Prevalence of underweight, weight for age

percent of boys under 5, 1986–2020

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Country19861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Afghanistan32.7031.9631.2130.4729.7228.9828.2327.4926.7426.0024.7023.4022.1020.8019.50
Albania19.6017.1414.6812.229.767.307.136.956.786.606.005.404.804.203.603.002.401.80
Algeria9.8010.6011.4012.2010.829.448.066.685.308.9012.5010.258.005.753.503.433.373.303.233.173.103.073.043.012.992.962.932.90
Angola37.5035.6033.7031.8029.9028.0026.1024.2022.3020.4018.5016.6017.1517.7018.2518.8019.3519.9020.4521.00
Argentina2.402.412.412.422.432.442.442.452.462.462.472.482.492.492.50
Armenia2.802.852.903.003.103.203.303.403.663.924.184.444.704.454.203.953.703.453.20
Azerbaijan13.2012.4511.7010.9510.209.458.708.488.268.047.827.606.254.90
Bangladesh52.9049.0745.2341.4041.8042.2042.6043.0042.0741.1340.2038.8537.5036.1534.8034.1033.4032.3029.6527.0024.3521.7022.40
Barbados2.50
Belarus1.50
Belize4.004.344.685.025.365.705.535.355.185.00
Benin21.5021.1120.7320.3419.9619.5719.1918.8018.9019.0019.1019.2019.3019.4019.0018.6018.2017.80
Bhutan16.7016.0315.3714.7014.0313.3712.7012.0311.3710.7012.0013.30
Bolivia6.006.026.046.066.086.105.865.625.385.144.904.734.554.384.204.134.053.983.90
Bosnia and Herzegovina5.104.624.133.653.172.682.202.132.072.001.931.871.80
Botswana11.0011.2011.4011.6011.8012.0012.2012.40
Brazil5.605.495.375.265.145.034.914.804.574.354.123.893.663.443.212.982.752.532.30
Brunei10.80
Bulgaria4.404.113.833.543.262.972.692.40
Burkina Faso31.0031.3031.6031.9032.2032.5032.8032.2331.6631.0930.5229.9529.3828.8128.2427.6727.1027.7027.6026.7022.5021.0024.9021.3017.8019.6018.30
Burundi39.3038.5737.8437.1136.3835.6534.9234.1933.4632.7332.0031.7331.4731.2030.9330.6730.4030.9531.5029.00
Cambodia47.0045.3843.7542.1340.5038.3236.1433.9631.7829.6029.2328.8728.5028.6028.7027.3526.0024.6523.30
Cameroon12.3012.5312.7612.9913.2213.4513.6813.9214.1514.3814.6114.8415.0715.3017.0518.8018.2017.6017.0016.4015.8015.6315.4715.3014.5313.7512.9812.20
Central African Republic23.5024.4325.3726.3027.2328.1729.1028.3527.6026.8526.1026.1026.1023.8021.5021.4521.4021.3521.3021.60
Chad35.9034.0032.1030.2031.3832.5533.7334.9034.5034.1033.7033.3032.9032.5032.2031.9031.6031.3031.0029.0027.0026.4031.40
Chile0.600.600.600.600.600.600.60
China13.1013.4513.8013.0712.3311.6010.138.677.207.257.307.257.206.375.534.704.464.223.983.743.503.172.832.50
Colombia7.006.586.165.745.324.905.005.105.205.305.405.024.644.263.883.503.573.633.703.773.833.90
Comoros28.1027.1926.2825.3824.4723.5622.6521.7420.8319.9319.0218.1117.20
Congo (Kinshasa)33.3032.4531.6030.7529.9029.0528.2027.8327.4727.1026.6326.1725.7025.7325.7525.7825.80
Congo (Brazzaville)13.0013.0513.1013.1513.2013.2513.3013.3013.3013.30
Costa Rica0.600.801.001.201.401.601.802.002.202.402.60
Ivory Coast12.7013.0513.4013.7514.1014.4514.8015.1515.5015.8516.2016.5516.9018.3919.8821.3722.8624.3425.8327.3228.8130.3027.9825.6623.3421.0218.7017.5316.3515.1814.00
Cuba2.20
Czech Republic2.60
Djibouti26.3026.7827.2627.7428.2228.7029.1829.6630.1430.6231.10
Dominican Republic9.308.507.706.906.105.304.954.604.253.904.204.504.654.804.955.103.103.233.373.503.633.773.90
