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Table 6 Comparison of stillbirth rate estimates at regional levels

From: Global report on preterm birth and stillbirth (1 of 7): definitions, description of the burden and opportunities to improve data

  Stillbirth Rate per 1,000 births
World Region
(WHO regions)
WHO
estimate
SNL/immpact estimate
(95% CI)
World 24 23.9 (18.8-30.5)
HICs 4 5.3 ( 4.2- 6.8)
LMICs 26 25.5 (20.0- 32.5)
North Africa 16 18.6 (14.1-24.7)
Sub-Saharan Africa 34 32.2 (25.4-40.9)
Latin America/Caribbean 10 13.2 (10.4-16.7)
East Asia 19 23.2 (18.3-29.5)
South Asia 34 31.9 (25.0-40.7)
Southeast Asia 18 12.7 (10.0-16.0)
West Asia 16 18.9 (14.3-24.9)
Eurasia 23 12.2 ( 9.5-15.5)
Oceania 17 15.8 (12.4- 20.1)
  1. Sources: [7, 50]