Female Maternal Mortality Ratio

This key economic indicator for the Maternal Health sector has been recently updated.

  1. In 2019, Female Maternal Mortality Ratio in Central African Republic decreased by 1.6% from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Central African Republic Female Maternal Mortality Ratio fell by 1.2% year on year reaching 820 Units (Live Births) Per Hundred Thousand Persons.
  3. In 2019 Nigeria was ranked number 3 in Female Maternal Mortality Ratio.
  4. In 2019 Belgium was ranked number 151 in Female Maternal Mortality Ratio at 7 Units (Live Births) Per Hundred Thousand Persons, moving from 156 in 2018.

Top Countries in Female Maternal Mortality Ratio

# 182 Countries Units (Live Births) Per Hundred Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Sierra Leone
1,152 2019 -4.2 % -4.0 % View data
2 #2
Central African Republic
820 2019 -1.6 % -1.2 % View data
3 #3
Chad
759 2019 -2.9 % -2.9 % View data
3 #3
Nigeria
759 2019 -1.6 % -1.5 % View data
5 #5
South Sudan
696 2019 -3.2 % -3.3 % View data
6 #6
Gambia
671 2019 -1.3 % -1.4 % View data
7 #7
Somalia
668 2019 -2.3 % -2.4 % View data
8 #8
Democratic Republic of the Congo
662 2019 -1.3 % -1.6 % View data
9 #9
Burundi
658 2019 -2.1 % -2.2 % View data
10 #10
Guinea
632 2019 -1.7 % -1.7 % View data
11 #11
Ivory Coast
628 2019 -0.9 % -1.1 % View data
12 #12
Liberia
620 2019 -3.7 % -3.5 % View data
13 #13
Malawi
606 2019 -1.0 % -1.0 % View data
14 #14
Cameroon
563 2019 -1.4 % -1.6 % View data
15 #15
Mauritania
560 2019 -2.1 % -2.3 % View data
16 #16
Mali
543 2019 -2.0 % -2.0 % View data
17 #17
Guinea-Bissau
505 2019 -1.9 % -1.8 % View data
17 #17
Niger
505 2019 -2.5 % -2.5 % View data
19 #19
Kenya
460 2019 -2.5 % -2.6 % View data
20 #20
Lesotho
445 2019 -2.6 % -2.8 % View data
21 #21
Eritrea
436 2019 -3.5 % -3.6 % View data
22 #22
Republic of the Congo
403 2019 -2.4 % -2.3 % View data
23 #23
Zimbabwe
399 2019 -1.5 % -0.1 % View data
24 #24
Angola
395 2019 -4.6 % -4.3 % View data
25 #25
Mozambique
393 2019 -5.5 % -4.9 % View data
26 #26
Benin
377 2019 -1.8 % -1.9 % View data
27 #27
Yemen
373 2019 -0.8 % -1.3 % View data
28 #28
Swaziland
350 2019 -2.5 % -2.6 % View data
29 #29
Togo
347 2019 -1.7 % -1.7 % View data
30 #30
Burkina Faso
335 2019 -2.6 % -2.4 % View data
31 #31
Haiti
330 2019 -2.1 % -2.1 % View data
32 #32
Tanzania
313 2019 -6.0 % -5.6 % View data
33 #33
Madagascar
307 2019 -3.5 % -3.6 % View data
34 #34
Comoros
301 2019 -2.9 % -2.6 % View data
35 #35
Ghana
294 2019 -1.7 % -1.8 % View data
36 #36
Uganda
292 2019 -4.0 % -3.9 % View data
37 #37
Senegal
280 2019 -2.8 % -2.8 % View data
38 #38
Gabon
270 2019 -1.8 % -1.8 % View data
39 #39
Equatorial Guinea
269 2019 -5.9 % -5.2 % View data
40 #40
Afghanistan
263 2019 -10.5 % -9.2 % View data
41 #41
Namibia
243 2019 -2.0 % -2.3 % View data
42 #42
Ethiopia
236 2019 -10.6 % -9.0 % View data
42 #42
Guyana
236 2019 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
44 #44
Nepal
195 2019 -7.6 % -6.6 % View data
45 #45
Djibouti
193 2019 -4.5 % -4.0 % View data
46 #46
Papua New Guinea
191 2019 -3.0 % -2.8 % View data
47 #47
Bolivia
177 2019 -3.8 % -3.8 % View data
48 #48
Zambia
174 2019 -6.0 % -5.5 % View data
49 #49
Rwanda
170 2019 -13.7 % -11.0 % View data
50 #50
Myanmar
152 2019 -3.8 % -3.8 % View data
50 #50
Pakistan
152 2019 -4.4 % -3.8 % View data
52 #52
South Africa
145 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
53 #53
Sao Tome and Principe
144 2019 -2.0 % -2.0 % View data
