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The maternal mortality ratio in the World

211 per 100,000 live births in 2017

Between 1998 and 2017, maternal mortality ratio of World was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 356 per 100,000 live births in 1998 to 211 per 100,000 live births in 2017.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 211.00 -1.40 %
2016 214.00 -2.28 %
2015 219.00 -2.23 %
2014 224.00 -2.18 %
2013 229.00 -2.14 %
2012 234.00 -2.90 %
2011 241.00 -2.82 %
2010 248.00 -3.50 %
2009 257.00 -3.02 %
2008 265.00 -3.28 %
2007 274.00 -3.52 %
2006 284.00
Alternate Sources
Global Health Observatory, 2019 216 per 100000 live births in 2015 WHO
Macro Region
Africa 542 per 100000 live births in 2015 WHO
Asia 42 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 37 timeseries
Europe 16 per 100000 live births in 2015 WHO
Middle East 31 timeseries
North America 18 per 100,000 live births in 2017 WB
Oceania 20 timeseries
South America 24 timeseries
Southeast Asia 22 timeseries
Country (per 100,000 live births in 2017)
South Sudan 1,150 WB + 1 other
Chad 1,140 WB + 1 other
Sierra Leone 1,120 WB + 1 other
Nigeria 917 WB + 1 other
Central African Republic 829 WB + 1 other
Somalia 829 WB + 1 other
Mauritania 766 WB + 1 other
Guinea Bissau 667 WB + 1 other
Liberia 661 WB + 1 other
Afghanistan 638 WB + 1 other
Côte d'Ivoire 617 WB + 1 other
Gambia 597 WB + 1 other
Guinea 576 WB + 1 other
Mali 562 WB + 1 other
Burundi 548 WB + 1 other
Lesotho 544 WB + 1 other
Cameroon 529 WB + 1 other
United Republic of Tanzania 524 WB + 1 other
Niger 509 WB + 1 other
Eritrea 480 WB + 1 other
Haiti 480 WB + 1 other
Democratic Republic of the Congo 473 WB + 1 other
Zimbabwe 458 WB + 1 other
Eswatini 437 WB + 1 other
Ethiopia 401 WB + 1 other
Benin 397 WB + 1 other
Togo 396 WB + 1 other
Congo 378 WB + 1 other
Uganda 375 WB + 1 other
Malawi 349 WB + 1 other
Kenya 342 WB + 1 other
Madagascar 335 WB + 1 other
Burkina Faso 320 WB + 1 other
Senegal 315 WB + 1 other
Ghana 308 WB + 1 other
Equatorial Guinea 301 WB + 1 other
Sudan 295 WB + 1 other
Mozambique 289 WB + 1 other
Comoros 273 WB + 1 other
Gabon 252 WB + 1 other
Myanmar 250 WB + 1 other
Djibouti 248 WB + 1 other
Rwanda 248 WB + 1 other
Angola 241 WB + 1 other
Zambia 213 WB + 1 other
Namibia 195 WB + 1 other
Nepal 186 WB + 1 other
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 185 WB + 1 other
Bhutan 183 WB + 1 other
Indonesia 177 WB + 1 other
Bangladesh 173 WB + 1 other
Guyana 169 WB + 1 other
Yemen 164 WB + 1 other
Cambodia 160 WB + 1 other
Bolivia 155 WB + 1 other
India 145 WB + 1 other
Papua New Guinea 145 WB + 1 other
Botswana 144 WB + 1 other
Timor-Leste 142 WB + 1 other
Pakistan 140 WB + 1 other
Sao Tome and Principe 130 WB + 1 other
Paraguay 129 WB + 1 other
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 125 WB + 1 other
Philippines 121 WB + 1 other
Suriname 120 WB + 1 other
South Africa 119 WB + 1 other
Saint Lucia 117 WB + 1 other
Algeria 112 WB + 1 other
Solomon Islands 104 WB + 1 other
Nicaragua 98 WB + 1 other
