Zambia 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.
  • Zambia maternal mortality rate for 2017 was 213.00, a 4.05% decline from 2016.
  • Zambia maternal mortality rate for 2016 was 222.00, a 4.31% decline from 2015.
  • Zambia maternal mortality rate for 2015 was 232.00, a 4.13% decline from 2014.
  • Zambia maternal mortality rate for 2014 was 242.00, a 4.72% 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
Papua New Guinea 145.00
India 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
Tunisia 43.00
Vietnam 43.00
Egypt 37.00
Sri Lanka 36.00
Uzbekistan 29.00
West Bank and Gaza 27.00
Georgia 25.00
Moldova 19.00
Ukraine 19.00
Zambia Maternal Mortality Rate - Historical Data
Year Per 100K Live Births Annual % Change
2017 213.00 -4.05%
2016 222.00 -4.31%
2015 232.00 -4.13%
2014 242.00 -4.72%
2013 254.00 -4.87%
2012 267.00 -5.65%
2011 283.00 -7.21%
2010 305.00 -7.29%
2009 329.00 -7.58%
2008 356.00 -8.01%
2007 387.00 -4.68%
2006 406.00 -3.56%
2005 421.00 -3.66%
2004 437.00 -3.53%
2003 453.00 -2.58%
2002 465.00 -5.30%
2001 491.00 -7.01%
2000 528.00 -7.01%