Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)

Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)

Ratio of the number of maternal deaths to the number of live births in a given year, expressed per 100,000 live births.

Source: UN Maternal Mortality Estimation Group (MMEIG) WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and the World Bank (2013). June 2012 updates. Accessed June, 2013.

http://www.childinfo.org/maternal_mortality_ratio.php

Data in the tables are those available to the Human Development Report Office as of 15 November, 2013, unless otherwise specified.

HDI Rank

Country

1990

2000

2005

2010

.. Very high human development

16

14

14

15

.. High human development

111

65

49

42

.. Medium human development

524

329

249

186

.. Low human development

796

644

535

426

1 Norway

9

8

9

7

2 Australia

10

9

7

7

3 Switzerland

7

6

6

8

4 Netherlands

10

13

8

6

5 United States

12

14

18

21

6 Germany

13

7

7

7

7 New Zealand

18

12

15

15

8 Canada

6

7

11

12

9 Singapore

6

15

9

3

10 Denmark

13

8

7

12

11 Ireland

6

6

2

6

12 Sweden

6

5

4

4

13 Iceland

8

7

6

5

14 United Kingdom

10

12

13

12

15 Korea (Republic of)

18

19

17

16

15 Hong Kong, China (SAR)

..

..

..

..

17 Japan

12

10

7

5

18 Liechtenstein

..

..

..

..

19 Israel

12

9

7

7

20 France

13

10

8

8

21 Luxembourg

6

11

17

20

21 Belgium

10

9

8

8

21 Austria

10

5

5

4

24 Finland

7

5

6

5

25 Slovenia

11

12

14

12

26 Italy

10

4

5

4

27 Spain

7

5

6

6

28 Czech Republic

15

7

7

5

29 Greece

6

5

3

3

30 Brunei Darussalam

29

24

25

24

31 Qatar

15

11

9

7

32 Cyprus

17

15

12

10

33 Estonia

48

28

23

2

34 Saudi Arabia

44

27

25

24

35 Poland

17

8

5

5

35 Lithuania

34

21

11

8

37 Slovakia

15

13

6

6

37 Andorra

..

..

..

..

39 Malta

14

12

10

8

40 United Arab Emirates

24

14

13

12

41 Portugal

15

8

8

8

41 Chile

56

29

26

25

43 Hungary

23

10

10

21

44 Cuba

63

63

67

73

44 Bahrain

23

22

21

20

46 Kuwait

11

9

8

14

47 Croatia

8

11

14

17

48 Latvia

57

43

21

34

49 Argentina

71

63

69

77

50 Uruguay

39

35

31

29

51 Montenegro

8

11

9

8

51 Bahamas

52

56

47

47

53 Belarus

37

31

20

4

54 Romania

170

52

30

27

55 Libya

99

67

61

58

56 Oman

110

51

39

32

57 Russian Federation

74

57

37

34

58 Bulgaria

24

28

13

11

59 Barbados

120

49

41

51

60 Palau

..

..

..

..

61 Antigua and Barbuda

..

..

..

..

62 Malaysia

53

39

34

29

63 Mauritius

68

28

32

60

64 Trinidad and Tobago

86

59

59

46

65 Panama

100

110

100

92

65 Lebanon

52

38

31

25

67 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

94

91

94

92

68 Costa Rica

38

47

50

40

69 Turkey

67

39

28

20

70 Kazakhstan

92

70

50

51

71 Seychelles

..

..

..

..

71 Mexico

92

82

54

50

73 Sri Lanka

85

58

44

35

73 Saint Kitts and Nevis

..

..

..

..

75 Iran (Islamic Republic of)

120

48

30

21

76 Azerbaijan

56

65

52

43

77 Serbia

23

12

10

12

77 Jordan

110

79

72

63

79 Grenada

34

27

25

24

79 Georgia

63

58

61

67

79 Brazil

120

81

67

56

82 Peru

200

120

90

67

83 Ukraine

49

35

25

32

84 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

16

15

10

10

84 Belize

71

100

77

53

86 Bosnia and Herzegovina

18

10

9

8

87 Armenia

46

38

34

30

88 Fiji

32

31

29

26

89 Thailand

54

66

54

48

90 Tunisia

130

84

68

56

91 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

59

88

64

48

91 China

120

61

45

37

93 Dominica

..

..

..

..