54 #54
Nicaragua
142 2019 -1.4 % -1.6 % View data
54 #54
Suriname
142 2019 -2.1 % -2.1 % View data
56 #56
India
135 2019 -6.3 % -5.7 % View data
57 #57
Algeria
134 2019 -1.5 % -1.0 % View data
58 #58
Bangladesh
130 2019 -7.8 % -7.1 % View data
59 #59
Tonga
128 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
60 #60
Paraguay
126 2019 -1.6 % -1.2 % View data
61 #61
Laos
123 2019 -12.8 % -10.4 % View data
62 #62
Honduras
120 2019 -2.4 % -1.9 % View data
63 #63
East Timor
119 2019 -15.6 % -12.4 % View data
64 #64
Philippines
110 2019 -1.8 % -1.2 % View data
65 #65
Morocco
99 2019 -4.8 % -4.7 % View data
66 #66
Botswana
96 2019 -7.7 % -6.5 % View data
66 #66
Indonesia
96 2019 -6.8 % -6.3 % View data
66 #66
Panama
96 2019 +0.0 % -0.2 % View data
69 #69
Venezuela
95 2019 +0.0 % -0.4 % View data
70 #70
Cambodia
94 2019 -13.8 % -10.9 % View data
71 #71
Solomon Islands
93 2019 -5.1 % -4.7 % View data
72 #72
Dominican Republic
91 2019 +0.0 % -1.5 % View data
73 #73
Federated States of Micronesia
89 2019 -3.3 % -2.7 % View data
73 #73
Jamaica
89 2019 +0.0 % -0.2 % View data
75 #75
Bhutan
84 2019 -15.2 % -11.7 % View data
76 #76
Bahamas
83 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
77 #77
North Korea
77 2019 -1.3 % -2.0 % View data
78 #78
Guatemala
74 2019 -5.1 % -4.5 % View data
78 #78
Kiribati
74 2019 -5.1 % -4.5 % View data
78 #78
Kyrgyzstan
74 2019 +0.0 % -0.8 % View data
81 #81
Syria
68 2019 +1.5 % +1.2 % View data
82 #82
Vanuatu
64 2019 -4.5 % -4.6 % View data
83 #83
Trinidad and Tobago
62 2019 +0.0 % -0.3 % View data
84 #84
Colombia
58 2019 -3.3 % -2.5 % View data
85 #85
Tunisia
57 2019 -1.7 % -2.0 % View data
86 #86
Ecuador
56 2019 -3.5 % -3.2 % View data
87 #87
Jordan
55 2019 -1.8 % -1.4 % View data
88 #88
Mauritius
54 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
89 #89
Peru
51 2019 -7.3 % -6.1 % View data
90 #90
Argentina
50 2019 -2.0 % -1.5 % View data
91 #91
Vietnam
48 2019 -4.0 % -2.3 % View data
92 #92
El Salvador
47 2019 -2.1 % -2.7 % View data
92 #92
Iraq
47 2019 +0.0 % -1.2 % View data
94 #94
Saint Lucia
46 2019 +0.0 % -1.3 % View data
95 #95
Samoa
42 2019 -4.5 % -4.5 % View data
96 #96
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
41 2019 -2.4 % -1.8 % View data
97 #97
Palestine
39 2019 -2.5 % -3.7 % View data
98 #98
Cuba
38 2019 +0.0 % -1.0 % View data
98 #98
Turkmenistan
38 2019 -2.6 % -2.4 % View data
100 #100
Maldives
37 2019 -13.9 % -11.7 % View data
101 #101
Brazil
36 2019 -5.3 % -4.8 % View data
101 #101
Georgia
36 2019 +0.0 % -0.6 % View data
101 #101
Malaysia
36 2019 -2.7 % -2.6 % View data
104 #104
Uzbekistan
35 2019 +0.0 % -1.1 % View data
105 #105
Mexico
32 2019 -3.0 % -3.9 % View data
106 #106
Cape Verde
30 2019 -9.1 % -7.4 % View data
107 #107
Albania
27 2019 +0.0 % -1.4 % View data
107 #107
Fiji
27 2019 -3.6 % -2.7 % View data
107 #107
Grenada
27 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Romania
27 2019 -3.6 % -2.7 % View data
111 #111
Egypt
26 2019 -7.1 % -5.2 % View data
112 #112
Sri Lanka
25 2019 -3.9 % -4.2 % View data
112 #112
Tajikistan
25 2019 -7.4 % -5.4 % View data
114 #114
Mongolia
24 2019 -17.2 % -12.2 % View data
115 #115
Barbados
23 2019 -4.2 % -3.9 % View data
115 #115
Costa Rica
23 2019 +0.0 % -2.4 % View data
117 #117
Belize
22 2019 -8.3 % -4.7 % View data
118 #118
Armenia
21 2019 -4.5 % -4.2 % View data
118 #118
Azerbaijan
21 2019 -4.5 % -4.2 % View data
118 #118
Brunei
21 2019 +0.0 % -1.8 % View data
118 #118
Ukraine
