Prevalence of wasting

percent of boys under 5, 1987–2020

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Country1987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Afghanistan10.309.468.627.786.946.10
Albania12.9011.7810.669.548.427.308.459.6010.7511.9010.569.237.896.555.213.882.541.20
Algeria7.006.546.085.615.154.694.233.763.306.6510.008.507.005.504.004.074.134.204.274.334.40
Angola7.607.497.397.287.187.076.976.866.766.656.556.446.346.236.136.025.925.815.715.60
Armenia2.603.203.804.405.005.605.465.325.185.044.904.754.604.454.304.154.00
Azerbaijan9.309.038.778.508.237.977.707.176.646.115.595.064.534.00
Bangladesh22.0019.1016.2013.3013.9014.5015.1015.7016.6017.5018.4017.8017.2016.6016.0015.7015.4015.10
Barbados8.30
Belarus2.80
Belize2.402.562.722.883.043.202.932.652.382.10
Benin10.209.829.459.078.698.327.947.567.186.816.436.055.685.305.385.455.535.60
Bhutan3.303.483.663.834.014.194.374.544.724.905.556.20
Bolivia1.801.821.841.861.881.901.921.941.961.982.002.032.052.082.102.202.302.402.50
Bosnia and Herzegovina8.307.556.806.055.304.553.803.553.303.052.802.552.30
Botswana6.406.566.716.877.037.197.347.50
Brazil2.802.842.892.932.973.013.063.103.002.902.802.702.602.502.402.302.202.102.00
Burkina Faso15.3015.6015.9016.2016.5016.8017.1018.2819.4520.6321.8023.2724.7326.2023.8021.4019.0016.6011.8012.6011.009.409.008.609.709.40
Burundi9.208.918.628.338.047.757.467.176.886.596.306.186.075.955.835.725.60
Cambodia18.2016.2814.3612.4410.528.609.009.409.8010.6011.4011.0510.7010.3510.00
Cameroon4.804.884.955.035.115.185.265.345.425.495.575.655.725.807.008.207.867.527.186.846.506.205.905.60
Central African Republic11.5011.7512.0012.2512.5012.7513.0011.9810.959.938.908.808.70
Chad17.9016.5015.1013.7014.5815.4516.3317.2017.2317.2717.3017.3317.3717.4016.8616.3215.7815.2414.70
Colombia1.701.581.461.341.221.101.251.401.551.701.571.431.301.171.030.901.031.171.301.431.571.70
Comoros14.4014.1613.9213.6813.4313.1912.9512.7112.4712.2311.9811.7411.50
Congo (Kinshasa)17.2016.3215.4314.5513.6712.7811.9011.1010.309.509.439.379.30
Congo (Brazzaville)8.408.057.707.357.006.656.307.107.908.70
Ivory Coast7.007.247.487.717.958.198.438.668.908.979.039.109.179.239.308.637.957.286.60
Czech Republic5.20
Djibouti20.3020.5320.7620.9921.2221.4521.6821.9122.1422.3722.60
Dominican Republic2.202.242.282.322.362.402.202.001.801.602.052.502.502.502.502.502.502.552.602.652.702.752.80
Ecuador2.202.142.082.021.961.902.102.302.402.502.602.702.802.902.351.80
Egypt5.404.653.904.905.905.835.755.685.605.535.455.385.305.505.706.737.778.808.909.009.109.209.309.40
El Salvador1.701.721.741.761.781.801.721.641.561.481.401.601.802.002.202.402.432.472.502.532.572.60
Equatorial Guinea8.40
Eritrea16.8016.6616.5316.3916.2516.1115.9815.8415.70
Swaziland1.501.822.132.452.773.083.402.681.951.230.500.951.401.852.30
Ethiopia13.9013.9013.9013.9013.9013.9013.4513.0012.5512.1011.6511.2011.0010.8010.6010.4010.20
Gabon4.304.254.204.154.104.054.003.953.903.853.803.753.70
