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Progress Trend in Maternal Mortality Rate in SAARC Countries

Country/Indicators  MMR % /change in MMR between 1990 and 2015  Average annual % change in MMR between 1990 and 2015  Range of uncertainty on annual % change in MMR (80% UI)   Progress towards MDG 5A 
1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015
Nepal 901 660 548 444 349 258 71.4 5 2.6 6.8 Making Progress
India 556 471 374 280 215 174 68.7 4.6 3.5 5.7 Making Progress
Bhutan 945 636 423 308 204 148 84.3 7.4 5 9.1 Achieved
Bangladesh 569 479 399 319 242 176 69.1 4.7 2.5 6.1 Making Progress
Afghanistan 1340 1270 1100 821 584 396 70.4 4.9 3 6.4 Making Progress
Maldives 677 340 163 101 87 68 90 9.2 6.2 11.6 Achieved
Pakistan 431 363 306 249 211 178 58.7 3.5 1.8 5.1 Making Progress
Sri Lanka 75 70 57 43 35 30 60 3.6 2.6 4.5 NA
Source: Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015; WHO