Ecuador12.0011.0010.009.008.007.007.057.107.177.237.307.377.437.506.605.705.785.865.946.026.10
Egypt11.908.609.6010.6011.6011.4111.2311.0410.8510.6610.4810.2910.108.356.607.107.608.108.037.977.907.837.777.70
El Salvador11.6011.1410.6810.229.769.309.429.549.669.789.909.308.708.107.506.906.846.786.726.666.606.406.206.005.805.605.40
Equatorial Guinea15.4015.8316.2716.7015.3514.0012.6511.3010.539.768.998.217.446.675.90
Eritrea35.9036.2836.6537.0337.4037.7838.1538.5338.90
Estonia0.30
Swaziland9.408.888.377.857.336.826.306.436.556.686.806.937.057.187.30
Ethiopia44.2042.5640.9239.2837.6436.0035.1534.3033.4532.6031.7530.9029.3027.7026.1025.6025.1024.4023.7023.00
Fiji4.90
Gabon10.6010.3810.179.959.739.529.309.088.878.658.438.228.00
Gambia16.3016.3716.4316.5016.5716.6316.7017.0017.3017.6017.9018.8019.7017.4016.2815.1614.0412.9211.8012.3012.80
Georgia2.702.402.101.801.501.441.391.331.281.221.171.111.061.00
Germany0.900.890.880.880.870.860.850.840.830.830.820.810.80
Ghana23.0020.5020.6020.7020.8020.9021.0019.0717.1315.2015.5515.9015.7315.5715.4013.8312.2710.7011.8312.9714.10
Greece0.30
Guatemala22.3022.4022.5022.6022.7018.2018.3018.4017.9017.4016.9016.4015.9015.4014.9014.5214.1313.7513.3712.9812.60
Guinea20.4021.1021.8022.5023.2023.9024.6021.0017.4017.6617.9218.1818.4418.7018.8018.9019.0019.1018.4017.70
Guinea Bissau20.6020.4620.3220.1820.0419.9019.7619.6219.4819.3419.2018.7018.2018.0517.9018.3618.8219.2819.7420.20
Guyana14.0013.9413.8913.8313.7713.7113.6613.6013.2512.9012.5512.2011.8511.5012.0012.5013.0012.2611.5210.7810.049.30
Haiti25.1023.5221.9320.3518.7717.1815.6016.3817.1717.9518.7319.5220.3019.0017.7016.4015.1013.8012.5012.1411.7811.4211.0610.70
Honduras15.2015.0314.8614.6914.5214.3514.1814.0113.8413.6713.5012.5811.6610.749.828.908.708.508.308.107.907.70
India43.1041.4639.8338.1936.5534.9133.2831.6430.0036.9034.7032.50
Indonesia36.4035.4734.5333.6032.7731.9331.1030.2729.4328.6024.4025.7024.4025.2025.5020.7020.7020.7020.7020.3019.9019.5019.8320.1720.5020.1619.8219.4819.1418.80
Iran4.00
Iraq13.8012.7711.7310.709.678.637.607.647.687.727.767.807.246.696.135.575.014.463.90
Jamaica7.807.757.705.305.455.605.406.503.806.801.504.505.203.103.503.903.603.302.103.804.204.603.752.902.902.903.854.80
Japan3.50
Jordan5.805.535.264.994.714.444.173.903.964.024.084.144.203.833.463.092.712.341.971.602.202.803.40
Kazakhstan3.804.034.264.494.714.945.175.404.984.554.133.703.342.982.622.261.90
Kenya21.8019.5019.4319.3719.3019.2319.1719.1019.1319.1719.2019.4519.7018.8718.0317.2016.5015.8015.1014.2013.3012.40
Kiribati17.1016.1015.1014.1013.1012.1011.1010.109.108.10
South Korea1.20
Kuwait2.502.602.802.902.902.103.102.802.001.902.402.103.103.50
Kyrgyzstan2.903.504.104.704.374.033.703.302.902.682.452.232.00
Laos37.2036.4535.7034.9534.2033.4532.7031.5230.3429.1627.9826.8026.8826.9527.0327.1024.3521.60
Lebanon3.804.004.204.404.604.805.005.205.40
Lesotho17.1016.8616.6216.3816.1415.9015.2814.6614.0413.4212.8012.6012.4012.2012.00
Liberia27.6026.7625.9125.0724.2323.3922.5421.7020.3719.0317.7017.4017.1016.8016.2015.6015.0013.8012.6011.40
Libya4.604.744.885.035.175.315.455.595.735.886.026.166.307.268.219.1710.1311.0912.0413.00