21 2019 -4.5 % -2.6 % View data
122 #122
China
20 2019 -9.1 % -6.5 % View data
123 #123
Chile
19 2019 -5.0 % -3.8 % View data
123 #123
Iran
19 2019 -9.5 % -6.1 % View data
123 #123
Russia
19 2019 -9.5 % -5.3 % View data
123 #123
Thailand
19 2019 +0.0 % -2.0 % View data
127 #127
Moldova
18 2019 -5.3 % -5.6 % View data
127 #127
Serbia
18 2019 +5.9 % +1.1 % View data
129 #129
Hungary
17 2019 +0.0 % +1.2 % View data
130 #130
Oman
16 2019 -5.9 % -2.3 % View data
131 #131
Latvia
15 2019 -6.3 % -3.6 % View data
132 #132
Bahrain
14 2019 +0.0 % -1.4 % View data
132 #132
United States
14 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
134 #134
Puerto Rico
13 2019 +0.0 % -2.8 % View data
135 #135
Uruguay
12 2019 +0.0 % -4.4 % View data
136 #136
Qatar
11 2019 +0.0 % -3.3 % View data
137 #137
Bosnia and Herzegovina
10 2019 +0.0 % -3.6 % View data
137 #137
Lebanon
10 2019 -9.1 % -9.0 % View data
137 #137
New Zealand
10 2019 +0.0 % -1.9 % View data
137 #137
South Korea
10 2019 +0.0 % -3.6 % View data
141 #141
Bulgaria
9 2019 -10.0 % -3.9 % View data
141 #141
Lithuania
9 2019 +0.0 % -2.1 % View data
141 #141
Luxembourg
9 2019 -10.0 % -2.1 % View data
141 #141
Portugal
9 2019 +0.0 % -2.1 % View data
141 #141
Saudi Arabia
9 2019 -10.0 % -5.6 % View data
141 #141
Singapore
9 2019 +0.0 % -2.1 % View data
141 #141
Slovenia
9 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Ireland
8 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Malta
8 2019 +0.0 % -2.3 % View data
148 #148
United Kingdom
8 2019 -11.1 % -2.3 % View data
151 #151
Belgium
7 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
151 #151
Croatia
7 2019 -12.5 % -4.9 % View data
151 #151
France
7 2019 -12.5 % -4.9 % View data
151 #151
Libya
7 2019 -12.5 % -4.9 % View data
151 #151
Macedonia
7 2019 -12.5 % -2.6 % View data
151 #151
Turkey
7 2018 -30.0 % -17.2 % View data
157 #157
Australia
6 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
157 #157
Canada
6 2019 -14.3 % -3.0 % View data
157 #157
Cyprus
6 2019 +0.0 % -3.0 % View data
157 #157
Estonia
6 2019 -14.3 % -7.8 % View data
157 #157
Montenegro
6 2019 +0.0 % -3.0 % View data
157 #157
Netherlands
6 2019 +0.0 % -3.0 % View data
157 #157
Slovakia
6 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
164 #164
Denmark
5 2019 -16.7 % -6.5 % View data
164 #164
Germany
5 2019 -16.7 % -3.6 % View data
164 #164
Norway
5 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
164 #164
Spain
5 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
164 #164
Switzerland
5 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
164 #164
United Arab Emirates
5 2019 -16.7 % -3.6 % View data
170 #170
Austria
4 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
170 #170
Israel
4 2019 +0.0 % -4.4 % View data
170 #170
Italy
4 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
170 #170
Japan
4 2019 -20.0 % -7.8 % View data
170 #170
Kazakhstan
4 2018 -33.3 % -21.0 % View data
170 #170
Sweden
4 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
176 #176
Czech Republic
3 2019 +0.0 % -5.6 % View data
176 #176
Finland
3 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
176 #176
Greece
3 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
176 #176
Iceland
3 2019 +0.0 % -5.6 % View data
176 #176
Kuwait
3 2019 -25.0 % -5.6 % View data
181 #181
Poland
2 2019 +0.0 % -7.8 % View data
182 #182
Belarus
1 2018 -50.0 % -24.2 % View data

Source: United Nations Statistical Office

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