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Health > Nutrition > Consumption of iodized salt > % of households: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Consumption of iodized salt refers to the percentage of households that use edible salt fortified with iodine.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Jamaica 100% 1999
=1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 100% 2000
=1 Bulgaria 100% 2006
=1 Chile 100% 1999
5 Georgia 99.9% 2009
6 Ecuador 99% 1999
7 Burundi 98% 2005
8 Kenya 97.6% 2009
9 Nigeria 97.3% 2003
10 Armenia 97% 2005
11 Nicaragua 96.8% 2003
12 Tunisia 96.65% 2000
13 China 96.4% 2009
14 Bhutan 96.2% 2002
15 Uganda 95.8% 2006
16 Brazil 95.7% 2006
17 Panama 94.6% 1998
18 Paraguay 94.4% 2006
19 Vietnam 93.2% 2006
20 Burma 92.9% 2008
21 Sri Lanka 92.4% 2007
=22 Costa Rica 92% 1996
=22 Lebanon 92% 2004
=22 Colombia 92% 1997
=22 Kazakhstan 92% 2006
26 Papua New Guinea 91.9% 2006
27 Peru 91.2% 2004
28 Mexico 91% 2003
29 Zimbabwe 90.9% 2007
30 Lesotho 90.7% 2004
=31 Libya 90% 1993
=31 Belize 90% 1994
=31 Venezuela 90% 1998
=31 Argentina 90% 1996
=31 Croatia 90% 1999
36 Bolivia 88.8% 2008
37 Jordan 88.3% 2000
38 Cuba 88% 2005
39 Rwanda 87.8% 2005
40 Turkmenistan 86.5% 2006
41 Cote d'Ivoire 84.4% 2004
42 Bangladesh 84.3% 2006
43 Laos 83.8% 2006
44 Mongolia 83.1% 2005
45 New Zealand 83% 1996
46 Comoros 82.3% 2000
47 Congo, Republic of the 82% 2005
48 Honduras 80% 1998
49 Swaziland 79.9% 2007
50 Syria 79.3% 2003
=51 Mali 78.9% 2006
=51 Democratic Republic of the Congo 78.9% 2007
53 Zambia 77.4% 2002
54 Kyrgyzstan 76.1% 2006
55 Guatemala 76% 2007
56 Albania 75.6% 2009
57 Romania 74% 2004
58 Cambodia 72.5% 2005
59 Turkey 68.9% 2008
60 Oman 68.5% 2000
61 Eritrea 68% 2002
62 Benin 67.2% 2008
63 Botswana 65.8% 2000
64 Namibia 62.9% 2000
65 Nepal 62.6% 2000
66 South Africa 62.4% 1998
=67 Indonesia 62.3% 2007
=67 Central African Republic 62.3% 2006
=69 Bosnia and Herzegovina 62% 2005
=69 El Salvador 62% 2002
71 Tajikistan 61.9% 2009
72 Algeria 60.7% 2006
73 East Timor 59.9% 2007
74 Moldova 59.8% 2005
75 Sierra Leone 58.2% 2008
76 Chad 55.8% 2004
77 Belarus 55.1% 2004
78 Azerbaijan 53.8% 2006
79 Uzbekistan 53.1% 2006
80 Madagascar 52.6% 2009
81 India 51.1% 2006
82 Malawi 49.7% 2006
83 Cameroon 49.1% 2006
84 Thailand 47.2% 2006
85 Niger 46% 2006
86 Philippines 44.5% 2005
87 Maldives 44% 2001
88 Tanzania 43.4% 2005
89 Senegal 41.3% 2005
90 Guinea 41.1% 2008
91 Sao Tome and Principe 36.6% 2006
92 Gabon 36% 2001
93 Russia 35% 2002
94 Burkina Faso 33.7% 2006
95 Equatorial Guinea 33.3% 2000
96 Ghana 32.4% 2006
97 Serbia and Montenegro 32.2% 2007
98 Fiji 31% 1994
99 Iraq 28.4% 2006
100 Afghanistan 28% 2004
101 Trinidad and Tobago 27.8% 2006
102 Togo 25.4% 2006
103 Mozambique 25.1% 2008
104 Mauritania 23.4% 2008
105 Vanuatu 22.9% 2007
106 Morocco 21.2% 2006
107 Ethiopia 19.9% 2005
108 Dominican Republic 18.5% 2006
109 Ukraine 18.3% 2005
110 Pakistan 17% 2002
111 Sudan 11% 2006
112 The Gambia 6.6% 2006
113 Haiti 3.1% 2006
114 Somalia 1.2% 2006
115 Guinea-Bissau 0.9% 2006
116 Djibouti 0.4% 2006
117 Cape Verde 0.2% 1996
118 Mauritius 0.0 1995

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Nutrition > Consumption of iodized salt > % of households. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Children's Fund, State of the World's Children. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Nutrition/Consumption-of-iodized-salt/%-of-households

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