Maternal sepsis and other maternal infections deaths

per 100,000 people, 1990–2017

Info Edit
    1990 Ranking
    1. Niger 8.84
    2. Mauritania 7.28
    3. Benin 5.97
    4. Gambia 5.64
    5. Rwanda 5.59
    6. Equatorial Guinea 5.59
    7. Central African Republic 5.36
    8. Yemen 5.19
    9. Mali 4.45
    10. Guinea 4.16
    11. Sudan 3.67
    12. Burkina Faso 3.66
    13. Congo (Kinshasa) 3.45
    14. Papua New Guinea 3.43
    15. Togo 3.28
    16. Sierra Leone 3.24
    17. Cameroon 3.22
    18. Congo (Brazzaville) 3.18
    19. Timor Leste 3.04
    20. Liberia 2.86
    21. Senegal 2.84
    22. Chad 2.74
    23. Djibouti 2.53
    24. Haiti 2.36
    25. Burundi 2.34
    26. Laos 2.31
    27. Ethiopia 2.30
    28. Afghanistan 2.30
    29. Solomon Islands 2.28
    30. Ivory Coast 2.27
    31. Madagascar 2.12
    32. Malawi 2.07
    33. Cambodia 2.04
    34. Kenya 2.02
    35. Saint Thomas and Principe 1.99
    36. Gabon 1.97
    37. Lesotho 1.91
    38. Comoros 1.89
    39. Angola 1.85
    40. India 1.82
    41. Tanzania 1.77
    42. Eritrea 1.76
    43. Botswana 1.68
    44. Somalia 1.60
    45. Honduras 1.58
    46. Nepal 1.53
    47. Vanuatu 1.52
    48. Iraq 1.48
    49. Pakistan 1.46
    50. Guatemala 1.42
    51. Nigeria 1.41
    52. Mongolia 1.35
    53. Ghana 1.28
    54. Namibia 1.27
    55. Mozambique 1.24
    56. Zambia 1.18
    57. Morocco 1.11
    58. Guinea Bissau 1.10
    59. Uganda 1.10
    60. Maldives 1.08
    61. Bhutan 1.08
    62. South Sudan 1.01
    63. Peru 0.97
    64. Swaziland 0.86
    65. Micronesia 0.85
    66. Marshall Islands 0.84
    67. Paraguay 0.82
    68. Bolivia 0.78
    69. Malaysia 0.74
    70. Kiribati 0.71
    71. Algeria 0.67
    72. Jordan 0.67
    73. Zimbabwe 0.67
    74. Bangladesh 0.66
    75. Tonga 0.66
    76. Burma (Myanmar) 0.64
    77. South Africa 0.62
    78. Egypt 0.60
    79. El Salvador 0.59
    80. Tajikistan 0.56
    81. Turkey 0.54
    82. Turkmenistan 0.54
    83. Ecuador 0.50
    84. Nicaragua 0.47
    85. Venezuela 0.42
    86. Argentina 0.41
    87. Indonesia 0.40
    88. West Bank and Gaza 0.38
    89. Dominica 0.36
    90. Saudi Arabia 0.36
    91. Fiji 0.34
    92. Guyana 0.34
    93. Brazil 0.33
    94. Libya 0.31
    95. American Samoa 0.30
    96. Lebanon 0.29
    97. Cape Verde 0.29
    98. Oman 0.29
    99. Philippines 0.28
    100. Tunisia 0.28
    101. Dominican Republic 0.28
    102. Kyrgyzstan 0.26
    103. Antigua and Barbuda 0.24
    104. Panama 0.24
    105. Romania 0.24
    106. Belize 0.23
    107. Northern Mariana Islands 0.23
    108. North Korea 0.22
    109. Barbados 0.22
    110. Uzbekistan 0.21
    111. Qatar 0.21
    112. Chile 0.20
    113. Azerbaijan 0.20
    114. Syria 0.20
    115. Suriname 0.20
    116. Iran 0.18
    117. Saint Lucia 0.18
    118. Seychelles 0.16
    119. Jamaica 0.16
    120. Kazakhstan 0.16
    121. Vietnam 0.15
    122. Thailand 0.15
    123. Mauritius 0.15
    124. Costa Rica 0.14
    125. Poland 0.14
    126. Colombia 0.14
    127. Mexico 0.14
    128. Uruguay 0.13
    129. Bahrain 0.13
    130. Moldova 0.13
    131. Samoa 0.13
    132. Cuba 0.13
    133. China 0.12
    134. Israel 0.11
    135. Grenada 0.11
    136. Bahamas 0.11
    137. Puerto Rico 0.11
    138. Trinidad and Tobago 0.11
    139. South Korea 0.10
