Maternal Mortality Ratio ( Modeled Estimates)

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

  1. Central African Republic Maternal Mortality Ratio (Modeled Estimates) fell by 1.5% in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Central African Republic Maternal Mortality Ratio (Modeled Estimates) decreased by 0.9% year on year reaching 833 Units (Deaths) Per Hundred Thousand Live Births.
  3. In 2018 Nigeria was number 4 in Maternal Mortality Ratio (Modeled Estimates).
  4. In 2018 South Africa was number 55 in Maternal Mortality Ratio (Modeled Estimates) attaining 144 Units (Deaths) Per Hundred Thousand Live Births, moving from 60 in 2017.

Top Countries in Maternal Mortality Ratio ( Modeled Estimates)

# 183 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Hundred Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 Sierra Leone 1,202 2018 -4.1 % -3.8 % View data
2 Central African Republic 833 2018 -1.5 % -0.9 % View data
3 Chad 782 2018 -3.0 % -2.8 % View data
4 Nigeria 771 2018 -1.7 % -1.3 % View data
5 South Sudan 719 2018 -3.2 % -3.1 % View data
6 Somalia 684 2018 -2.3 % -2.5 % View data
7 Gambia 680 2018 -1.3 % -1.4 % View data
8 Burundi 672 2018 -2.0 % -2.4 % View data
9 Democratic Republic of the Congo 671 2018 -1.5 % -2.1 % View data
10 Liberia 644 2018 -3.7 % -3.3 % View data
11 Guinea 643 2018 -1.7 % -1.5 % View data
12 Ivory Coast 634 2018 -0.9 % -1.6 % View data
13 Malawi 612 2018 -1.1 % -0.8 % View data
14 Mauritania 572 2018 -2.0 % -2.7 % View data
15 Cameroon 571 2018 -1.6 % -1.6 % View data
16 Mali 554 2018 -1.9 % -1.9 % View data
17 Niger 518 2018 -2.5 % -2.8 % View data
18 Guinea-Bissau 515 2018 -1.9 % -1.4 % View data
19 Kenya 472 2018 -2.7 % -2.7 % View data
20 Lesotho 457 2018 -2.4 % -3.0 % View data
21 Eritrea 452 2018 -3.4 % -3.2 % View data
22 Mozambique 416 2018 -5.2 % -4.7 % View data
23 Angola 414 2018 -4.6 % -4.0 % View data
24 Republic of the Congo 413 2018 -2.1 % -2.5 % View data
25 Zimbabwe 405 2018 -1.5 % +1.9 % View data
26 Benin 384 2018 -1.8 % -1.9 % View data
27 Yemen 376 2018 -1.1 % -1.5 % View data
28 Eswatini 359 2018 -2.7 % -2.8 % View data
29 Togo 353 2018 -1.4 % -1.8 % View data
30 Burkina Faso 344 2018 -2.3 % -2.4 % View data
31 Haiti 337 2018 -2.0 % -1.9 % View data
32 Tanzania 333 2018 -5.9 % -5.3 % View data
33 Madagascar 318 2018 -3.6 % -3.7 % View data
34 Comoros 310 2018 -2.5 % -2.6 % View data
35 Uganda 304 2018 -4.1 % -4.0 % View data
36 Ghana 299 2018 -2.0 % -1.4 % View data
37 Afghanistan 294 2018 -10.1 % -8.5 % View data
38 Senegal 288 2018 -3.0 % -3.0 % View data
39 Equatorial Guinea 286 2018 -5.3 % -4.3 % View data
40 Sudan 277 2018 -3.5 % -3.1 % View data
41 Gabon 275 2018 -1.8 % -2.2 % View data
42 Ethiopia 264 2018 -9.9 % -8.4 % View data
43 Namibia 248 2018 -2.4 % -2.6 % View data
44 Guyana 235 2018 +0.4 % -0.1 % View data
45 Nepal 211 2018 -6.6 % -6.2 % View data
46 Djibouti 202 2018 -4.3 % -3.6 % View data
47 Papua New Guinea 197 2018 -3.0 % -2.5 % View data
