New Zealand 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.
  • New Zealand maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 9.00, a 10% decline from 2016.
  • New Zealand maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 10.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • New Zealand maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 10.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
  • New Zealand maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 10.00, a 11.11% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Per 100K Live Births
Bahamas 70.00
Trinidad and Tobago 67.00
Seychelles 53.00
Panama 52.00
Antigua and Barbuda 42.00
Argentina 39.00
Brunei 31.00
Barbados 27.00
Puerto Rico 21.00
Oman 19.00
United States 19.00
Latvia 19.00
Saudi Arabia 17.00
Uruguay 17.00
Bahrain 14.00
Chile 13.00
Hungary 12.00
Kuwait 12.00
South Korea 11.00
Canada 10.00
New Zealand 9.00
Qatar 9.00
Estonia 9.00
Lithuania 8.00
Croatia 8.00
Singapore 8.00
France 8.00
Portugal 8.00
Slovenia 7.00
Germany 7.00
United Kingdom 7.00
Cyprus 6.00
Australia 6.00
Malta 6.00
Slovak Republic 5.00
Belgium 5.00
Japan 5.00
Austria 5.00
Netherlands 5.00
Switzerland 5.00
Ireland 5.00
Luxembourg 5.00
Denmark 4.00
Iceland 4.00
Spain 4.00
Sweden 4.00
UAE 3.00
Czech Republic 3.00
Greece 3.00
Finland 3.00
Israel 3.00
Norway 2.00
Italy 2.00
Poland 2.00
New Zealand Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 9.00 -10.00%
2016 10.00 0.00%
2015 10.00 0.00%
2014 10.00 11.11%
2013 9.00 -10.00%
2012 10.00 0.00%
2011 10.00 -9.09%
2010 11.00 0.00%
2009 11.00 10.00%
2008 10.00 -9.09%
2007 11.00 0.00%
2006 11.00 0.00%
2005 11.00 0.00%
2004 11.00 -8.33%
2003 12.00 0.00%
2002 12.00 9.09%
2001 11.00 -8.33%
2000 12.00 -8.33%