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Health > Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight boys under 5: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Prevalence of underweight children.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Ethiopia 48% 2000
=2 Bangladesh 46% 2004
=2 East Timor 46% 2003
=2 Yemen 46% 2003
=2 Nepal 46% 2001
6 India 45% 1999
=7 Burundi 44% 2000
=7 Cambodia 44% 2000
9 Sudan 42% 2000
=10 Madagascar 41% 2004
=10 Eritrea 41% 2002
=12 Niger 40% 2000
=12 Laos 40% 2000
=14 Afghanistan 38% 2004
=14 Burkina Faso 38% 2003
=14 Pakistan 38% 2002
17 Mali 34% 2001
18 Democratic Republic of the Congo 33% 2001
=19 Mauritania 32% 2001
=19 Angola 32% 2001
=21 Vietnam 31% 2003
=21 Burma 31% 2003
=21 Maldives 31% 2001
=24 Philippines 30% 2001
=24 Liberia 30% 2000
=24 Sierra Leone 30% 2000
=27 Nigeria 29% 2003
=27 Sri Lanka 29% 2000
=29 Rwanda 28% 2000
=29 Chad 28% 2000
=31 Guinea 27% 2005
=31 Indonesia 27% 2001
=33 Comoros 26% 2001
=33 Somalia 26% 1999
=33 Togo 26% 1998
=36 Mozambique 25% 2003
=36 Guinea-Bissau 25% 2000
=36 Central African Republic 25% 2000
=39 North Korea 24% 2004
=39 Zambia 24% 2003
=39 Uganda 24% 2001
=39 Benin 24% 2001
=39 Namibia 24% 2000
=44 Ghana 23% 2003
=44 Guatemala 23% 2002
=46 Malawi 22% 2004
=46 Tanzania 22% 2004
=46 Kenya 22% 2003
=49 Bhutan 20% 1999
=49 Djibouti 20% 1996
=51 Equatorial Guinea 19% 2000
=51 Lesotho 19% 2000
=51 Malaysia 19% 1999
=54 Haiti 18% 2000
=54 Oman 18% 1998
=54 Thailand 18% 1995
=57 Cameroon 17% 2004
=57 Albania 17% 2002
=57 The Gambia 17% 2000
=57 Saudi Arabia 17% 1996
=61 Senegal 16% 2005
=61 Honduras 16% 2001
=61 Iraq 16% 2000
=61 United Arab Emirates 16% 1995
65 Sao Tome and Principe 15% 2000
=66 Suriname 14% 2000
=66 Guyana 14% 2000
=68 Mongolia 13% 2000
=68 Botswana 13% 2000
=68 Gabon 13% 2000
=68 Zimbabwe 13% 1999
=68 Kyrgyzstan 13% 1997
=73 Algeria 12% 2002
=73 Turkmenistan 12% 2000
=73 Iran 12% 1998
=76 Ecuador 11% 2000
=76 Swaziland 11% 2000
=78 Morocco 10% 2004
=78 El Salvador 10% 2003
=78 Nicaragua 10% 2001
=78 China 10% 2000
=78 South Africa 10% 1999
=78 Kuwait 10% 1996
84 Egypt 9% 2003
=85 Uzbekistan 8% 2002
=85 Mexico 8% 1999
=85 Panama 8% 1997
=88 Bolivia 7% 2003
=88 Peru 7% 2000
=88 Trinidad and Tobago 7% 2000
=88 Colombia 7% 2000
=88 Syria 7% 2000
=88 Bahrain 7% 1995
=88 Qatar 7% 1995
=95 Azerbaijan 6% 2001
=95 Republic of Macedonia 6% 1999
=95 Brazil 6% 1996
=95 Costa Rica 6% 1996
=99 Dominican Republic 5% 2002
=99 Venezuela 5% 2000
=99 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5% 2000
=99 Argentina 5% 1996
=99 Libya 5% 1995
=104 Jamaica 4% 2002
=104 Jordan 4% 2002
=104 Paraguay 4% 2001
=104 Tunisia 4% 2000
=104 Singapore 4% 2000
=104 Cuba 4% 2000
=104 Kazakhstan 4% 1999
=104 Georgia 4% 1999
=104 Uruguay 4% 1995
=113 Turkey 3% 2003
=113 Palestine 3% 2002
=113 Romania 3% 2002
=113 Moldova 3% 1996
=113 Lebanon 3% 1996
=113 Russia 3% 1995
=119 United States 2% 2002
=119 Armenia 2% 2000
=119 Serbia and Montenegro 2% 2000
122 Ukraine 1% 2002

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