The Progress of Nations: Women

League Table of Maternal Death

Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA MIDDLE EAST and NORTH AFRICA CENTRAL ASIA ASIA AND PACIFIC AMERICAS EUROPE
Mauritius120Israel7Azerbaijan22 Hong Kong*7Canada 6Norway6
South Africa230U. Arab Emirates26Armenia 50 Australia9United States12Switzerland6
Botswana250Kuwait29Turkmenistan 55 Singapore10Costa Rica55Spain7
Namibia370Iran120Uzbekistan55 Japan18Panama55Sweden7
Madagascar490Saudi Arabia130Kazakstan 80 New Zealand25Chile 65Denmark9
Gabon500Jordan150Kyrgyzstan110 Korea, Dem.70Uruguay 85United Kingdom9
Cameroon550Algeria160Tajikistan 130 Malaysia80Trinidad/Tobago 90Austria10
Liberia560Egypt170Regional average560 China95Cuba95Belgium10
Malawi560Tunisia170Afghanistan 1700 Korea, Rep.130Argentina 100Greece10
Zimbabwe570Syria180 Sri Lanka140Colombia 100Ireland10
Lesotho610Turkey180 Viet Nam160Dominican Rep.110Finland11
Togo640Oman190 Thailand200Mexico 110Italy12
Kenya650Libya220 Philippines280Jamaica 120Netherlands12
Central African Rep.700 Lebanon300 Pakistan340Venezuela 120Slovenia13
Ghana740Regional average300 Regional average390Regional average140Czech Rep.15
Tanzania770Iraq310 India570Ecuador150France15
Cote d'Ivoire810Morocco610 Myanmar580Nicaragua 160Portugal15
Zaire870Sudan660 Indonesia650Paraguay 160Poland19
Congo890Yemen1400 Lao Rep.650Guatemala 200Germany22
Guinea-Bissau910 Bangladesh850Brazil 220Bulgaria27
Burkina Faso930 Cambodia900Honduras 220Hungary30
Mauritania930 Papua New Guinea930Peru280Georgia33
Zambia940 Nepal1500El Salvador300Lithuania36
Regional average980 Bhutan1600Bolivia 650Regional average36
Benin990 Haiti1000 Belarus37
Nigeria1000 Latvia40
Gambia1100 Estonia41
Mali1200 Ukraine50
Niger1200 Moldova60
Senegal1200 Albania65
Uganda1200 Russian Fed.75
Burundi1300 Romania130
Rwanda1300 Bosnia/Herz.no data
Eritrea1400 Croatiano data
Ethiopia1400 Slovakiano data
Angola1500 TFYR Macedonia**no data
Chad1500 Yugoslavia***no data
Mozambique1500
Guinea1600
Somalia1600
Sierra Leone1800

* Colony.

** The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, referred to as TFYR Macedonia in subsequent lists.

*** The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), referred to as Yugoslavia in subsequent lists.

Regional averages have been rounded (except Europe), and are weighted for population size.


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