Puerto Rico 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.
  • Puerto Rico maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 21.00, a 5% increase from 2016.
  • Puerto Rico maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 20.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Puerto Rico maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 20.00, a 4.76% decline from 2014.
  • Puerto Rico maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 21.00, a 5% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Latvia 19.00
Oman 19.00
United States 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
Estonia 9.00
New Zealand 9.00
Qatar 9.00
Portugal 8.00
Lithuania 8.00
Croatia 8.00
Singapore 8.00
France 8.00
Slovenia 7.00
Germany 7.00
United Kingdom 7.00
Australia 6.00
Malta 6.00
Cyprus 6.00
Switzerland 5.00
Ireland 5.00
Luxembourg 5.00
Slovak Republic 5.00
Belgium 5.00
Japan 5.00
Austria 5.00
Netherlands 5.00
Iceland 4.00
Spain 4.00
Sweden 4.00
Denmark 4.00
Finland 3.00
Israel 3.00
UAE 3.00
Czech Republic 3.00
Greece 3.00
Poland 2.00
Norway 2.00
Italy 2.00
Puerto Rico Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 21.00 5.00%
2016 20.00 0.00%
2015 20.00 -4.76%
2014 21.00 5.00%
2013 20.00 5.26%
2012 19.00 -13.64%
2011 22.00 4.76%
2010 21.00 -8.70%
2009 23.00 0.00%
2008 23.00 0.00%
2007 23.00 0.00%
2006 23.00 0.00%
2005 23.00 -8.00%
2004 25.00 8.70%
2003 23.00 -4.17%
2002 24.00 -7.69%
2001 26.00 0.00%
2000 26.00 0.00%