Gambia9.609.359.108.858.608.358.108.609.109.6010.1010.4510.8012.1010.969.828.687.546.40
Georgia3.00
Ghana11.1010.5610.029.488.948.407.807.206.608.009.408.677.937.206.235.274.30
Guatemala4.604.334.053.783.504.503.352.202.031.861.691.511.341.171.001.001.001.001.001.001.00
Guinea10.6010.8011.0011.2011.4011.6011.8010.839.878.907.936.976.0010.409.959.509.058.608.959.30
Guinea Bissau12.5011.9711.4310.9010.379.839.308.407.506.605.705.856.006.156.30
Guyana13.5012.5311.5710.609.638.677.707.577.437.307.187.066.946.826.70
Haiti10.9010.109.308.507.706.906.106.787.478.158.839.5210.209.428.637.857.076.285.505.244.984.724.464.20
Honduras1.201.281.361.441.521.601.631.671.701.731.771.80
India20.8020.9021.0021.1021.2021.3021.4021.5021.6021.70
Iraq7.006.876.736.606.476.336.206.286.366.446.526.606.135.665.194.714.243.773.30
Jamaica7.402.703.703.603.902.602.903.802.702.803.002.803.554.304.154.003.302.304.005.704.353.003.253.50
Jordan4.904.534.163.793.413.042.672.302.422.542.662.782.902.712.532.342.161.971.791.601.872.132.40
Kazakhstan4.004.194.374.564.744.935.115.305.084.854.634.404.103.803.503.202.90
Kenya7.607.707.787.877.958.038.128.207.977.737.507.607.707.837.978.107.506.906.305.705.104.50
Kyrgyzstan3.503.423.333.253.173.083.002.902.802.602.402.202.00
Laos19.0017.1515.3013.4511.609.757.907.607.307.006.706.407.488.559.6310.7010.059.40
Lebanon4.20
Lesotho7.507.056.606.155.705.385.064.744.424.103.803.503.202.902.602.552.502.452.40
Liberia8.908.778.648.518.398.268.138.006.535.073.604.375.135.905.775.635.50
Libya3.80
Madagascar7.508.389.2510.1311.0011.8812.7513.6314.5015.3816.2517.1318.0016.9315.8514.7813.7012.6311.5510.489.409.088.778.458.137.827.50
Malawi7.207.527.838.158.478.789.107.906.706.857.007.007.005.904.804.684.554.434.304.304.304.304.303.403.902.801.70
Maldives10.70
Mali13.5014.0814.6615.2415.8216.4014.8013.2011.6010.0011.0012.0013.0014.0015.0013.4711.9310.40
Marshall Islands4.60
Mauritania17.3017.2917.2817.2717.2617.2517.2417.2317.2217.2117.2016.8016.4016.0015.6015.2014.8014.409.3011.1713.0314.9013.1014.2015.3016.4015.3714.3313.30
Mexico2.602.592.582.562.552.542.532.512.502.382.272.152.031.921.801.671.531.402.60
Moldova6.005.444.894.333.773.212.662.10
Mongolia7.306.365.424.483.542.602.382.161.941.721.501.401.301.201.101.000.900.951.00
Montenegro4.304.154.003.853.703.553.403.253.10
Morocco4.003.783.563.343.122.903.323.744.164.585.006.037.078.109.1310.1711.2010.159.108.057.005.954.903.852.802.732.672.602.532.472.40
Mozambique8.607.205.805.625.445.265.084.905.506.106.706.085.454.834.20
Burma (Myanmar)11.5011.9012.3012.7012.2611.8211.3810.9510.5110.079.639.198.758.327.887.447.00
Namibia10.5010.5510.6010.6510.7010.7510.8010.8510.9010.399.879.368.848.337.817.307.587.878.158.438.729.00
Nepal12.4012.5212.6412.7612.8813.0012.8612.7212.5812.4412.3012.0711.8311.6010.509.40
Nicaragua3.203.343.483.623.763.903.503.102.702.462.221.981.741.501.621.731.851.972.082.20
Niger19.4019.2019.0018.8018.6018.4018.2018.0017.8017.1716.5315.9015.2714.6314.0014.1014.2014.3014.4014.5014.6014.1016.2014.4512.70
