Lao PDR 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.
  • Lao PDR maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 185.00, a 5.61% decline from 2016.
  • Lao PDR maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 196.00, a 6.22% decline from 2015.
  • Lao PDR maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 209.00, a 6.28% decline from 2014.
  • Lao PDR maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 223.00, a 6.3% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Per 100K Live Births
Nigeria 917.00
Mauritania 766.00
Lesotho 544.00
Cameroon 529.00
Eswatini 437.00
Congo, Rep. 378.00
Kenya 342.00
Ghana 308.00
Sudan 295.00
Myanmar 250.00
Djibouti 248.00
Angola 241.00
Zambia 213.00
Lao PDR 185.00
Bhutan 183.00
Indonesia 177.00
Bangladesh 173.00
Cambodia 160.00
Bolivia 155.00
India 145.00
Papua New Guinea 145.00
Timor-Leste 142.00
Pakistan 140.00
Sao Tome and Principe 130.00
Philippines 121.00
Solomon Islands 104.00
Nicaragua 98.00
Kiribati 92.00
Micronesia 88.00
Vanuatu 72.00
Morocco 70.00
Honduras 65.00
Kyrgyz Republic 60.00
Cabo Verde 58.00
El Salvador 46.00
Mongolia 45.00
Vietnam 43.00
Tunisia 43.00
Egypt 37.00
Sri Lanka 36.00
Uzbekistan 29.00
West Bank and Gaza 27.00
Georgia 25.00
Ukraine 19.00
Moldova 19.00
Lao PDR Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 185.00 -5.61%
2016 196.00 -6.22%
2015 209.00 -6.28%
2014 223.00 -6.30%
2013 238.00 -6.30%
2012 254.00 -6.62%
2011 272.00 -6.85%
2010 292.00 -7.01%
2009 314.00 -6.55%
2008 336.00 -6.67%
2007 360.00 -6.49%
2006 385.00 -6.10%
2005 410.00 -6.18%
2004 437.00 -6.02%
2003 465.00 -5.30%
2002 491.00 -5.03%
2001 517.00 -4.96%
2000 544.00 -4.96%