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Benin - Births attended by skilled health staff as a share of total number of births

77.2 (%) in 2014

In 2014, births attended by skilled health staff for Benin was 77.2 %. Though Benin births attended by skilled health staff fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2001 - 2014 period ending at 77.2 % in 2014.

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What is births attended by skilled health staff?

Births attended by skilled health staff are the percentage of deliveries attended by personnel trained to give the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; to conduct deliveries on their own; and to care for newborns.

What is Benin births attended by skilled health staff?

Date Value Change, %
2014 77.2 -4.57 %
2012 80.9 9.32 %
2006 74.0 -1.33 %
2005 75.0 14.50 %
2001 65.5 9.53 %
1996 59.8