Prevalence of underweight, weight for age

percent of girls under 5, 1986–2020

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Country19861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Afghanistan33.0031.9130.8229.7328.6427.5626.4725.3824.2923.2022.3021.4020.5019.6018.70
Albania14.3012.6010.909.207.505.805.855.905.956.005.404.804.203.603.002.401.801.20
Algeria8.609.209.8010.409.448.487.526.565.607.609.608.056.504.953.403.333.273.203.133.073.002.912.832.742.662.572.492.40
Angola34.9033.0531.2129.3627.5225.6723.8321.9820.1418.2916.4514.6014.9115.2315.5415.8516.1616.4816.7917.10
Argentina2.202.102.001.901.801.701.601.501.401.301.201.101.000.900.80
Armenia2.602.352.102.723.343.964.585.205.325.445.565.685.805.174.533.903.272.632.00
Azerbaijan15.0013.8512.7011.5510.409.258.107.567.026.485.945.405.154.90
Bangladesh54.2050.6347.0743.5043.2843.0542.8342.6042.5342.4742.4041.4540.5039.5538.6037.7536.9033.4030.5827.7524.9322.1022.90
Barbados4.70
Belarus1.00
Belgium2.10
Belize6.006.126.246.366.486.605.985.354.734.10
Benin17.5017.3717.2417.1116.9916.8616.7316.6016.6316.6716.7016.7316.7716.8016.5516.3016.0515.80
Bhutan11.5011.3311.1711.0010.8310.6710.5010.3310.1710.0011.0012.00
Bolivia5.705.685.665.645.625.605.284.964.644.324.003.753.503.253.002.982.952.932.90
Bosnia and Herzegovina3.302.922.532.151.771.381.001.051.101.151.201.251.30
Botswana11.2011.2011.2011.2011.2011.2011.2011.20
Brazil5.705.495.275.064.844.634.414.204.023.843.653.473.293.112.932.752.562.382.20
Brunei8.50
Bulgaria2.902.692.472.262.041.831.611.40
Burkina Faso26.3026.7327.1727.6028.0328.4728.9028.4828.0627.6427.2226.8026.3825.9625.5425.1224.7024.7022.5021.7019.2019.0020.5016.3014.4015.7014.50
Burundi38.8037.5436.2835.0233.7632.5031.2429.9828.7227.4626.2026.5326.8727.2027.5327.8728.2028.0027.8025.10
Cambodia38.2038.3538.5038.6538.8036.4434.0831.7229.3627.0027.3727.7328.1028.6029.1028.0827.0526.0325.00
Cameroon13.6013.7113.8213.9214.0314.1414.2514.3514.4614.5714.6814.7814.8915.0014.6014.2014.2814.3614.4414.5214.6014.4714.3314.2013.1312.0510.989.90
Central African Republic19.1019.7720.4321.1021.7722.4323.1022.5522.0021.4520.9021.9022.9020.6018.3018.2518.2018.1518.1019.30
Chad32.6031.1329.6728.2029.3530.5031.6532.8032.0531.3030.5529.8029.0528.3028.2028.1028.0027.9027.8024.5521.3022.9026.90
Chile0.500.480.460.440.420.400.40
China12.1013.3514.6012.9311.279.608.607.606.607.057.507.006.505.734.974.204.023.843.663.483.302.932.572.20
Colombia5.505.405.305.205.105.004.924.844.764.684.604.344.083.823.563.303.333.373.403.433.473.50
Comoros21.9021.4621.0220.5820.1319.6919.2518.8118.3717.9317.4817.0416.60
Congo (Kinshasa)27.3026.5825.8725.1524.4323.7223.0022.4321.8721.3021.2021.1021.0020.8520.7020.5520.40
Congo (Brazzaville)10.7010.6310.5710.5010.4310.3710.3010.6010.9011.20
Costa Rica1.801.942.082.222.362.502.642.782.923.063.20
Ivory Coast10.7011.4312.1512.8813.6014.3315.0515.7816.5017.2317.9518.6819.4020.4021.4022.4023.4024.4025.4026.4027.4028.4025.3022.2019.1016.0012.9012.5812.2511.9311.60
Cuba2.50
Czech Republic1.70
Djibouti22.4023.0323.6624.2924.9225.5526.1826.8127.4428.0728.70
Dominican Republic7.506.826.145.464.784.103.753.403.052.703.253.803.553.303.052.803.603.683.773.853.934.024.10
