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Health > Nutrition > % of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Health - Nutrition - % of children (1995-2002) who are:   exclusively breastfed (<6 months).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 North Korea 97 2002
2 Rwanda 84 2002
3 Syria 81 2002
4 Kiribati 80 2002
5 Chile 73 2002
6 Peru 71 2002
7 Nepal 69 2002
8 China 67 2002
9 Morocco 66 2002
=10 Solomon Islands 65 2002
=10 Uganda 65 2002
12 Marshall Islands 63 2002
=13 Tonga 62 2002
=13 Burundi 62 2002
15 Federated States of Micronesia 60 2002
=16 Palau 59 2002
=16 Papua New Guinea 59 2002
=18 Cape Verde 57 2002
=18 Egypt 57 2002
=20 Sao Tome and Principe 56 2002
=20 Saint Kitts and Nevis 56 2002
22 Ethiopia 55 2002
23 Sri Lanka 54 2002
24 Eritrea 52 2002
25 Mongolia 51 2002
26 Vanuatu 50 2002
27 Fiji 47 2002
=28 Bangladesh 46 2002
=28 Tunisia 46 2002
=30 Malawi 44 2002
=30 Iran 44 2002
=32 Indonesia 42 2002
=32 Brazil 42 2002
=34 Madagascar 41 2002
=34 Cuba 41 2002
36 Zambia 40 2002
=37 Bolivia 39 2002
=37 Guatemala 39 2002
=37 Grenada 39 2002
=40 Mexico 38 2002
=40 Benin 38 2002
=40 Mali 38 2002
=43 Philippines 37 2002
=43 Republic of Macedonia 37 2002
=43 India 37 2002
=43 Guinea-Bissau 37 2002
47 Kazakhstan 36 2002
=48 Liberia 35 2002
=48 Costa Rica 35 2002
=48 Honduras 35 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 34.73 2002
=51 Bahrain 34 2002
=51 Jordan 34 2002
=51 Botswana 34 2002
=51 United Arab Emirates 34 2002
55 Zimbabwe 33 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 32.78 2002
56 Colombia 32 2002
=57 Ghana 31 2002
=57 Saudi Arabia 31 2002
=57 Vietnam 31 2002
=57 Nicaragua 31 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 30.45 2002
=61 Armenia 30 2002
=61 Mozambique 30 2002
=63 Malaysia 29 2002
=63 Ecuador 29 2002
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 27.55 2002
65 Lebanon 27 2002
=66 The Gambia 26 2002
=66 Namibia 26 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 25.21 2002
68 Panama 25 2002
Muslim countries average (profile) 24.15 2002
=69 Swaziland 24 2002
=69 Belize 24 2002
=69 Senegal 24 2002
=69 Equatorial Guinea 24 2002
=69 Haiti 24 2002
=69 Democratic Republic of the Congo 24 2002
=69 Kyrgyzstan 24 2002
=76 Laos 23 2002
=76 Croatia 23 2002
78 Ukraine 22 2002
79 Comoros 21 2002
80 Mauritania 20 2002
OPEC countries average (profile) 19.3 2002
81 Cook Islands 19 2002
failed states average (profile) 18.14 2002
=82 Georgia 18 2002
=82 Yemen 18 2002
=82 Togo 18 2002
=85 Central African Republic 17 2002
=85 Nigeria 17 2002
=87 Mauritius 16 2002
=87 El Salvador 16 2002
=87 Uzbekistan 16 2002
=87 Sudan 16 2002
=87 Pakistan 16 2002
92 Lesotho 15 2002
93 Tajikistan 14 2002
=94 Turkmenistan 13 2002
=94 Algeria 13 2002
=96 Cameroon 12 2002
=96 Qatar 12 2002
=96 Cambodia 12 2002
=96 Iraq 12 2002
=96 Kuwait 12 2002
=101 Serbia and Montenegro 11 2002
=101 Dominican Republic 11 2002
=101 Guinea 11 2002
=101 Angola 11 2002
=101 Guyana 11 2002
=101 Burma 11 2002
=107 Maldives 10 2002
=107 Cote d'Ivoire 10 2002
=107 Chad 10 2002
=110 Suriname 9 2002
=110 Somalia 9 2002
=112 Turkey 7 2002
=112 Venezuela 7 2002
=112 Paraguay 7 2002
=112 Azerbaijan 7 2002
=112 South Africa 7 2002
=117 Burkina Faso 6 2002
=117 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 2002
=117 Gabon 6 2002
=117 Albania 6 2002
121 Kenya 5 2002
=122 Thailand 4 2002
=122 Sierra Leone 4 2002
124 Trinidad and Tobago 2 2002
125 Niger 1 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Nutrition > % of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNICEF. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Nutrition/%-of-children-who-are- -exclusively-breastfed-6-months

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