    140. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.09
    141. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.07
    142. Georgia 0.07
    143. Germany 0.06
    144. Guam 0.06
    145. Sri Lanka 0.05
    146. Bulgaria 0.05
    147. Brunei 0.05
    148. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.05
    149. Lithuania 0.05
    150. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.05
    151. Russia 0.04
    152. Latvia 0.04
    153. Kuwait 0.04
    154. Serbia 0.04
    155. Bermuda 0.03
    156. Armenia 0.03
    157. Taiwan 0.03
    158. Estonia 0.03
    159. United Arab Emirates 0.03
    160. Belarus 0.03
    161. Belgium 0.03
    162. Finland 0.02
    163. Luxembourg 0.02
    164. Greenland 0.02
    165. United States 0.02
    166. Spain 0.01
    167. Portugal 0.01
    168. Albania 0.01
    169. Ukraine 0.01
    170. Montenegro 0.01
    171. Slovakia 0.01
    172. Czech Republic 0.01
    173. Greece 0.01
    174. France 0.01
    175. Croatia 0.01
    176. Australia 0.01
    177. Netherlands 0.01
    178. Norway 0.01
    179. United Kingdom 0.01
    180. Slovenia 0.01
    181. Sweden 0.01
    182. New Zealand 0.01
    183. Austria 0.01
    184. Hungary 0.01
    185. Japan 0.01
    186. Iceland 0.01
    187. Malta 0.01
    188. Canada 0.01
    189. Andorra 0.01
    190. Italy 0.01
    191. Switzerland 0.00
    192. Denmark 0.00
    193. Ireland 0.00
    194. Cyprus 0.00
    195. Singapore 0.00
    2017 Ranking
    1. Niger 5.85
    2. Central African Republic 3.16
    3. Sierra Leone 2.89
    4. Chad 2.76
    5. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.72
    6. Gambia 2.44
    7. Mali 2.39
    8. Mauritania 2.30
    9. Benin 2.28
    10. Sudan 2.27
    11. Congo (Brazzaville) 2.09
    12. Liberia 1.97
    13. Papua New Guinea 1.95
    14. Guinea 1.83
    15. Burkina Faso 1.76
    16. Haiti 1.72
    17. Yemen 1.60
    18. Rwanda 1.49
    19. Lesotho 1.45
    20. Burundi 1.24
    21. Ivory Coast 1.22
    22. Timor Leste 1.16
    23. Togo 1.13
    24. Madagascar 1.12
    25. Senegal 1.10
    26. Eritrea 1.10
    27. Solomon Islands 1.09
    28. Cameroon 1.07
    29. Afghanistan 1.06
    30. South Sudan 0.97
    31. Kenya 0.95
    32. Angola 0.90
    33. Guinea Bissau 0.89
    34. Zimbabwe 0.86
    35. Somalia 0.80
    36. Malawi 0.74
    37. Tanzania 0.73
    38. Vanuatu 0.68
    39. Djibouti 0.66
    40. Ethiopia 0.65
    41. Uganda 0.63
    42. Laos 0.58
    43. Cambodia 0.53
    44. Gabon 0.52
    45. Swaziland 0.50
    46. Comoros 0.49
    47. Pakistan 0.47
    48. Burma (Myanmar) 0.45
    49. Ghana 0.43
    50. Equatorial Guinea 0.43
    51. Marshall Islands 0.42
    52. Nigeria 0.40
    53. Zambia 0.39
    54. Botswana 0.35
    55. Mozambique 0.33
    56. India 0.31
    57. Kiribati 0.30
    58. Namibia 0.28
    59. Bolivia 0.28
    60. Guatemala 0.27
    61. Dominica 0.24
    62. Peru 0.24
    63. Fiji 0.24
    64. Saint Thomas and Principe 0.23
    65. Micronesia 0.21
    66. Tonga 0.21
    67. Nepal 0.21
    68. Philippines 0.18
    69. Mongolia 0.18
    70. Tajikistan 0.18
    71. Honduras 0.17
    72. Morocco 0.17
    73. Malaysia 0.16
    74. Algeria 0.15
    75. Argentina 0.14
    76. American Samoa 0.14
    77. Egypt 0.14
    78. Belize 0.14
    79. South Africa 0.14
    80. Ecuador 0.14
    81. Iraq 0.14
    82. Bhutan 0.13
