Which Country Prefers the Ceasarean the Most?

Caesarean Surgeries (Per 1,000 Live Births), 2013 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 27 countries in 2013, Turkey ranked the highest in caesarean surgeries per 1,000 live births with 504 followed by Mexico and Italy. On the other end of the scale was Israel with 154, Finland with 158 and Sweden with 164.

Data for more countries are available at Caesarean Surgeries (Per 1,000 Live Births) indicator page.

Caesarean Surgeries (Per 1,000 Live Births) Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Austria ... ... ... ... 265 271 282 283 283
Canada 266 264 262 261 262 ... ...
Czech Republic 196 205 212 225 233
Germany 285 294 303 314 311 ... ...
Hungary ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 289 305 317 328 336 ...
Ireland ... ... ... ... ... ... 253 256 259 260 269
Italy ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 392 386 388 385 377
Luxembourg ... ... ... 258 268 261 258 277
Mexico ... 407 439 420 448 490 ... ...
New Zealand ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 232 233 241 238 243
Poland ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 190 193 228 260 299
Portugal 312 327 330 360 348 ... ...
South Korea ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 354 354 351 352 346 ...
Spain ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 254 247 250 250 249
Turkey ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 380 418 442 472 475