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Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Indicator 3.1.1.a: Maternal mortality ratio (average three-year indicator)

Maternal mortality ratio (average three-year indicator)


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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Armenia statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Armenian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Armenian-specific metadata information.

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Indicator description

Maternal mortality rate is defined as the number of women’s death due to pregnancy in specified time period, regardless of its duration, which occurred during the period of pregnancy itself or within 42 days after its termination, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its course (except for accidents or other incidental reasons).

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Unit of measurement

per 100,000 live births


The ratio defines the three-year average of maternal mortality level .


The indicator is calculated as а ratio of recorded maternal deaths over the last three years, per 100 000 live births over the same time period.

Comments and limitations

Source: Records of Civil status Acts on deaths

Data last updated 2021-01-25: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window
Metadata last updated 2021-02-01: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Maternal mortality ratio (average three-year indicator)

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Organisation Ministry of Health of RA
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