Benin 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.
  • Benin maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 397.00, a 2.7% decline from 2016.
  • Benin maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 408.00, a 3.09% decline from 2015.
  • Benin maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 421.00, a 2.55% decline from 2014.
  • Benin maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 432.00, a 2.04% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Per 100K Live Births
South Sudan 1,150.00
Chad 1,140.00
Sierra Leone 1,120.00
Somalia 829.00
Central African Republic 829.00
Guinea-Bissau 667.00
Liberia 661.00
Afghanistan 638.00
Gambia 597.00
Guinea 576.00
Mali 562.00
Burundi 548.00
Tanzania 524.00
Niger 509.00
Eritrea 480.00
Haiti 480.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. 473.00
Zimbabwe 458.00
Ethiopia 401.00
Benin 397.00
Togo 396.00
Uganda 375.00
Malawi 349.00
Madagascar 335.00
Burkina Faso 320.00
Senegal 315.00
Mozambique 289.00
Comoros 273.00
Rwanda 248.00
Nepal 186.00
Yemen 164.00
North Korea 89.00
Syrian Arab Republic 31.00
Tajikistan 17.00
Benin Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 397.00 -2.70%
2016 408.00 -3.09%
2015 421.00 -2.55%
2014 432.00 -2.04%
2013 441.00 -2.00%
2012 450.00 -1.75%
2011 458.00 -1.29%
2010 464.00 -1.49%
2009 471.00 -1.88%
2008 480.00 -1.23%
2007 486.00 -1.42%
2006 493.00 -1.40%
2005 500.00 -0.99%
2004 505.00 -0.98%
2003 510.00 -0.20%
2002 511.00 -0.97%
2001 516.00 -0.77%
2000 520.00 -0.77%