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Table 4 Maternal mortality rate in selected countries

From: The development and reform of public health in China from 1949 to 2019

Country Income level Annual reduction 2009–2015 ranking Absolute value in 2015(1/100,000) ranking
Kazakhstan upper middle-income country 10.74% 1 12 43
Turkey upper middle-income country 8.29% 2 16 51
East Timor lower middle-income country 7.80% 3 215 134
Laos lower middle-income country 7.57% 4 197 132
Ethiopia low income country 7.57% 5 353 149
China upper middle-income country 5.52% 17 27 66
ROK high-income country 4.97% 24 11 39
India lower middle-income country 4.19% 43 174 128
Japan high-income country 2.78% 79 5 11
Germany high-income country 2.38% 98 6 16
U.K. high-income country 1.67% 129 9 30
U.S. high-income country 1.11% 146 14 46
world average 2.66% 216
high-income countries 1.52% 10
upper middle-income countries 3.88% 41
middle-income countries 2.61% 180
lower middle-income countries 2.57% 254
low-income countries 3.49% 496
  1. Source: WDI The World Bank Databank(2015)