Infographic: Maternal Death Rate Per Country

An infographic from the Maternal Health Task Force shows maternal mortality across the globe.

Over at the Maternal Health Task Force, forum leaders are constantly searching for a way to educate the world about maternal mortality.

According to reporting by Jen Quraishi at Mother Jones, this infograph was created by Hannah Schreiner for the Maternal Health Task Force.

*Some highlights from the infographic include:

  • An estimated 342,917 maternal deaths occurred in 183 countries, according to WHO (World Health Organization).
  • India was first in maternal mortality with 68,310 deaths per year.
  • Nigeria was close behind with 36,666 deaths per year.
  • Pakistan was ranked third with 20,091 deaths per year.

*Based on 2008 numbers

via Mother Jones

via Maternal Health Task Force

Image: via Hannah Schreiner

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