Prevalence of anemia among women of reproductive age (% of women ages 15-49) - Country Ranking

Definition: Prevalence of anemia among women of reproductive age refers to the combined prevalence of both non-pregnant with haemoglobin levels below 12 g/dL and pregnant women with haemoglobin levels below 11 g/dL.

Source: Stevens GA et al. Global, regional, and national trends in hemoglobin concentration and prevalence of total and severe anemia in children and pregnant and non-pregnant women for 1995-2011: a systematic analysis of population-representative data. The Lancet Global Health 2013;1:e16-e25.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Senegal 57.50 2011
2 Ghana 56.40 2011
3 Mali 56.20 2011
4 Togo 52.70 2011
5 Uzbekistan 51.70 2011
6 Pakistan 51.10 2011
7 Gabon 50.80 2011
8 Congo 50.70 2011
9 Benin 49.60 2011
10 Burkina Faso 49.50 2011
11 Liberia 49.30 2011
12 Dem. Rep. Congo 49.00 2011
13 Côte d'Ivoire 48.80 2011
14 Nigeria 48.50 2011
15 Guinea 48.40 2011
16 India 48.10 2011
17 Niger 46.70 2011
18 Chad 46.60 2011
19 Central African Republic 46.00 2011
20 Equatorial Guinea 45.40 2011
21 The Gambia 45.30 2011
22 Sierra Leone 45.20 2011
23 Angola 44.80 2011
24 Guinea-Bissau 44.60 2011
25 Mozambique 44.20 2011
26 Cambodia 43.80 2011
27 Bhutan 43.70 2011
28 Bangladesh 43.50 2011
29 São Tomé and Principe 42.70 2011
30 Somalia 42.60 2011
31 Cameroon 41.50 2011
32 Saudi Arabia 40.30 2011
33 Tanzania 39.60 2011
34 Mauritania 39.00 2011
35 Cabo Verde 37.90 2011
36 Bahrain 37.60 2011
37 Yemen 37.50 2011
38 Haiti 37.10 2011
39 Nepal 36.10 2011
40 Oman 35.10 2011
41 Egypt 34.50 2011
42 Guyana 33.70 2011
43 Morocco 33.10 2011
44 Afghanistan 33.00 2011
45 Eritrea 32.80 2011
46 Namibia 32.70 2011
46 Algeria 32.70 2011
46 Azerbaijan 32.70 2011
49 Kyrgyz Republic 32.50 2011
50 Bolivia 32.40 2011
51 Turkmenistan 32.10 2011
52 Madagascar 31.80 2011
53 Sudan 31.50 2011
54 Iraq 31.30 2011
55 Lao PDR 31.00 2011
56 Syrian Arab Republic 30.90 2011
57 Comoros 30.80 2011
58 Myanmar 30.30 2011
59 Kazakhstan 29.80 2011
59 Papua New Guinea 29.80 2011
61 Zambia 29.20 2011
62 Malawi 28.80 2011
62 Turkey 28.80 2011
64 Botswana 28.50 2011
65 Jordan 28.40 2011
65 Zimbabwe 28.40 2011
67 Iran 28.10 2011
68 Tunisia 28.00 2011
69 Libya 27.90 2011
69 Qatar 27.90 2011
71 Swaziland 27.80 2011
72 Cyprus 27.70 2011
73 South Africa 27.60 2011
74 Lebanon 27.50 2011
74 Georgia 27.50 2011
76 Djibouti 27.10 2011
77 Lesotho 26.80 2011
77 Fiji 26.80 2011
79 Uganda 26.70 2011
80 St. Lucia 26.40 2011
81 United Arab Emirates 26.20 2011
82 Dominican Republic 26.00 2011
82 Moldova 26.00 2011
84 Armenia 25.90 2011
85 Grenada 25.80 2011
86 Sri Lanka 25.70 2011
86 Guatemala 25.70 2011
88 Dominica 25.50 2011
89 Philippines 25.40 2011
90 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 25.30 2011
90 Trinidad and Tobago 25.30 2011
90 Solomon Islands 25.30 2011
93 Kenya 25.00 2011
93 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 25.00 2011
95 Suriname 24.90 2011
95 Serbia 24.90 2011
95 Antigua and Barbuda 24.90 2011
98 Panama 24.80 2011
99 Tajikistan 24.60 2011
100 Croatia 24.50 2011
101 Jamaica 24.40 2011
102 Romania 24.30 2011
102 Ecuador 24.30 2011
102 Bosnia and Herzegovina 24.30 2011
105 Montenegro 24.10 2011
106 Estonia 24.00 2011
107 Bulgaria 23.90 2011
108 Thailand 23.80 2011
109 Slovenia 23.60 2011
110 Latvia 23.50 2011
110 El Salvador 23.50 2011
110 Hungary 23.50 2011
113 Mauritius 23.40 2011
113 Cuba 23.40 2011
115 Slovak Republic 23.30 2011
115 Poland 23.30 2011
117 The Bahamas 23.10 2011
117 Barbados 23.10 2011
119 Lithuania 23.00 2011
120 Ukraine 22.80 2011
121 Timor-Leste 22.50 2011
121 Indonesia 22.50 2011
121 Czech Republic 22.50 2011
121 Venezuela 22.50 2011
125 Kuwait 22.40 2011
125 Belarus 22.40 2011
127 Japan 22.10 2011
128 Singapore 22.00 2011
129 Vanuatu 21.70 2011
129 Belize 21.70 2011
131 Albania 21.50 2011
132 Russia 21.40 2011
133 Seychelles 21.20 2011
134 Kiribati 20.90 2011
134 Hong Kong SAR, China 20.90 2011
134 Burundi 20.90 2011
137 Malaysia 20.70 2011
138 Greece 20.40 2011
138 Brunei 20.40 2011
140 Mongolia 20.20 2011
141 Macao SAR, China 19.70 2011
142 Brazil 19.60 2011
143 China 19.50 2011
143 Colombia 19.50 2011
145 Korea 19.40 2011
145 Italy 19.40 2011
147 Macedonia 19.30 2011
147 Paraguay 19.30 2011
149 Ethiopia 19.20 2011
150 Puerto Rico 19.10 2011
150 Switzerland 19.10 2011
152 Costa Rica 19.00 2011
153 Portugal 18.90 2011
153 France 18.90 2011
155 Tonga 18.60 2011
156 Peru 18.50 2011
156 Austria 18.50 2011
158 Spain 18.10 2011
158 Netherlands 18.10 2011
160 Belgium 18.00 2011
160 Honduras 18.00 2011
160 Denmark 18.00 2011
163 Germany 17.90 2011
164 Sweden 17.80 2011
165 Finland 17.70 2011
165 Samoa 17.70 2011
167 Luxembourg 17.60 2011
168 Australia 17.50 2011
169 Uruguay 17.40 2011
169 Rwanda 17.40 2011
171 Norway 17.30 2011
172 Ireland 17.20 2011
173 Israel 17.10 2011
173 Malta 17.10 2011
175 Iceland 17.00 2011
175 Andorra 17.00 2011
177 Canada 16.50 2011
178 Argentina 15.60 2011
179 New Zealand 14.80 2011
180 United Kingdom 14.70 2011
181 Mexico 14.40 2011
182 Vietnam 14.10 2011
183 Nicaragua 12.90 2011
184 Chile 12.10 2011
185 United States 11.90 2011

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual