South Korea 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.
  • South Korea maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 11.00, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • South Korea maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 11.00, a 8.33% decline from 2015.
  • South Korea maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 12.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
  • South Korea maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 12.00, a 7.69% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Per 100K Live Births
Bahamas 70.00
Trinidad and Tobago 67.00
Seychelles 53.00
Panama 52.00
Antigua and Barbuda 42.00
Argentina 39.00
Brunei 31.00
Barbados 27.00
Puerto Rico 21.00
United States 19.00
Latvia 19.00
Oman 19.00
Saudi Arabia 17.00
Uruguay 17.00
Bahrain 14.00
Chile 13.00
Hungary 12.00
Kuwait 12.00
South Korea 11.00
Canada 10.00
New Zealand 9.00
Qatar 9.00
Estonia 9.00
Singapore 8.00
France 8.00
Portugal 8.00
Lithuania 8.00
Croatia 8.00
United Kingdom 7.00
Slovenia 7.00
Germany 7.00
Cyprus 6.00
Australia 6.00
Malta 6.00
Belgium 5.00
Japan 5.00
Austria 5.00
Netherlands 5.00
Switzerland 5.00
Ireland 5.00
Luxembourg 5.00
Slovak Republic 5.00
Iceland 4.00
Spain 4.00
Sweden 4.00
Denmark 4.00
Czech Republic 3.00
Greece 3.00
Finland 3.00
Israel 3.00
UAE 3.00
Norway 2.00
Italy 2.00
Poland 2.00
South Korea Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 11.00 0.00%
2016 11.00 -8.33%
2015 12.00 0.00%
2014 12.00 -7.69%
2013 13.00 0.00%
2012 13.00 -7.14%
2011 14.00 -6.67%
2010 15.00 -6.25%
2009 16.00 6.67%
2008 15.00 0.00%
2007 15.00 7.14%
2006 14.00 -6.67%
2005 15.00 0.00%
2004 15.00 -6.25%
2003 16.00 6.67%
2002 15.00 0.00%
2001 15.00 -11.76%
2000 17.00 -11.76%