North America Maternal Mortality Rate 2000-2023

Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die from pregnancy-related causes while pregnant or within 42 days of pregnancy termination per 100,000 live births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on the proportion of maternal deaths among non-AIDS deaths in women ages 15-49, fertility, birth attendants, and GDP.
  • North America maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 18.00, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • North America maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 18.00, a 5.88% increase from 2015.
  • North America maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 17.00, a 6.25% increase from 2014.
  • North America maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 16.00, a 6.67% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Per 100K Live Births
Sub-Saharan Africa 534.00
World 211.00
South Asia 163.00
Latin America & Caribbean 74.00
East Asia & Pacific 69.00
OECD members 18.00
North America 18.00
European Union 6.00
Euro Area 5.00
North America Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 18.00 0.00%
2016 18.00 5.88%
2015 17.00 6.25%
2014 16.00 6.67%
2013 15.00 0.00%
2012 15.00 0.00%
2011 15.00 7.14%
2010 14.00 0.00%
2009 14.00 0.00%
2008 14.00 0.00%
2007 14.00 0.00%
2006 14.00 7.69%
2005 13.00 0.00%
2004 13.00 0.00%
2003 13.00 0.00%
2002 13.00 8.33%
2001 12.00 0.00%
2000 12.00 0.00%