47 Rwanda 197 2018 -12.4 % -9.1 % View data
49 Zambia 185 2018 -6.1 % -4.8 % View data
50 Bolivia 184 2018 -4.2 % -3.7 % View data
51 Pakistan 159 2018 -3.6 % -3.5 % View data
52 Myanmar 158 2018 -4.2 % -3.5 % View data
53 Sao Tome and Principe 147 2018 -2.0 % -1.8 % View data
54 Suriname 145 2018 -2.0 % -2.2 % View data
55 India 144 2018 -5.9 % -5.3 % View data
55 Nicaragua 144 2018 -1.4 % -2.0 % View data
55 South Africa 144 2018 +0.7 % -0.1 % View data
58 Bangladesh 141 2018 -7.8 % -6.8 % View data
58 East Timor 141 2018 -14.0 % -10.7 % View data
58 Laos 141 2018 -11.3 % -9.3 % View data
61 Algeria 136 2018 -0.7 % -1.1 % View data
62 Paraguay 128 2018 -0.8 % -1.2 % View data
62 Tonga 128 2018 +0.8 % -0.5 % View data
64 Honduras 123 2018 -1.6 % -1.8 % View data
65 Philippines 112 2018 -0.9 % -1.5 % View data
66 Cambodia 109 2018 -12.1 % -8.8 % View data
67 Botswana 104 2018 -6.3 % -5.6 % View data
67 Morocco 104 2018 -5.5 % -4.5 % View data
69 Indonesia 103 2018 -7.2 % -6.0 % View data
70 Bhutan 99 2018 -13.2 % -9.8 % View data
71 Solomon Islands 98 2018 -4.8 % -4.3 % View data
72 Panama 96 2018 NA -0.6 % View data
73 Venezuela 95 2018 -1.0 % -0.6 % View data
74 Federated States of Micronesia 92 2018 -2.1 % -2.4 % View data
75 Dominican Republic 91 2018 -1.1 % -3.0 % View data
76 Jamaica 89 2018 NA -0.4 % View data
77 Bahamas 83 2018 +1.2 % +0.5 % View data
78 Guatemala 78 2018 -3.7 % -4.7 % View data
78 Kiribati 78 2018 -4.9 % -4.1 % View data
78 North Korea 78 2018 -2.5 % -2.2 % View data
81 Kyrgyzstan 74 2018 -1.3 % -1.3 % View data
82 Syria 67 2018 NA +2.2 % View data
82 Vanuatu 67 2018 -5.6 % -4.4 % View data
84 Trinidad and Tobago 62 2018 -1.6 % -0.6 % View data
85 Colombia 60 2018 -1.6 % -2.2 % View data
86 Ecuador 58 2018 -3.3 % -3.7 % View data
86 Tunisia 58 2018 -1.7 % -1.9 % View data
88 Jordan 56 2018 NA -1.0 % View data
89 Peru 55 2018 -6.8 % -5.2 % View data
90 Mauritius 54 2018 NA NA View data
91 Argentina 51 2018 NA -1.1 % View data
92 Vietnam 50 2018 -2.0 % -1.9 % View data
93 El Salvador 48 2018 -4.0 % -2.7 % View data
94 Iraq 47 2018 -2.1 % -1.2 % View data
95 Saint Lucia 46 2018 -2.1 % -1.3 % View data
96 Samoa 44 2018 -4.3 % -4.7 % View data
97 Maldives 43 2018 -14.0 % -9.3 % View data
98 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 42 2018 -2.3 % -1.8 % View data
99 Palestine 40 2018 -4.8 % -3.6 % View data
100 Turkmenistan 39 2018 -2.5 % -2.4 % View data
101 Brazil 38 2018 -5.0 % -4.6 % View data
101 Cuba 38 2018 -2.6 % -1.5 % View data
103 Malaysia 37 2018 -2.6 % -3.0 % View data
104 Georgia 36 2018 NA -1.1 % View data
105 Uzbekistan 35 2018 -2.8 % -1.1 % View data
106 Cabo Verde 33 2018 -8.3 % -6.4 % View data
106 Mexico 33 2018 -5.7 % -4.3 % View data
108 Mongolia 29 2018 -12.1 % -10.0 % View data
109 Egypt 28 2018 -3.5 % -4.4 % View data
109 Fiji 28 2018 -3.5 % -2.6 % View data
109 Romania 28 2018 -3.5 % -2.0 % View data
112 Albania 27 2018 -3.6 % -1.4 % View data
