Low-birthweight babies

percent of births, 2000–2015

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    2000 Ranking
    1. Bangladesh 36.24
    2. Nepal 27.16
    3. Comoros 25.91
    4. Guinea Bissau 25.25
    5. Senegal 21.95
    6. Philippines 21.54
    7. Laos 20.45
    8. Madagascar 19.79
    9. Gambia 19.17
    10. Morocco 18.76
    11. Benin 18.71
    12. Angola 18.04
    13. Togo 17.81
    14. Ivory Coast 17.54
    15. Burundi 17.35
    16. Malawi 17.22
    17. Sierra Leone 17.20
    18. Mozambique 16.67
    19. Namibia 16.48
    20. Sri Lanka 16.34
    21. Botswana 16.29
    22. Guyana 16.27
    23. Ghana 16.05
    24. Suriname 16.01
    25. Burkina Faso 15.82
    26. Maldives 15.60
    27. Lesotho 15.43
    28. Cambodia 15.42
    29. Central African Republic 15.42
    30. Jamaica 15.33
    31. Gabon 15.29
    32. South Africa 15.01
    33. Jordan 14.61
    34. Burma (Myanmar) 13.86
    35. Bhutan 13.77
    36. Thailand 13.55
    37. Congo (Brazzaville) 13.49
    38. Zambia 13.46
    39. Bahamas 13.38
    40. Cameroon 13.14
    41. Trinidad and Tobago 13.07
    42. United Arab Emirates 13.01
    43. Turkey 12.90
    44. Mauritius 12.69
    45. Zimbabwe 12.45
    46. Tanzania 12.43
    47. Congo (Kinshasa) 12.37
    48. Kenya 12.33
    49. Guatemala 12.19
    50. Ecuador 12.02
    51. Honduras 11.90
    52. Dominican Republic 11.64
    53. Nicaragua 11.53
    54. Indonesia 11.19
    55. Swaziland 11.11
    56. Vanuatu 11.08
    57. El Salvador 10.96
    58. Oman 10.93
    59. Panama 10.62
    60. Colombia 10.50
    61. Rwanda 10.33
    62. Brunei 10.26
    63. Kuwait 10.20
    64. Peru 10.13
    65. Malaysia 9.96
    66. Lebanon 9.83
    67. Singapore 9.79
    68. Antigua and Barbuda 9.45
    69. Vietnam 9.24
    70. Qatar 9.08
    71. Greece 9.04
    72. Seychelles 9.01
    73. Belize 8.97
    74. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 8.88
    75. Romania 8.80
    76. West Bank and Gaza 8.79
    77. Bulgaria 8.64
    78. Venezuela 8.63
    79. Paraguay 8.61
    80. Japan 8.58
    81. Hungary 8.58
    82. Bahrain 8.47
    83. Israel 8.34
    84. Tunisia 8.21
    85. Mexico 8.18
    86. Armenia 8.16
    87. Bolivia 7.97
    88. Brazil 7.83
    89. Uruguay 7.72
    90. Algeria 7.72
    91. France 7.53
    92. Andorra 7.53
    93. United States 7.50
    94. Portugal 7.41
    95. Argentina 7.37
    96. Russia 7.36
    97. United Kingdom 7.29
    98. Saint Thomas and Principe 7.22
    99. Belgium 7.19
    100. Netherlands 7.09
    101. Italy 7.09
    102. Costa Rica 7.00
    103. Spain 7.00
    104. Slovakia 6.85
    105. Kyrgyzstan 6.82
    106. Luxembourg 6.61
    107. New Zealand 6.56
    108. Azerbaijan 6.52
    109. Germany 6.47
    110. Austria 6.37
    111. Australia 6.29
    112. Mongolia 6.26
    113. Tajikistan 6.16
    114. Cuba 6.13
    115. Georgia 6.12
    116. Kazakhstan 6.08
    117. Switzerland 6.02
    118. Malta 5.89
    119. Czech Republic 5.83
    120. China 5.77
    121. Uzbekistan 5.77
    122. Poland 5.69
    123. Slovenia 5.62
    124. Canada 5.50
    125. Monaco 5.48
    126. Moldova 5.46
    127. Croatia 5.45
    128. Ukraine 5.42
    129. Turkmenistan 5.39
    130. Montenegro 5.26
    131. Chile 5.24
    132. Denmark 5.15
    133. Latvia 5.14
    134. Belarus 5.04
    135. Norway 4.94
    136. Ireland 4.88
    137. Albania 4.87
    138. Lithuania 4.76
    139. Serbia 4.73
    140. Sweden 4.46
    141. Estonia 4.34
    142. Finland 4.30
    143. South Korea 3.84
    144. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.52
    145. Iceland 3.45
    146. San Marino 3.28
    2015 Ranking
    1. Bangladesh 27.81
