Prevalence of underweight, weight for age

percent of girls under 5, 1970–2015

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    1970 Ranking
    1. Solomon Islands 15.50
    2015 Ranking
    1. Chad 27.60
    2. Guatemala 12.00

    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