Madagascar38.1038.1838.2738.3538.4338.5238.6038.6838.7738.8538.9339.0239.1038.6338.1537.6837.2036.7336.2535.7835.3034.1533.0031.8530.7029.5528.40
Malawi26.4026.4226.4326.4526.4726.4826.5024.7022.9022.9523.0021.3519.7018.5017.3015.8314.3712.9015.0015.6516.3016.9517.6013.1016.0014.2011.809.80
Malaysia13.0013.0213.0413.0713.0913.1113.1313.1613.1813.2014.9015.1015.3015.50
Maldives33.2032.1031.0029.9028.8027.7026.6025.5024.6323.7522.8822.0021.1320.2519.3818.5017.9617.4316.8916.3515.8115.2814.7414.20
Mali31.7031.3230.9430.5630.1829.8027.4325.0522.6820.3023.1023.6724.2324.8027.3021.6019.4019.6020.20
Marshall Islands14.10
Mauritania31.4030.6929.9729.2628.5427.8327.1126.4018.3020.8023.3025.8022.8024.2025.6027.0025.0723.1321.20
Mexico10.8010.349.889.428.968.508.047.587.126.666.205.965.735.495.255.014.784.544.304.073.833.603.373.132.903.333.774.205.204.874.534.20
Moldova3.002.872.742.612.492.362.232.10
Mongolia11.3012.6010.788.957.135.305.304.964.624.283.943.602.872.131.401.271.131.001.502.00
Montenegro2.802.592.382.161.951.741.531.311.101.642.182.723.263.80
Morocco10.4010.009.609.208.808.408.368.328.288.248.208.588.979.359.7310.1210.509.538.557.586.605.634.653.682.702.682.672.652.632.622.60
Mozambique26.7024.6022.5022.1021.7021.3020.9020.5019.5318.5717.6017.3817.1516.9316.70
Burma (Myanmar)31.6030.9030.2029.5028.4227.3326.2525.1724.0823.0022.4421.8921.3320.7720.2119.6619.1018.9018.70
Namibia23.1022.8522.6022.3522.1021.8521.6021.3521.1020.7320.3619.9919.6119.2418.8718.5017.9217.3316.7516.1715.5815.00
Nauru6.90
Nepal38.8039.9041.0042.1041.2040.3039.4038.5037.6036.0034.4032.8031.2029.6029.2028.8028.4027.7527.1026.4025.7025.00
Netherlands1.201.211.221.221.231.241.251.251.261.271.281.281.291.30
Nicaragua10.4010.5610.7210.8811.0411.2010.279.338.407.376.335.305.405.505.605.485.365.245.125.00
Niger39.9040.4440.9841.5142.0542.5943.1343.6644.2042.8741.5340.2038.8737.5336.2039.3035.4034.9041.6040.2033.8034.9036.1037.4033.0035.6538.3033.40
Nigeria34.5034.0433.5833.1232.6532.1931.7331.2730.8130.3529.8829.4228.9628.5027.9927.4826.9626.4525.9425.4324.9124.4023.6322.8722.1020.5033.1028.1023.1022.4521.80
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)2.102.031.971.901.831.771.701.671.631.601.571.531.501.401.301.201.101.000.900.800.70
Oman13.8013.3112.8212.3311.8411.3510.8610.379.889.398.909.329.7410.1610.5811.0011.0311.0711.10
Pakistan39.8034.2033.8933.5833.2732.9632.6432.3332.0231.7131.4031.4531.5031.5531.6031.6531.7031.7531.8031.8531.9033.0534.2032.1630.1228.0826.0424.00
Panama5.405.525.635.755.875.986.105.444.784.123.462.802.852.892.942.983.033.073.123.163.213.253.30
Papua New Guinea21.0022.5824.1625.7427.3228.90
Paraguay2.202.232.252.282.312.342.362.392.422.452.472.502.532.552.582.612.642.662.692.722.752.772.802.452.101.751.40
Peru9.709.048.387.727.066.406.105.805.505.205.365.525.685.846.005.104.204.554.904.804.103.704.303.403.503.303.602.602.60
Philippines20.3020.3820.4620.5420.6220.7020.4720.2320.0019.6519.3020.4021.50
Poland0.80
Portugal0.20
Romania4.004.504.504.00
Rwanda25.4025.0324.6524.2823.9023.5323.1522.7822.4021.6820.9620.2419.5218.8017.6416.4815.3214.1613.0012.9012.8012.0011.2010.4011.6012.8014.0011.509.00
