Country Statistics: Children Under the Age of 5 Years Underweight

Children under the age of 5 years underweight gives the percent of children under five considered to be underweight. Underweight means weight-for-age is approximately 2 kg below for standard at age one, 3 kg below standard for ages two and three, and 4 kg below standard for ages four and five.

RankCountry(%)Date of Information
RankCountry(%)Date of Information
1Timor-Leste45.302010
2India43.502006
3Yemen43.102003
4Niger37.902012
5Bangladesh36.802011
6Madagascar36.802004
7Eritrea34.502002
8Afghanistan32.902004
9Somalia32.802006
10South Sudan32.502006
11Pakistan31.602013
12Nigeria31.002013
13Chad30.302010
14Djibouti29.802012
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