93 Algeria

220

140

110

97

95 Albania

48

39

31

27

96 Jamaica

59

83

89

110

97 Saint Lucia

64

46

40

35

98 Ecuador

180

130

110

110

98 Colombia

170

130

100

92

100 Tonga

67

87

100

110

100 Suriname

84

130

110

130

102 Dominican Republic

220

130

130

150

103 Turkmenistan

82

91

76

67

103 Mongolia

120

96

84

63

103 Maldives

830

190

94

60

106 Samoa

260

150

120

100

107 Palestine, State of

90

64

67

64

108 Indonesia

600

340

270

220

109 Botswana

140

350

330

160

110 Egypt

230

100

78

66

111 Paraguay

120

110

110

99

112 Gabon

270

270

260

230

113 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

450

280

240

190

114 Moldova (Republic of)

62

39

25

41

115 El Salvador

150

110

94

81

116 Uzbekistan

59

33

32

28

117 Philippines

170

120

110

99

118 Syrian Arab Republic

240

120

89

70

118 South Africa

250

330

360

300

120 Iraq

89

78

74

63

121 Viet Nam

240

100

74

59

121 Guyana

180

220

280

280

123 Cape Verde

200

170

110

79

124 Micronesia (Federated States of)

140

130

110

100

125 Kyrgyzstan

73

82

77

71

125 Guatemala

160

130

120

120

127 Namibia

200

280

310

200

128 Timor-Leste

1,000

610

410

300

129 Morocco

300

170

130

100

129 Honduras

220

160

130

100

131 Vanuatu

220

120

110

110

132 Nicaragua

170

130

110

95

133 Tajikistan

94

120

79

65

133 Kiribati

..

..

..

..

135 India

600

390

280

200

136 Cambodia

830

510

340

250

136 Bhutan

1,000

430

270

180

138 Ghana

580

550

440

350

139 Lao People's Democratic Republic

1,600

870

650

470

140 Congo

420

540

550

560

141 Zambia

470

540

500

440

142 Sao Tome and Principe

150

110

87

70

142 Bangladesh

800

400

330

240

144 Equatorial Guinea

1,200

450

270

240

145 Nepal

770

360

250

170

146 Pakistan

490

380

310

260

147 Kenya

400

490

450

360

148 Swaziland

300

360

420

320

149 Angola

1,200

890

650

450

150 Myanmar

520

300

230

200

151 Rwanda

910

840

550

340

152 Nigeria

1,100

970

820

630

152 Cameroon

670

730

720

690

154 Yemen

610

380

270

200

155 Madagascar

640

400

310

240

156 Zimbabwe

450

640

690

570

157 Solomon Islands

150

120

110

93

157 Papua New Guinea

390

310

270

230

159 Tanzania (United Republic of)

870

730

610

460

159 Comoros

440

340

310

280

161 Mauritania

760

630

560

510

162 Lesotho

520

690

720

620

163 Senegal

670

500

430

370

164 Uganda

600

530

420

310

165 Benin

770

530

430

350

166 Togo

620

440

370

300

166 Sudan

1,000

870

800

730

168 Haiti

620

460

410

350

169 Afghanistan

1,300

1,000

710

460

170 Djibouti

290

290

220

200

171 Côte d'Ivoire

710

590

510

400

172 Gambia

700

520

430

360

173 Ethiopia

950

700

510

350

174 Malawi

1,100

840

630

460

175 Liberia

1,200

1,300

1,100

770

176 Mali

1,100

740

620

540

177 Guinea-Bissau

1,100

970

890

790

178 Mozambique

910

710

630

490

179 Guinea

1,200

970

800

610

180 Burundi

1,100

1,000

910

800

181 Burkina Faso

700

450

370

300

182 Eritrea

880

390

300

240

183 Sierra Leone

1,300

1,300

1,000

890

184 Chad

920

1,100

1,100

1,100

185 Central African Republic

930

1,000

1,000

890

186 Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

930

770

660

540

187 Niger

1,200

870

720

590

.. South Sudan

..

..

..

..

.. Tuvalu

..

..

..

..

.. Somalia

890

1,000

1,000

1,000

.. San Marino

..

..

..

..

.. Nauru

..

..

..

..

.. Monaco

..

..

..

..

.. Marshall Islands

..

..

..

..

.. Korea (Democratic People's Rep. of)

97

120

85

81


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