Nigeria Maternal Mortality Rate 2000-2021

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.
  • Nigeria maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 917.00, a 0.86% decline from 2016.
  • Nigeria maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 925.00, a 0.64% decline from 2015.
  • Nigeria maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 931.00, a 1.27% decline from 2014.
  • Nigeria maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 943.00, a 0.84% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Per 100K Live Births
Nigeria 917.00
Mauritania 766.00
Lesotho 544.00
Cameroon 529.00
Eswatini 437.00
Congo, Rep. 378.00
Kenya 342.00
Ghana 308.00
Sudan 295.00
Myanmar 250.00
Djibouti 248.00
Angola 241.00
Zambia 213.00
Lao PDR 185.00
Bhutan 183.00
Indonesia 177.00
Bangladesh 173.00
Cambodia 160.00
Bolivia 155.00
India 145.00
Papua New Guinea 145.00
Timor-Leste 142.00
Pakistan 140.00
Sao Tome and Principe 130.00
Philippines 121.00
Solomon Islands 104.00
Nicaragua 98.00
Kiribati 92.00
Micronesia 88.00
Vanuatu 72.00
Morocco 70.00
Honduras 65.00
Kyrgyz Republic 60.00
Cabo Verde 58.00
El Salvador 46.00
Mongolia 45.00
Vietnam 43.00
Tunisia 43.00
Egypt 37.00
Sri Lanka 36.00
Uzbekistan 29.00
West Bank and Gaza 27.00
Georgia 25.00
Ukraine 19.00
Moldova 19.00
Nigeria Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 917.00 -0.86%
2016 925.00 -0.64%
2015 931.00 -1.27%
2014 943.00 -0.84%
2013 951.00 -1.25%
2012 963.00 -0.93%
2011 972.00 -0.61%
2010 978.00 -0.91%
2009 987.00 -0.90%
2008 996.00 -1.39%
2007 1,010.00 -2.88%
2006 1,040.00 -3.70%
2005 1,080.00 -4.42%
2004 1,130.00 -3.42%
2003 1,170.00 -0.85%
2002 1,180.00 -1.67%
2001 1,200.00 0.00%
2000 1,200.00 0.00%