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Health > Hunger and malnutrition > Children > Small children severely underweight: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of all children under 5 that are severely underweight.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Yemen 18.5% 2003
2 India 15.8% 2006
3 East Timor 15.4% 2010
4 Chad 12.9% 2010
5 Eritrea 12.8% 2002
6 Afghanistan 12.2% 2004
7 Niger 11.8% 2011
=8 Pakistan 11.6% 2011
=8 Somalia 11.6% 2006
10 Bangladesh 10.4% 2011
11 Mali 9.7% 2006
=12 Nigeria 9% 2008
=12 Laos 9% 2006
14 Ethiopia 8.8% 2011
15 Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.4% 2010
16 Sierra Leone 8.3% 2010
17 Central African Republic 8% 2010
18 Burundi 7.8% 2010
19 Nepal 7.7% 2011
20 Burkina Faso 7.2% 2010
=21 Cambodia 6.7% 2010
=21 Guinea 6.7% 2008
23 Angola 6.6% 2007
24 Haiti 6.2% 2006
25 Tajikistan 6% 2007
26 Burma 5.6% 2010
27 Papua New Guinea 5.3% 2005
28 Equatorial Guinea 5.1% 2000
=29 Indonesia 4.9% 2010
=29 Djibouti 4.9% 2010
=29 Benin 4.9% 2006
=32 Cote d'Ivoire 4.6% 2011
=32 Guinea-Bissau 4.6% 2010
=34 Cameroon 4.5% 2011
=34 Senegal 4.5% 2011
36 Gambia 4.4% 2010
37 Togo 4.2% 2010
38 Mozambique 4.1% 2011
=39 Tanzania 3.8% 2010
=39 Namibia 3.8% 2007
=39 Botswana 3.8% 2007
42 Sri Lanka 3.7% 2007
43 Kenya 3.6% 2009
44 Mauritania 3.5% 2010
45 Uganda 3.4% 2011
46 Maldives 3.3% 2009
47 Bhutan 3.2% 2010
=48 Sao Tome and Principe 3.1% 2009
=48 Ghana 3.1% 2008
50 Malawi 3% 2010
51 Zambia 2.9% 2007
=52 Mongolia 2.4% 2010
=52 Solomon Islands 2.4% 2007
=54 Liberia 2.3% 2010
=54 Rwanda 2.3% 2010
=54 Lesotho 2.3% 2009
=57 Morocco 2.2% 2004
=57 Gabon 2.2% 2000
59 Zimbabwe 1.9% 2011
=60 Azerbaijan 1.8% 2006
=60 Iraq 1.8% 2006
=62 Albania 1.7% 2009
=62 Turkmenistan 1.7% 2005
=64 Guyana 1.6% 2009
=64 Uruguay 1.6% 2002
66 Egypt 1.3% 2008
=67 Armenia 1.2% 2010
=67 Honduras 1.2% 2006
69 Swaziland 1% 2010
=70 Uzbekistan 0.9% 2006
=70 Algeria 0.9% 2006
=70 Kazakhstan 0.9% 2006
=73 Bolivia 0.8% 2008
=73 Nauru 0.8% 2007
=73 Nicaragua 0.8% 2007
=73 Romania 0.8% 2002
=77 El Salvador 0.7% 2008
=77 Suriname 0.7% 2006
=77 Belize 0.7% 2006
=80 Colombia 0.6% 2010
=80 Thailand 0.6% 2006
=82 Peru 0.5% 2011
=82 Serbia 0.5% 2010
=82 Georgia 0.5% 2009
=82 Belarus 0.5% 2005
=82 Moldova 0.5% 2005
=82 Montenegro 0.5% 2005
=88 Argentina 0.4% 2006
=88 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.4% 2005
=88 Singapore 0.4% 2000
=91 Turkey 0.3% 2008
=91 Tuvalu 0.3% 2007
=91 Dominican Republic 0.3% 2007
=91 Kyrgyzstan 0.3% 2006
=95 Republic of Macedonia 0.2% 2011
=95 Jordan 0.2% 2009
=95 United States 0.2% 2002

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