Table 1

Trends in Millennium Development Goal 5 Indicators, developing regions only*

199020002012†
Maternal mortality ratio
(maternal deaths per 100 000 live births)
380330210 (2013)
Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel (%)56%57%68%
Contraceptive prevalence rate‡§
(percentage of women who are using any method of contraception among women aged 15–49 years, married or in union)
51.8%59.8%62.5%
Adolescent birth rate‡§
(number of live births per 1000 adolescent women aged 15–19 years)
63.756.154.3 (2011)
Antenatal care coverage:
At least one visit¶ (%)
At least four visits¶ (%)
65%
37%
71%
44%
83%
52%
Unmet need for family planning‡§
(percentage of women who have an unmet need for family planning among women aged 15–49 years, married or in union)
16.5%13.5%12.4%
  • *Table adapted from Statistical Annex: Millennium Development Goals, Targets and Indicators, 2104. Available from http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Host.aspx?Content=Data/Trends.htm

  • †2012 data, unless otherwise indicated in parentheses.

  • ‡The averages are based on the data available as of 31 March 2014.

  • §Data available prior to 1990 are used in estimation of the regional averages.

  • ¶Defined as the percentage of women (15–49 years old) who received antenatal care during pregnancy from skilled health personnel.