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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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.