112 Grenada 27 2018 NA NA View data
112 Tajikistan 27 2018 -3.6 % -4.5 % View data
115 Sri Lanka 26 2018 -7.1 % -4.1 % View data
116 Barbados 24 2018 -4.0 % -3.0 % View data
116 Belize 24 2018 -4.0 % -3.7 % View data
118 Costa Rica 23 2018 -4.2 % -2.4 % View data
119 Armenia 22 2018 -4.3 % -4.7 % View data
119 Azerbaijan 22 2018 -4.3 % -2.5 % View data
119 China 22 2018 -4.3 % -5.4 % View data
119 Ukraine 22 2018 -4.3 % -1.7 % View data
123 Brunei 21 2018 -4.5 % -2.6 % View data
123 Iran 21 2018 -4.5 % -4.2 % View data
123 Russia 21 2018 -4.5 % -3.4 % View data
126 Chile 20 2018 -4.8 % -2.8 % View data
127 Moldova 19 2018 -5.0 % -4.6 % View data
127 Thailand 19 2018 NA -2.0 % View data
129 Hungary 17 2018 NA +1.2 % View data
129 Oman 17 2018 NA -1.1 % View data
129 Serbia 17 2018 NA NA View data
132 Latvia 16 2018 NA -2.3 % View data
133 Bahrain 14 2018 NA -1.4 % View data
133 United States 14 2018 NA NA View data
135 Puerto Rico 13 2018 NA -2.8 % View data
136 Uruguay 12 2018 -7.7 % -5.6 % View data
137 Lebanon 11 2018 -8.3 % -7.2 % View data
137 Qatar 11 2018 -8.3 % -3.3 % View data
139 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 2018 NA -3.6 % View data
139 Bulgaria 10 2018 NA -1.9 % View data
139 Luxembourg 10 2018 NA NA View data
139 New Zealand 10 2018 -9.1 % -3.6 % View data
139 Saudi Arabia 10 2018 -9.1 % -3.6 % View data
139 South Korea 10 2018 -9.1 % -3.6 % View data
145 Lithuania 9 2018 NA -2.1 % View data
145 Portugal 9 2018 -10.0 % -2.1 % View data
145 Singapore 9 2018 NA -3.9 % View data
145 Slovenia 9 2018 NA NA View data
145 United Kingdom 9 2018 NA NA View data
150 Croatia 8 2018 NA -2.3 % View data
150 France 8 2018 NA -2.3 % View data
150 Ireland 8 2018 NA NA View data
150 Libya 8 2018 NA -2.3 % View data
150 Macedonia 8 2018 NA NA View data
150 Malta 8 2018 NA -2.3 % View data
156 Belgium 7 2018 NA NA View data
156 Canada 7 2018 NA NA View data
156 Estonia 7 2018 NA -4.9 % View data
156 Turkey 7 2018 -30.0 % -17.2 % View data
160 Australia 6 2018 NA NA View data
160 Cyprus 6 2018 NA -3.0 % View data
160 Denmark 6 2018 NA -3.0 % View data
160 Germany 6 2018 NA NA View data
160 Montenegro 6 2018 -14.3 % -3.0 % View data
160 Netherlands 6 2018 NA -3.0 % View data
160 Slovakia 6 2018 NA NA View data
160 United Arab Emirates 6 2018 NA NA View data
168 Japan 5 2018 NA -3.6 % View data
168 Norway 5 2018 NA NA View data
168 Spain 5 2018 NA NA View data
168 Switzerland 5 2018 NA NA View data
172 Austria 4 2018 NA NA View data
172 Israel 4 2018 -20.0 % -4.4 % View data
172 Italy 4 2018 NA NA View data
172 Kazakhstan 4 2018 -33.3 % -21.0 % View data
172 Kuwait 4 2018 NA NA View data
172 Sweden 4 2018 NA NA View data
178 Czech Republic 3 2018 -25.0 % -5.6 % View data
178 Finland 3 2018 NA NA View data
178 Greece 3 2018 NA NA View data
178 Iceland 3 2018 NA -5.6 % View data
182 Poland 2 2018 NA -7.8 % View data
183 Belarus 1 2018 -50.0 % -24.2 % View data

Source: World Bank

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