Papua New Guinea 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.
  • Papua New Guinea maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 145.00, a 2.03% decline from 2016.
  • Papua New Guinea maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 148.00, a 1.99% decline from 2015.
  • Papua New Guinea maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 151.00, a 2.58% decline from 2014.
  • Papua New Guinea maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 155.00, a 3.13% 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
Papua New Guinea 145.00
India 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
Papua New Guinea Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 145.00 -2.03%
2016 148.00 -1.99%
2015 151.00 -2.58%
2014 155.00 -3.13%
2013 160.00 -2.44%
2012 164.00 -1.20%
2011 166.00 -1.19%
2010 168.00 -1.18%
2009 170.00 -1.73%
2008 173.00 -3.35%
2007 179.00 -4.28%
2006 187.00 -6.50%
2005 200.00 -6.10%
2004 213.00 -5.33%
2003 225.00 -3.85%
2002 234.00 -3.31%
2001 242.00 -2.81%
2000 249.00 -2.81%