Afghanistan 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.
  • Afghanistan maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 638.00, a 5.2% decline from 2016.
  • Afghanistan maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 673.00, a 3.99% decline from 2015.
  • Afghanistan maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 701.00, a 10.81% decline from 2014.
  • Afghanistan maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 786.00, a 2.96% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Afghanistan Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 638.00 -5.20%
2016 673.00 -3.99%
2015 701.00 -10.81%
2014 786.00 -2.96%
2013 810.00 -5.59%
2012 858.00 -5.19%
2011 905.00 -5.14%
2010 954.00 -3.93%
2009 993.00 -3.59%
2008 1,030.00 -5.50%
2007 1,090.00 -2.68%
2006 1,120.00 -1.75%
2005 1,140.00 -3.39%
2004 1,180.00 -4.84%
2003 1,240.00 -4.62%
2002 1,300.00 -6.47%
2001 1,390.00 -4.14%
2000 1,450.00 -4.14%