Worst Countries to be a Mother, 2014

The following table lists the ten worst countries of the world to be a mother in 2014. The Mother's Index ranks the health, educational, and economic conditions of 178 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. Somalia
2. DR Congo
3. Niger
4. Mali
5. Guinea-Bissau
6.Central African Republic
7.Sierra Leone
8. Nigeria
9. Chad
10.Côte d'Ivoire
Source: savethechildren.org, Mother's Index.