0 2005
=165 Cyprus 0.0 1993
=165 Federated States of Micronesia 0.0 2009
=165 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0 2007
=165 Brunei 0.0 1994
=165 Kiribati 0.0 2010
=165 Grenada 0.0 2007
=165 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0 2007

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"Countries Compared by People > Fertility > Maternal mortality ratio > National estimate, per 100,000 live births. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by ICF International. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Fertility/Maternal-mortality-ratio/National-estimate,-per-100,000-live-births

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