Nigeria12.3012.2812.2512.2312.2112.1812.1612.1412.1212.0912.0712.0512.0212.0012.4512.9013.3513.8014.9013.6012.3011.0014.9018.808.707.6011.909.958.00
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)2.402.372.332.302.272.232.20
Oman8.40
Pakistan14.9014.5814.2713.9513.6313.3213.0012.6812.3712.0511.7311.4211.1010.409.709.008.307.60
Panama1.301.331.371.401.431.471.501.421.341.261.181.10
Papua New Guinea14.40
Paraguay0.300.390.480.570.660.750.850.941.031.121.211.301.391.481.571.661.751.851.942.032.122.212.301.981.651.331.00
Peru2.001.941.881.821.761.701.581.451.331.201.181.161.141.121.101.000.900.800.700.900.500.800.600.700.800.700.700.50
Philippines7.207.507.807.657.50
Rwanda6.006.416.837.247.658.068.488.899.308.447.586.725.865.004.684.364.043.723.403.102.802.602.402.20
Samoa3.00
Saint Thomas and Principe4.405.336.257.188.109.039.9510.8811.8010.629.438.257.075.884.70
Senegal10.3010.4610.6110.7710.9311.0911.2411.4010.8810.369.849.328.808.979.139.309.479.639.809.9010.006.308.207.809.809.358.90
Serbia4.804.383.963.543.122.703.083.453.834.20
Sierra Leone12.7012.5012.3012.1011.9011.7011.2310.7710.309.959.609.9710.3310.709.608.507.406.30
Solomon Islands8.40
Somalia14.4014.9015.4015.90
South Africa9.909.819.729.639.549.459.369.279.189.099.007.906.805.704.604.754.905.055.204.433.652.882.10
South Sudan25.70
Sri Lanka22.10
Saint Lucia4.10
Sudan16.7016.7516.8016.8516.90
Suriname7.607.206.806.406.005.605.205.335.455.585.70
Syria11.5011.4911.4811.4811.4711.4611.4511.4511.4411.4311.4211.4211.4111.4011.6811.9512.2312.50
Tajikistan9.008.007.005.904.806.508.209.908.336.755.183.606.10
Tanzania8.909.049.189.329.469.608.437.276.105.685.264.844.424.003.763.523.283.042.805.805.904.954.004.605.20
Thailand4.605.075.536.006.476.937.406.936.455.985.50
Timor Leste26.4023.4020.4018.3016.2014.1012.00
Togo15.9013.4010.908.405.906.106.306.957.60
Trinidad and Tobago5.805.795.785.775.765.755.755.745.735.725.715.70
Tunisia3.603.353.102.852.602.352.10
Turkey4.204.043.883.723.563.403.082.772.452.131.821.501.481.451.431.401.441.481.521.561.60
Turkmenistan7.206.896.586.275.965.645.335.024.714.40
Uganda3.403.633.874.104.334.574.805.035.275.505.735.976.206.426.636.857.077.287.506.836.175.505.104.704.704.454.204.154.10
Ukraine8.50
Uzbekistan8.807.907.006.105.204.914.624.334.043.753.453.162.872.582.292.00
Vanuatu6.206.085.975.855.735.625.50
Vietnam7.507.447.397.337.277.217.167.106.826.546.265.985.705.425.144.864.584.30
West Bank and Gaza3.302.501.702.152.603.053.502.932.351.781.20
Yemen15.8016.0816.3716.6516.9317.2217.5017.3817.2717.1517.0316.9216.8016.1515.5015.8016.1016.4016.7017.0017.3017.6017.90
Zambia6.406.386.356.336.306.135.975.806.076.336.606.486.366.246.126.006.086.176.256.336.426.506.165.825.485.144.80
Zimbabwe1.702.352.993.644.284.935.576.226.867.518.158.808.588.378.157.937.727.506.355.204.052.903.703.703.703.703.703.303.233.153.083.00

Prevalence of wasting, male, is the proportion of boys under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months.

Source: World Bank