Prevalence of wasting

percent of children under 5, 1983–2020

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    1983 Ranking
    1. Papua New Guinea 5.50
    2020 Ranking
    1. Nigeria 6.50
    2. Gambia 5.10
    3. West Bank and Gaza 1.30
    4. Rwanda 1.10

    Wasting prevalence is the proportion of children under five whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59.

    Source: World Bank