Worst Countries to be a Mother, 2013

The following table lists the ten worst countries of the world to be a mother in 2013. The Mother's Index ranks the health, educational, and economic conditions of 176 countries. Industrialized and especially European countries are consistently among the highest ranking countries, while countries of sub-Saharan Africa dominate the lowest ranking.

Rank Country
1. DR Congo
2. Somalia
3. Sierra Leone
4. Mali
5. Niger
6.Central African Republic
8. Nigeria
9. Chad
10.Côte d'Ivoire
Source: Mother's Index.