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Argentina

Argentine or Argentinian Nutrition Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of households consuming iodized salt 90 2002 23th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 12 2002 98th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 5 2002 114th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from underweight severe 1 2002 89th out of 104
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 3 2002 95th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 90% 1996 2nd out of 5
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 200 2006 80th out of 169
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 7.1% 2007 27th out of 33
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5% 2007 132nd out of 168

SOURCES: UNICEF; United Nations Children's Fund, State of the World's Children.; Food and Agriculture Organisation, Food Security Statistics (http://www.fao.org/economic/ess/food-security-statistics/en/).; UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.; Food and Agriculture Organisation (http://www.fao.org/faostat/foodsecurity/index_en.htm).

Citation

"Argentina Nutrition Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Argentina/Health/Nutrition