Ecuador8.407.987.567.146.726.306.356.406.226.035.855.675.485.304.854.404.364.324.284.244.20
Egypt9.007.908.539.179.809.459.108.758.408.057.707.357.005.604.204.605.005.405.535.675.805.936.076.20
El Salvador10.709.909.108.307.506.707.227.748.268.789.308.507.706.906.105.305.605.906.206.506.806.426.035.655.274.884.50
Equatorial Guinea12.2013.0013.8014.6013.4312.2511.089.909.238.567.897.216.545.875.20
Eritrea32.7033.6034.5035.4036.3037.2038.1039.0039.90
Estonia0.60
Swaziland8.808.287.777.256.736.225.705.535.355.185.004.834.654.484.30
Ethiopia39.4038.0236.6435.2633.8832.5031.6530.8029.9529.1028.2527.4027.2727.1327.0024.4021.8020.8719.9319.00
Fiji5.70
Gabon7.307.086.856.636.406.185.955.735.505.285.054.834.60
Gambia14.4014.4814.5714.6514.7314.8214.9015.4315.9516.4817.0016.5516.1015.5014.1212.7411.369.988.609.5010.40
Georgia1.901.581.250.930.600.881.161.431.711.992.272.542.823.10
Germany1.301.211.121.030.930.840.750.660.570.480.380.290.20
Ghana21.3019.7019.1618.6218.0817.5417.0015.5314.0712.6012.7012.8012.3011.8011.3011.4311.5711.7011.4711.2311.00
Greece0.20
Guatemala21.1020.2819.4518.6317.8019.4018.7018.0017.3316.6615.9915.3114.6413.9713.3013.1012.9012.7012.5012.3012.10
Guinea19.6019.8020.0020.2020.4020.6020.8018.1015.4016.0816.7617.4418.1218.8018.4518.1017.7517.4016.1514.90
Guinea Bissau19.0018.7818.5618.3418.1217.9017.6817.4617.2417.0216.8016.3015.8015.9516.1016.3616.6216.8817.1417.40
Guyana12.3011.9711.6411.3110.9910.6610.3310.009.989.979.959.939.929.909.639.379.108.688.267.847.427.00
Haiti22.5020.8019.1017.4015.7014.0012.3013.1714.0314.9015.7716.6317.5016.3715.2314.1012.9711.8310.7010.229.749.268.788.30
Honduras14.7014.4414.1813.9213.6613.4013.1412.8812.6212.3612.1011.3610.629.889.148.408.087.777.457.136.826.50
India44.0042.0940.1838.2636.3534.4432.5330.6128.7035.6035.0034.40
Indonesia25.4025.6025.8026.0025.4724.9324.4023.8723.3322.8021.1023.8022.4020.7020.6018.7018.6718.6318.6017.6316.6715.7016.9318.1719.4018.8418.2817.7217.1616.60
Iran4.20
Iraq11.8010.9310.079.208.337.476.606.606.606.606.606.606.235.865.495.114.744.374.00
Jamaica3.903.703.506.204.903.604.304.603.301.102.703.202.602.402.402.404.456.501.400.901.552.202.352.501.901.302.603.90
Japan3.30
Jordan4.404.314.234.144.063.973.893.803.703.603.503.403.303.132.962.792.612.442.272.102.272.432.60
Kazakhstan3.803.873.944.014.094.164.234.304.133.953.783.603.282.962.642.322.00
Kenya17.0016.2016.0015.8015.6015.4015.2015.0014.5714.1313.7015.0016.3016.1015.9015.7013.7711.839.909.939.9710.00
Kiribati13.0012.2011.4010.609.809.008.207.406.605.80
South Korea0.60
Kuwait1.901.501.902.702.403.402.701.801.501.501.802.303.002.60
Kyrgyzstan2.503.233.974.704.434.173.903.252.602.352.101.851.60
Laos34.1033.5032.9032.3031.7031.1030.5029.6828.8628.0427.2226.4025.7525.1024.4523.8022.2020.60
Lebanon3.303.243.183.113.052.992.932.862.80
Lesotho16.0015.0014.0013.0012.0011.0010.5010.009.509.008.508.658.808.959.10
Liberia17.7017.8718.0418.2118.3918.5618.7318.9017.7316.5715.4014.8014.2013.6013.1312.6712.2011.6011.0010.40
Libya3.803.883.974.054.134.224.304.384.474.554.634.724.805.616.437.248.068.879.6910.50