Dominican Republic 95 WB + 1 other
Guatemala 95 WB + 1 other
Kiribati 92 WB + 1 other
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 89 WB + 1 other
Micronesia (Federated States of) 88 WB + 1 other
Peru 88 WB + 1 other
Colombia 83 WB + 1 other
Jamaica 80 WB + 1 other
Iraq 79 WB + 1 other
Libya 72 WB + 1 other
Vanuatu 72 WB + 1 other
Bahamas 70 WB + 1 other
Morocco 70 WB + 1 other
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 68 WB + 1 other
Trinidad and Tobago 67 WB + 1 other
Honduras 65 WB + 1 other
Mauritius 61 WB + 1 other
Brazil 60 WB + 1 other
Kyrgyzstan 60 WB + 1 other
Ecuador 59 WB + 1 other
Cabo Verde 58 WB + 1 other
Maldives 53 WB + 1 other
Seychelles 53 WB
Panama 52 WB + 1 other
Tonga 52 WB + 1 other
El Salvador 46 WB + 1 other
Jordan 46 WB + 1 other
Mongolia 45 WB + 1 other
Samoa 43 WB + 1 other
Tunisia 43 WB + 1 other
Viet Nam 43 WB + 1 other
Antigua and Barbuda 42 WB
Argentina 39 WB + 1 other
Egypt 37 WB + 1 other
Thailand 37 WB + 1 other
Belize 36 WB + 1 other
Cuba 36 WB + 1 other
Sri Lanka 36 WB + 1 other
Fiji 34 WB + 1 other
Mexico 33 WB + 1 other
Brunei Darussalam 31 WB + 1 other
Syrian Arab Republic 31 WB + 1 other
China 29 WB + 1 other
Lebanon 29 WB + 1 other
Malaysia 29 WB + 1 other
Uzbekistan 29 WB + 1 other
Barbados 27 WB + 1 other
Costa Rica 27 WB + 1 other
Palestine 27 WB
Armenia 26 WB + 1 other
Azerbaijan 26 WB + 1 other
Georgia 25 WB + 1 other
Grenada 25 WB + 1 other
Puerto Rico 21 WB
Latvia 19 WB + 1 other
Oman 19 WB + 1 other
Republic of Moldova 19 WB + 1 other
Romania 19 WB + 1 other
Ukraine 19 WB + 1 other
United States of America 19 WB + 1 other
Russian Federation 17 WB + 1 other
Saudi Arabia 17 WB + 1 other
Tajikistan 17 WB + 1 other
Turkey 17 WB + 1 other
Uruguay 17 WB + 1 other
Iran 16 WB + 1 other
Albania 15 WB + 1 other
Bahrain 14 WB + 1 other
Chile 13 WB + 1 other
Hungary 12 WB + 1 other
Kuwait 12 WB + 1 other
Serbia 12 WB + 1 other
Republic of Korea 11 WB + 1 other
Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 WB + 1 other
Bulgaria 10 WB + 1 other
Canada 10 WB + 1 other
Kazakhstan 10 WB + 1 other
Estonia 9 WB + 1 other
New Zealand 9 WB + 1 other
Qatar 9 WB + 1 other
Croatia 8 WB + 1 other
France 8 WB + 1 other
Lithuania 8 WB + 1 other
Portugal 8 WB + 1 other
Singapore 8 WB + 1 other
Germany 7 WB + 1 other
North Macedonia 7 WB + 1 other
Slovenia 7 WB + 1 other
Turkmenistan 7 WB + 1 other
United Kingdom 7 WB + 1 other
Australia 6 WB + 1 other
Cyprus 6 WB + 1 other
Malta 6 WB + 1 other
Montenegro 6 WB + 1 other
Austria 5 WB + 1 other
Belgium 5 WB + 1 other
Ireland 5 WB + 1 other
Japan 5 WB + 1 other
Luxembourg 5 WB + 1 other
Netherlands 5 WB + 1 other
Slovakia 5 WB + 1 other
Switzerland 5 WB + 1 other
Denmark 4 WB + 1 other
Iceland 4 WB + 1 other
Spain 4 WB + 1 other
Sweden 4 WB + 1 other
Czech Republic 3 WB + 1 other
Finland 3 WB + 1 other
Greece 3 WB + 1 other
Israel 3 WB + 1 other
United Arab Emirates 3 WB + 1 other
Belarus 2 WB + 1 other
Italy 2 WB + 1 other
Norway 2 WB + 1 other
Poland 2 WB + 1 other

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