Lifetime risk of maternal death worldwide, in 2015

This statistic shows the ranking of countries according to the lifetime risk of maternal death worldwide in 2015. Belarus ranked as the leading country in terms of maternal care with a lifetime risk of maternal death accounting for 1 in 45,200 pregnancies.

Risk of maternal death in pregnancy and childbirth worldwide in 2015, by country

Risk of maternal death
Belarus45,200
Poland19,800
Austria19,200
Israel17,400
Italy17,100
Finland15,100
Spain15,100
Norway14,900
Singapore13,900
Sweden13,600
Côte d'Ivoire29
South Sudan28
Central African Republic27
Mali26
Dr Congo23
Burundi22
Sierra Leone21
Niger20
Somalia18
Chad15
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Source

Release date

May 2015

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2015

Supplementary notes

Risk of maternal death is ranked in terms of 1 in (n) pregnancies.
Belarus to Sweden account for the top 10 lifetime risk of maternal death, while Côte d'Ivoire to Chad account for the bottom 10 lifetime risj of maternal death.

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