Madagascar32.2032.3832.5732.7532.9333.1233.3033.4833.6733.8534.0334.2234.4033.8533.3032.7532.2031.6531.1030.5530.0029.0328.0727.1026.1325.1724.20
Malawi22.4022.4222.4322.4522.4722.4822.5021.3020.1020.3520.6019.0517.5015.7013.9013.0312.1711.3012.7013.4814.2515.0315.8010.6014.1011.1011.808.20
Malaysia12.3012.2212.1412.0711.9911.9111.8311.7611.6811.6012.4012.4712.5312.60
Maldives31.9031.0630.2129.3728.5327.6926.8426.0024.8623.7322.5921.4520.3119.1818.0416.9016.7116.5316.3416.1515.9615.7815.5915.40
Mali28.2027.7627.3226.8826.4426.0023.8521.7019.5517.4016.7018.9321.1723.4022.5018.7014.6017.6015.90
Marshall Islands9.50
Mauritania27.8027.3126.8326.3425.8625.3724.8924.4014.5017.3020.1022.9017.8019.4321.0722.7020.8318.9717.10
Mexico10.9010.329.749.168.588.007.426.846.265.685.104.794.484.163.853.543.232.912.602.632.672.702.732.772.803.073.333.603.203.904.605.30
Moldova3.303.142.992.832.672.512.362.20
Mongolia10.4010.609.007.405.804.205.304.844.383.923.463.002.572.131.701.330.970.601.151.70
Montenegro1.601.511.431.341.251.161.080.990.901.441.982.523.063.60
Morocco10.509.949.388.828.267.707.607.507.407.307.207.537.878.208.538.879.208.457.706.956.205.454.703.953.203.082.972.852.732.622.50
Mozambique22.5021.2019.9019.1218.3417.5616.7816.0015.2014.4013.6013.8514.1014.3514.60
Burma (Myanmar)28.5028.6328.7728.9027.7726.6325.5024.3723.2322.1021.5020.9020.3019.7019.1018.5017.9018.7019.50
Namibia19.8019.7419.6819.6119.5519.4919.4319.3619.3018.8618.4117.9717.5317.0916.6416.2015.4014.6013.8013.0012.2011.40
Nauru2.90
Nepal37.5039.5041.5043.5042.7241.9441.1640.3839.6037.3235.0432.7630.4828.2029.1730.1331.1029.2527.4026.2325.0723.90
Netherlands1.000.980.950.930.910.880.860.840.820.790.770.750.720.70
Nicaragua8.808.969.129.289.449.608.737.877.005.774.533.304.134.975.805.505.204.904.604.30
Niger37.4037.9638.5339.0939.6540.2140.7841.3441.9040.7539.6038.4537.3036.1535.0036.5033.6032.0038.3036.5030.2031.4033.0034.2030.9033.8536.8029.30
Nigeria31.8031.2630.7230.1829.6529.1128.5728.0327.4926.9526.4225.8825.3424.8024.7024.6024.5024.4024.3024.2024.1024.0022.3320.6719.0018.5029.9025.1520.4017.7015.00
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)1.601.651.701.751.801.851.901.771.631.501.371.231.101.101.101.101.101.101.101.101.10
Oman12.2011.8111.4211.0310.6410.259.869.479.088.698.308.328.348.368.388.409.4010.4011.40
Pakistan36.9036.5035.8835.2634.6334.0133.3932.7732.1431.5230.9030.8930.8830.8730.8630.8530.8430.8330.8230.8130.8030.1529.5028.0226.5425.0623.5822.10
Panama4.604.584.574.554.534.524.504.624.744.864.985.104.874.654.424.193.963.743.513.283.052.832.60
Papua New Guinea14.6017.0019.4021.8024.2026.60
Paraguay3.403.353.303.253.203.153.103.053.002.952.902.852.802.752.702.652.602.552.502.452.402.352.302.031.751.481.20
Peru7.907.306.706.105.504.904.955.005.055.105.044.984.924.864.804.604.404.053.703.904.303.203.003.003.303.002.802.702.20
Philippines21.3021.1220.9420.7620.5820.4020.4020.4020.4020.4520.5020.9021.30
Poland0.60
Portugal0.60
Romania2.802.803.002.90
Rwanda23.0022.4021.8021.2020.6020.0019.4018.8018.2017.9817.7617.5417.3217.1015.7614.4213.0811.7410.4010.8011.209.978.737.508.739.9711.208.756.30
Samoa3.203.243.283.323.363.40
