Lesotho Maternal Mortality Rate 2000-2024

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.
  • Lesotho maternal mortality rate for 2020 was 566.00, a 10.02% decline from 2019.
  • Lesotho maternal mortality rate for 2019 was 629.00, a 5.01% increase from 2018.
  • Lesotho maternal mortality rate for 2018 was 599.00, a 6.41% decline from 2017.
  • Lesotho maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 640.00, a 4.19% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Per 100K Live Births
Nigeria 1,047.00
Lesotho 566.00
Kenya 530.00
Mauritania 464.00
Cameroon 438.00
Republic of Congo 282.00
Sudan 270.00
Ghana 263.00
Eswatini 240.00
Djibouti 234.00
Angola 222.00
Cambodia 218.00
Timor-Leste 204.00
Papua New Guinea 192.00
Myanmar 179.00
Indonesia 173.00
Bolivia 161.00
Pakistan 154.00
Sao Tome and Principe 146.00
Zambia 135.00
Lao PDR 126.00
Vietnam 124.00
Bangladesh 123.00
Solomon Islands 122.00
India 103.00
Vanuatu 94.00
Philippines 78.00
Nicaragua 78.00
Kiribati 76.00
Micronesia 74.00
Morocco 72.00
Honduras 72.00
Bhutan 60.00
Kyrgyz Republic 50.00
El Salvador 43.00
Cabo Verde 42.00
Mongolia 39.00
Tunisia 37.00
Uzbekistan 30.00
Sri Lanka 29.00
Georgia 28.00
West Bank and Gaza 20.00
Egypt 17.00
Ukraine 17.00
Moldova 12.00
Lesotho Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2020 566.00 -10.02%
2019 629.00 5.01%
2018 599.00 -6.41%
2017 640.00 -4.19%
2016 668.00 -8.24%
2015 728.00 -7.14%
2014 784.00 -6.00%
2013 834.00 -13.40%
2012 963.00 -7.23%
2011 1,038.00 -0.19%
2010 1,040.00 -5.11%
2009 1,096.00 25.40%
2008 874.00 24.32%
2007 703.00 11.23%
2006 632.00 12.26%
2005 563.00 1.44%
2004 555.00 -9.02%
2003 610.00 3.39%
2002 590.00 2.61%
2001 575.00 5.50%
2000 545.00 5.50%