Highest Maternal Mortality Rate

Top 10 countries with the Highest Maternal Mortality Rate

CountryMaternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)
South Sudan2,054
Chad1,100
Somalia1,000
Central African Republic890
Sierra Leone890
Burundi800
Guinea-Bissau790
Liberia770
Sudan730
Cameroon690

Note: The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes). The MMR includes deaths during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, for a specified year.