    83. Dominican Republic 0.12
    84. Brazil 0.12
    85. Suriname 0.11
    86. Paraguay 0.11
    87. Libya 0.10
    88. North Korea 0.10
    89. Guyana 0.10
    90. Venezuela 0.10
    91. Indonesia 0.10
    92. Panama 0.10
    93. Antigua and Barbuda 0.10
    94. Kyrgyzstan 0.09
    95. Barbados 0.09
    96. Bangladesh 0.09
    97. El Salvador 0.09
    98. Uruguay 0.09
    99. Bahamas 0.08
    100. Georgia 0.08
    101. Colombia 0.07
    102. West Bank and Gaza 0.07
    103. Nicaragua 0.06
    104. Mauritius 0.06
    105. Tunisia 0.06
    106. Jamaica 0.06
    107. Guam 0.06
    108. Samoa 0.05
    109. Grenada 0.05
    110. Trinidad and Tobago 0.05
    111. Jordan 0.05
    112. Seychelles 0.05
    113. Lebanon 0.05
    114. Uzbekistan 0.05
    115. Mexico 0.05
    116. Turkey 0.04
    117. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.04
    118. Saint Lucia 0.04
    119. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.04
    120. Azerbaijan 0.04
    121. Oman 0.04
    122. Thailand 0.04
    123. Brunei 0.04
    124. Northern Mariana Islands 0.03
    125. Iran 0.03
    126. Saudi Arabia 0.03
    127. Maldives 0.03
    128. Costa Rica 0.03
    129. Cuba 0.03
    130. Puerto Rico 0.02
    131. Turkmenistan 0.02
    132. Greenland 0.02
    133. Cape Verde 0.02
    134. Bahrain 0.02
    135. Kuwait 0.02
    136. Chile 0.02
    137. United States 0.02
    138. Kazakhstan 0.02
    139. Syria 0.02
    140. Taiwan 0.02
    141. Israel 0.02
    142. Ukraine 0.02
    143. Bulgaria 0.01
    144. Qatar 0.01
    145. Vietnam 0.01
    146. Lithuania 0.01
    147. Moldova 0.01
    148. Greece 0.01
    149. Russia 0.01
    150. Armenia 0.01
    151. Romania 0.01
    152. United Arab Emirates 0.01
    153. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.01
    154. Sri Lanka 0.01
    155. Albania 0.01
    156. United Kingdom 0.01
    157. China 0.01
    158. Serbia 0.01
    159. Australia 0.01
    160. Latvia 0.01
    161. Canada 0.01
    162. Montenegro 0.01
    163. South Korea 0.01
    164. Belgium 0.01
    165. Portugal 0.01
    166. Spain 0.00
    167. Germany 0.00
    168. Norway 0.00
    169. France 0.00
    170. Luxembourg 0.00
    171. Belarus 0.00
    172. Estonia 0.00
    173. Netherlands 0.00
    174. Slovakia 0.00
    175. Hungary 0.00
    176. Poland 0.00
    177. Andorra 0.00
    178. Japan 0.00
    179. Italy 0.00
    180. Ireland 0.00
    181. New Zealand 0.00
    182. Bermuda 0.00
    183. Czech Republic 0.00
    184. Sweden 0.00
    185. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.00
    186. Cyprus 0.00
    187. Slovenia 0.00
    188. Singapore 0.00
    189. Croatia 0.00
    190. Malta 0.00
    191. Austria 0.00
    192. Switzerland 0.00
    193. Finland 0.00
    194. Denmark 0.00
    195. Iceland 0.00

    Maternal disorders are those complications occurring during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. The study-level covariates included 1) under reported, 2) hospital inpatient, 3) marketscan, year 2000, 4) marketscan, year 2010, 5) marketscan, year 2012, 6) diagnostic criteria for severe cases. Maternal sepsis is a severe bacterial infection, usually of the uterus (womb), which can occur in pregnant women or more commonly, in the days following childbirth.

    Source: Global Health Data Exchange