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Maternity deaths in World

0.53 % in 2017

Between 1998 and 2017, maternity deaths of World was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 1.03 % in 1998 to 0.53 % in 2017.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 0.53 -2.17 %
2016 0.55 -2.70 %
2015 0.56 -2.94 %
2014 0.58 -2.45 %
2013 0.59 -2.91 %
2012 0.61 -3.14 %
2011 0.63 -3.49 %
2010 0.65 -3.72 %
2009 0.68 -3.54 %
2008 0.70 -3.72 %
2007 0.73 -4.25 %
2006 0.76
Maternity deaths in World
Number 295,000 numbers in 2017 WB
Neonatal 2,537,500 numbers in 2017 WB
Macro Region
Africa 162 timeseries
Asia 63 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 57 timeseries
Europe 117 timeseries
Middle East 48 timeseries
North America 760 numbers in 2017 WB
Oceania 30 timeseries
South America 36 timeseries
Southeast Asia 33 timeseries
Country (numbers in 2017)

Nigeria is the top country by maternity deaths in the world. As of 2017, maternity deaths in Nigeria was 67,000 numbers that accounts for 22.73 % of the world's maternity deaths. The top 5 countries (others are India, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, and the United Republic of Tanzania) account for 48.52 % of it. The world's total maternity deaths was estimated at 294,737 numbers in 2017.

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Nigeria 67,000 WB
India 35,000 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 16,000 WB
Ethiopia 14,000 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 11,000 WB
Indonesia 8,600 WB
Pakistan 8,300 WB
Afghanistan 7,700 WB
Chad 7,300 WB
Uganda 6,000 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 5,400 WB
Bangladesh 5,100 WB
Niger 5,100 WB
Somalia 5,100 WB
Kenya 5,000 WB
China 4,900 WB
Cameroon 4,700 WB
South Sudan 4,500 WB
Mali 4,400 WB
Sudan 3,900 WB
Mozambique 3,100 WB
Angola 3,000 WB
Sierra Leone 2,900 WB
Madagascar 2,800 WB
Ghana 2,700 WB
Philippines 2,700 WB
Guinea 2,600 WB
Burkina Faso 2,400 WB
Burundi 2,400 WB
Myanmar 2,400 WB
Malawi 2,100 WB
Zimbabwe 2,100 WB
Brazil 1,700 WB
Senegal 1,700 WB
Benin 1,600 WB
Central African Republic 1,400 WB
South Africa 1,400 WB
Yemen 1,400 WB
Haiti 1,300 WB
Zambia 1,300 WB
Algeria 1,200 WB
Mauritania 1,100 WB
Nepal 1,100 WB
Liberia 1,000 WB
Togo 1,000 WB
Egypt 960 WB
Rwanda 960 WB
Iraq 870 WB
Mexico 740 WB
United States of America 720 WB
Viet Nam 700 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 670 WB
Congo 650 WB
Colombia 610 WB
Cambodia 590 WB
Gambia 520 WB
Eritrea 510 WB
Peru 500 WB
Morocco 480 WB
Guinea Bissau 440 WB
Guatemala 400 WB
Bolivia 380 WB
Papua New Guinea 340 WB
Russian Federation 320 WB
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 310 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 310 WB
Lesotho 310 WB
Argentina 290 WB
Thailand 270 WB
Iran 250 WB
Turkey 220 WB
Dominican Republic 200 WB
Ecuador 200 WB
Uzbekistan 200 WB
Paraguay 180 WB
Gabon 170 WB
Malaysia 150 WB
Namibia 140 WB
Equatorial Guinea 130 WB
Eswatini 130 WB
Honduras 130 WB
Nicaragua 130 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 130 WB
Sri Lanka 120 WB
Jordan 100 WB
Saudi Arabia 100 WB
Kyrgyzstan 95 WB
Libya 92 WB
Tunisia 90 WB
Ukraine 83 WB
Botswana 81 WB
Comoros 72 WB
France 56 WB
El Salvador 54 WB
Germany 53 WB
Timor-Leste 52 WB
United Kingdom 52 WB
Djibouti 51 WB
Tajikistan 46 WB
Azerbaijan 44 WB
Japan 44 WB
Republic of Korea 43 WB
Cuba 42 WB
Panama 41 WB
Canada 40 WB
Palestine 39 WB
Jamaica 38 WB
Kazakhstan 37 WB
Romania 36 WB
Mongolia 35 WB
Lebanon 34 WB
Chile 29 WB
Guyana 26 WB
Bhutan 24 WB
Solomon Islands 22 WB
Australia 20 WB
Costa Rica 19 WB
Oman 17 WB
Georgia 14 WB
Spain 14 WB
Suriname 13 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 12 WB
Armenia 11 WB
Hungary 11 WB
Serbia 10 WB
Turkmenistan 10 WB
Netherlands 9 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 9 WB
Mauritius 8 WB
Poland 8 WB
Republic of Moldova 8 WB
Uruguay 8 WB
Italy 7 WB
Kuwait 7 WB
Belgium 6 WB
Bulgaria 6 WB
Cabo Verde 6 WB
Fiji 6 WB
Portugal 6 WB
Vanuatu 6 WB
Albania 5 WB
Israel 5 WB
New Zealand 5 WB
Puerto Rico 5 WB
Sweden 5 WB
Austria 4 WB
Bahamas 4 WB
Czech Republic 4 WB
Latvia 4 WB
Maldives 4 WB
Singapore 4 WB
Switzerland 4 WB
Bahrain 3 WB
Belarus 3 WB
Belize 3 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 WB
Croatia 3 WB
Ireland 3 WB
Kiribati 3 WB
Saint Lucia 3 WB
Slovakia 3 WB
United Arab Emirates 3 WB
Brunei Darussalam 2 WB
Denmark 2 WB
Finland 2 WB
Greece 2 WB
Lithuania 2 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 2 WB
North Macedonia 2 WB
Qatar 2 WB
Samoa 2 WB
Antigua and Barbuda 1 WB
Barbados 1 WB
Cyprus 1 WB
Estonia 1 WB
Norway 1 WB
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1 WB
Seychelles 1 WB
Slovenia 1 WB
Tonga 1 WB
Grenada 0 WB
Iceland 0 WB
Luxembourg 0 WB
Malta 0 WB
Montenegro 0 WB

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