Maternal Conditions in Cameroon

Maternal Conditions in Cameroon
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 4,878 (2.21%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 23.66
  • Cause of death world rank: 17.
  • Maternal Conditions, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 4,878 deaths in Cameroon. That’s about 1 of every 45 deaths in Cameroon.
  • About 14 people die of Maternal Conditions each day, an average of 1 death every 2 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 24,994,885 53
Sex ratio m / f 1.01 57
Population 0-14 42.4% 18
Population 15-64 54.4% 178
Population 65 + 3.2% 164

Maternal Conditions


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Chad Chad 46.04
2 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 45.62
3 Nigeria Nigeria 40.30
4 Somalia Somalia 38.24
5 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 35.00
6 South Sudan South Sudan 33.19
7 Burundi Burundi 31.97
8 Central Africa Central Africa 31.93
9 Niger Niger 30.76
10 Mali Mali 30.32
11 Liberia Liberia 29.95
12 Gambia Gambia 29.65
13 Guinea Guinea 28.75
14 Angola Angola 28.14
15 Mozambique Mozambique 26.73
16 DR Congo DR Congo 24.90
17 Cameroon Cameroon 23.66
18 Tanzania Tanzania 22.30
19 Mauritania Mauritania 20.91
20 Malawi Malawi 20.57
21 Kenya Kenya 18.63
22 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 17.01
23 Benin Benin 16.08
24 Afghanistan Afghanistan 15.69
25 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 15.66
26 Ethiopia Ethiopia 15.52
Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.