Singapore Nutrition Stats


% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 11 2002 101st out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 14 2002 66th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 4 2002 78th out of 128
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 8.1% 2000 41st out of 65
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 4.4% 2000 43th out of 43
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 2.6% 2000 35th out of 43

SOURCES: UNICEF; UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.; World Health Organisation, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition.


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