Select countries
Select subregions
Select regions
Select other regional groupings
Births attended by skilled health personnel (doctors, nurses or midwives) are deliveries attended by personnel trained in providing life-saving obstetric care, including giving the necessary supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and the post-partum period; conducting deliveries on their own; and caring for newborns. Traditional birth attendants, even if they have received a short training course, are not included. This indicator is expressed in % of live births.

Indexed lines
Neighboring countries


Related Variables

MTI, Mean trophic level Pregnant women sleeping under insecticide-treated nets (%) MTI, Expansion factor Antenatal care coverage, at least one visit

show data completeness

Supports GEGs:

Supports SDGs: