Sierra Leone is the top country by lifetime risk of maternal death in the world. As of 2015, lifetime risk of maternal death in Sierra Leone was 5.9 %. The top 5 countries also includes Chad, Somalia, Nigeria, and Niger.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Life time risk of maternal death is the probability that a 15-year-old female will die eventually from a maternal cause assuming that current levels of fertility and mortality (including maternal mortality) do not change in the future, taking into account competing causes of death.