Samoa3.303.303.303.303.303.30
Saint Thomas and Principe10.609.728.847.967.086.20
Saudi Arabia6.10
Senegal19.7019.6919.6719.6619.6419.6319.6119.6018.6217.6416.6615.6814.7015.5016.3017.1017.9018.7019.5015.5017.9013.7017.3015.4014.9016.8016.10
Serbia2.202.061.921.781.641.501.581.651.731.801.761.721.681.641.60
Seychelles4.10
Sierra Leone27.3027.8228.3428.8629.3829.9028.0426.1824.3222.4620.6019.1317.6516.1814.7015.0315.3715.7015.0014.30
Solomon Islands18.1017.6717.2416.8216.3915.9615.5315.1114.6814.2513.8213.3912.9712.5412.1111.6811.2610.8310.4011.1311.8512.5813.3014.0314.7515.4816.20
Somalia34.3030.8727.4324.00
South Africa9.108.537.967.396.816.245.675.106.706.70
South Sudan35.9034.6033.3032.0030.70
Sri Lanka29.0027.9426.8925.8324.7723.7122.6621.6021.7421.8922.0322.1722.3122.4622.6022.1021.6022.9324.2725.6024.3523.1021.8520.60
Saint Lucia4.00
Sudan28.1028.8329.5530.2831.0031.9032.8033.7034.60
Suriname12.3011.5810.8710.159.438.728.007.557.106.656.206.396.586.766.957.147.337.517.70
Syria12.5012.5812.6512.7312.8012.8812.9513.0313.1012.8012.5012.2011.9011.6011.6511.7011.7511.80
Tajikistan16.4016.2016.0012.509.0010.5012.0013.5011.7810.058.336.608.10
Tanzania26.6026.9627.3227.6828.0428.4026.8725.3323.8022.6421.4820.3219.1618.0017.8417.6817.5217.3617.2017.8015.1014.1013.1014.6014.1014.6315.1715.70
Thailand6.907.407.908.408.909.409.909.338.758.187.607.978.338.70
Timor Leste43.0044.1045.2046.3047.4048.5047.4046.3044.4042.5040.6038.70
Togo20.5017.2016.3017.2518.2017.6517.1016.7716.4316.10
Tonga2.101.941.791.631.471.311.161.00
Trinidad and Tobago4.304.464.634.794.955.125.285.455.615.775.946.10
Tunisia3.703.623.533.453.373.283.202.972.732.502.272.031.80
Turkey9.508.988.467.947.426.906.275.635.004.373.733.102.752.402.051.701.821.942.062.182.302.101.901.701.501.30
Turkmenistan10.9010.049.198.337.486.625.774.914.063.203.283.353.433.50
Tuvalu1.90
Uganda20.4020.4820.5520.6320.7020.7820.8520.9321.0021.0821.1521.2321.3020.7720.2319.7019.1718.6318.1017.5016.9016.3015.8515.4012.9012.8012.7012.0011.30
Ukraine4.80
United States0.500.590.680.770.860.941.031.121.211.301.351.401.451.501.251.000.950.901.001.100.800.500.650.801.201.601.050.50
Uruguay5.906.306.706.085.464.834.213.592.972.341.721.101.531.972.402.352.30
Uzbekistan8.407.456.505.554.604.464.334.194.053.923.783.653.513.373.243.10
Vanuatu13.8013.6413.4813.3213.1613.00
Vietnam37.8036.2134.6333.0431.4629.8728.2926.7025.7824.8623.9323.0122.0921.1720.2419.3218.4012.10
West Bank and Gaza2.502.402.302.202.102.482.853.233.603.052.502.883.253.634.003.402.802.201.601.771.932.102.272.432.60
Yemen31.8033.9836.1738.3540.5342.7244.9045.2345.5745.9046.2346.5746.9043.2539.6039.1838.7738.3537.9337.5237.1039.0040.90
Zambia22.3022.0021.7021.4021.1021.4721.8322.2022.9023.6024.3022.8221.3419.8618.3816.9016.8016.7016.6016.5016.4016.3015.7415.1814.6214.0613.50
Zimbabwe8.709.069.439.7910.1510.5210.8811.2511.6111.9712.3412.7013.1013.5013.9014.3014.7015.1014.5814.0513.5313.0011.6011.8312.0512.2812.508.809.189.559.9310.30

Prevalence of underweight, male, is the percentage of boys 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