    2. Comoros 23.70
    3. Nepal 21.81
    4. Guinea Bissau 21.08
    5. Philippines 20.15
    6. Senegal 18.46
    7. Laos 17.31
    8. Morocco 17.29
    9. Madagascar 17.14
    10. Mauritius 17.06
    11. Benin 16.89
    12. Gambia 16.75
    13. Togo 16.09
    14. Sri Lanka 15.89
    15. Botswana 15.63
    16. Guyana 15.62
    17. Namibia 15.53
    18. Ivory Coast 15.46
    19. Angola 15.26
    20. Burundi 15.13
    21. Suriname 14.66
    22. Lesotho 14.61
    23. Jamaica 14.58
    24. Central African Republic 14.54
    25. Malawi 14.46
    26. Sierra Leone 14.42
    27. Gabon 14.21
    28. South Africa 14.21
    29. Ghana 14.16
    30. Mozambique 13.82
    31. Jordan 13.78
    32. Burkina Faso 13.14
    33. Bahamas 13.14
    34. United Arab Emirates 12.68
    35. Zimbabwe 12.63
    36. Trinidad and Tobago 12.39
    37. Burma (Myanmar) 12.30
    38. Cambodia 12.12
    39. Cameroon 11.96
    40. Bahrain 11.91
    41. Maldives 11.72
    42. Seychelles 11.67
    43. Bhutan 11.66
    44. Congo (Brazzaville) 11.61
    45. Zambia 11.60
    46. Kenya 11.47
    47. Turkey 11.40
    48. Malaysia 11.35
    49. Dominican Republic 11.29
    50. Ecuador 11.18
    51. Guatemala 10.96
    52. Vanuatu 10.91
    53. Honduras 10.90
    54. Congo (Kinshasa) 10.84
    55. Brunei 10.76
    56. Nicaragua 10.67
    57. Oman 10.54
    58. Thailand 10.52
    59. Tanzania 10.50
    60. Swaziland 10.32
    61. El Salvador 10.30
    62. Panama 10.09
    63. Indonesia 9.97
    64. Colombia 9.96
    65. Kuwait 9.87
    66. Singapore 9.64
    67. Bulgaria 9.56
    68. Japan 9.49
    69. Peru 9.40
    70. Lebanon 9.24
    71. Venezuela 9.11
    72. Antigua and Barbuda 9.05
    73. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 9.05
    74. Armenia 8.98
    75. Portugal 8.90
    76. Hungary 8.77
    77. Greece 8.75
    78. Belize 8.60
    79. West Bank and Gaza 8.39
    80. Brazil 8.38
    81. Spain 8.28
    82. Vietnam 8.21
    83. Romania 8.19
    84. Paraguay 8.09
    85. United States 8.02
    86. Rwanda 7.87
    87. Mexico 7.87
    88. Czech Republic 7.82
    89. Israel 7.78
    90. Uruguay 7.62
    91. Slovakia 7.60
    92. Costa Rica 7.48
    93. Tunisia 7.47
    94. Andorra 7.45
    95. France 7.44
    96. Argentina 7.35
    97. Qatar 7.32
    98. Azerbaijan 7.28
    99. Belgium 7.26
    100. Algeria 7.25
    101. Bolivia 7.22
    102. Italy 6.97
    103. United Kingdom 6.95
    104. Germany 6.65
    105. Saint Thomas and Principe 6.60
    106. Luxembourg 6.54
    107. Austria 6.52
    108. Australia 6.52
    109. Switzerland 6.47
    110. Canada 6.38
    111. Malta 6.32
    112. Chile 6.25
    113. Netherlands 6.15
    114. Slovenia 6.15
    115. Georgia 6.12
    116. Poland 5.94
    117. Ireland 5.89
    118. Russia 5.81
    119. South Korea 5.77
    120. New Zealand 5.70
    121. Ukraine 5.63
    122. Tajikistan 5.63
    123. Kyrgyzstan 5.53
    124. Montenegro 5.45
    125. Monaco 5.44
    126. Kazakhstan 5.43
    127. Mongolia 5.37
    128. Denmark 5.34
    129. Cuba 5.26
    130. Uzbekistan 5.26
    131. Croatia 5.10
    132. Belarus 5.06
    133. Moldova 5.00
    134. China 4.95
    135. Turkmenistan 4.93
    136. Albania 4.59
    137. Serbia 4.53
    138. Latvia 4.51
    139. Lithuania 4.51
    140. Norway 4.49
    141. Estonia 4.34
    142. Iceland 4.19
    143. Finland 4.12
    144. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.40
    145. San Marino 3.26
    146. Sweden 2.41

    Low-birthweight babies are newborns weighing less than 2,500 grams, with the measurement taken within the first hours of life, before significant postnatal weight loss has occurred.

    Source: World Bank