South Asia Maternal Mortality Rate 2000-2022

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.
  • South Asia maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 163.00, a 3.55% decline from 2016.
  • South Asia maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 169.00, a 5.59% decline from 2015.
  • South Asia maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 179.00, a 5.79% decline from 2014.
  • South Asia maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 190.00, a 4.52% decline 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
South Asia Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 163.00 -3.55%
2016 169.00 -5.59%
2015 179.00 -5.79%
2014 190.00 -4.52%
2013 199.00 -5.24%
2012 210.00 -5.41%
2011 222.00 -5.53%
2010 235.00 -5.62%
2009 249.00 -5.32%
2008 263.00 -5.40%
2007 278.00 -5.12%
2006 293.00 -5.18%
2005 309.00 -5.50%
2004 327.00 -4.94%
2003 344.00 -4.71%
2002 361.00 -4.75%
2001 379.00 -4.05%
2000 395.00 -4.05%