Iraq 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.
  • Iraq maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 79.00, a 1.28% increase from 2016.
  • Iraq maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 78.00, a 6.02% decline from 2015.
  • Iraq maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 83.00, a 9.78% decline from 2014.
  • Iraq maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 92.00, a 22.67% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Per 100K Live Births
Equatorial Guinea 301.00
Gabon 252.00
Namibia 195.00
Guyana 169.00
Botswana 144.00
Paraguay 129.00
Venezuela 125.00
Suriname 120.00
South Africa 119.00
St. Lucia 117.00
Algeria 112.00
Dominican Republic 95.00
Guatemala 95.00
Peru 88.00
Colombia 83.00
Jamaica 80.00
Iraq 79.00
Libya 72.00
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 68.00
Mauritius 61.00
Brazil 60.00
Ecuador 59.00
Maldives 53.00
Tonga 52.00
Jordan 46.00
Samoa 43.00
Thailand 37.00
Belize 36.00
Cuba 36.00
Fiji 34.00
Mexico 33.00
China 29.00
Lebanon 29.00
Malaysia 29.00
Costa Rica 27.00
Armenia 26.00
Azerbaijan 26.00
Grenada 25.00
Romania 19.00
Russia 17.00
Turkey 17.00
Iran 16.00
Albania 15.00
Serbia 12.00
Bosnia 10.00
Bulgaria 10.00
Kazakhstan 10.00
North Macedonia 7.00
Turkmenistan 7.00
Montenegro 6.00
Belarus 2.00
Iraq Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 79.00 1.28%
2016 78.00 -6.02%
2015 83.00 -9.78%
2014 92.00 22.67%
2013 75.00 13.64%
2012 66.00 -1.49%
2011 67.00 -4.29%
2010 70.00 -6.67%
2009 75.00 -16.67%
2008 90.00 -34.78%
2007 138.00 -12.66%
2006 158.00 24.41%
2005 127.00 4.10%
2004 122.00 -10.29%
2003 136.00 83.78%
2002 74.00 -2.63%
2001 76.00 -3.80%
2000 79.00 -3.80%