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Lesotho - Maternal mortality ratio

487.0 (deaths per 100,000 live births) in 2015

In 2015, maternal mortality ratio for Lesotho was 487 deaths per 100,000 live births. Maternal mortality ratio of Lesotho fell gradually from 538 deaths per 100,000 live births in 1996 to 487 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2015.

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What is maternal mortality ratio?

Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth, per 100,000 live births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on fertility, birth attendants, and HIV prevalence.

What is Lesotho maternal mortality ratio?

Date Value Change, %
2015 487.0 -5.07 %
2014 513.0 -3.57 %
2013 532.0 -3.10 %
2012 549.0 -1.08 %
2011 555.0 -5.45 %
2010 587.0 -7.56 %
2009 635.0 -4.94 %
2008 668.0 -5.52 %
2007 707.0 -2.48 %
2006 725.0 -2.82 %
2005 746.0 1.22 %
2004 737.0