Saint Thomas and Principe6.906.466.025.585.144.70
Saudi Arabia4.50
Senegal18.2017.8917.5717.2616.9416.6316.3116.0015.6815.3615.0414.7214.4014.8715.3315.8016.2716.7317.2013.2015.4011.7014.8012.1013.9013.4012.70
Serbia1.301.381.461.541.621.701.701.701.701.701.441.180.920.660.40
Seychelles3.10
Sierra Leone19.4020.4221.4422.4623.4824.5022.8821.2619.6418.0216.4015.1513.9012.6511.4011.4711.5311.6012.2012.80
Solomon Islands14.2014.1614.1114.0714.0213.9813.9313.8913.8413.8013.7613.7113.6713.6213.5813.5313.4913.4413.4013.7414.0814.4114.7515.0915.4315.7616.10
Somalia31.2027.7024.2020.70
South Africa8.407.917.436.946.465.975.495.005.104.20
South Sudan28.7027.6526.6025.5524.50
Sri Lanka31.7030.6629.6128.5727.5326.4925.4424.4023.9923.5723.1622.7422.3321.9121.5021.5521.6023.2724.9326.6025.0523.5021.9520.40
Saint Lucia1.60
Sudan25.9026.5527.2027.8528.5029.2530.0030.7531.50
Suriname9.709.258.808.357.907.457.006.586.155.735.305.355.405.455.505.555.605.655.70
Syria10.4010.3310.2510.1810.1010.039.959.889.809.509.208.908.608.308.458.608.758.90
Tajikistan13.3013.7014.1010.907.709.4711.2313.0011.309.607.906.207.00
Tanzania23.1023.5223.9424.3624.7825.2025.7726.3326.9024.6022.3020.0017.7015.4015.4615.5215.5815.6415.7014.5013.0013.0513.1014.3013.2013.3013.4013.50
Thailand7.107.337.577.808.038.278.507.787.056.335.605.936.276.60
Timor Leste38.1040.5643.0245.4847.9450.4046.9543.5041.6539.8037.9536.10
Togo20.5016.0013.9014.3514.8014.9515.1014.8314.5714.30
Tonga1.401.271.141.010.890.760.630.50
Trinidad and Tobago4.404.354.294.244.184.134.074.023.963.913.853.80
Tunisia2.902.652.402.151.901.651.401.381.371.351.331.321.30
Turkey7.907.747.587.427.267.106.576.035.504.974.433.903.432.952.482.002.062.122.182.242.302.182.061.941.821.70
Turkmenistan7.406.936.476.005.535.074.604.133.673.203.052.902.752.60
Tuvalu1.20
Uganda19.1018.9318.7718.6018.4318.2718.1017.9317.7717.6017.4317.2717.1016.6716.2315.8015.3714.9314.5014.7014.9015.1014.0513.0011.0010.9010.8010.109.40
Ukraine3.50
United States1.101.091.081.071.061.041.031.021.011.000.650.300.651.000.700.400.400.400.600.800.600.400.550.701.001.300.800.30
Uruguay4.905.105.304.864.413.973.523.082.632.191.741.302.203.104.002.651.30
Uzbekistan6.105.655.204.754.304.154.013.863.723.573.433.283.142.992.852.70
Vanuatu9.109.349.589.8210.0610.30
Vietnam35.3034.0732.8431.6130.3929.1627.9326.7025.5824.4623.3322.2121.0919.9718.8417.7216.6011.40
West Bank and Gaza2.402.402.402.402.402.552.702.853.002.802.602.833.053.283.502.902.301.701.101.181.271.351.431.521.60
Yemen28.0030.1732.3334.5036.6738.8341.0041.4241.8342.2542.6743.0843.5038.5533.6033.6233.6333.6533.6733.6833.7036.3539.00
Zambia20.1019.6319.1518.6818.2017.7017.2016.7018.5320.3722.2020.3618.5216.6814.8413.0013.0713.1313.2013.2713.3313.4012.7612.1211.4810.8410.20
Zimbabwe7.307.577.858.128.398.668.949.219.489.7510.0310.3010.7311.1711.6012.0312.4712.9012.2811.6511.0310.408.708.989.259.539.808.208.408.608.809.00

Prevalence of underweight, female, is the percentage of girls under age 5 whose weight for age is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. The data are based on the WHO’s new child growth standards released in 2006.

Source: World Bank