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Mexico

Mexico Malnutrition Stats

Definitions

  • Number of Undernourished > Million: Number of undernourished people in 2001-2003. Figures are in millions.
  • Number of Undernourished > Million per million: Number of undernourished people in 2001-2003. Figures are in millions. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Stunted children under 5: Stunted children under the age of 5 years as a percentage of all children under the age of 5. Stunted children are too small for their age (by two standard deviations or more from the median height of the reference population at their age). Stunting is frequently associated with malnutrition.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Number of Undernourished > Million 5.1 million 2003 23th out of 24
Number of Undernourished > Million per million 0.0472 million 2003 24th out of 24
Stunted children under 5 15.5% 2006 25th out of 28

SOURCES: Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Malnutrition; Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Malnutrition. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Health Organization. Source tables

Citation

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

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