Prevalence of anemia among non-pregnant women (% of women ages 15-49) - Country Ranking

Definition: Prevalence of anemia, non-pregnant women, is the percentage of non-pregnant women whose hemoglobin level is less than 120 grams per liter at sea level.

Source: 1. WHO. Global anemia prevalence and trends 1995-2011. Geneva: World Health Organization; forthcoming. 2. Stevens GA, Finucane MM, De-Regil LM, 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(1): e16-e25.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Senegal 56.80 2011
2 Ghana 55.90 2011
3 Mali 55.50 2011
4 Uzbekistan 52.50 2011
5 Togo 52.30 2011
6 Pakistan 51.10 2011
7 Gabon 50.10 2011
8 Congo 49.90 2011
9 Dem. Rep. Congo 49.00 2011
10 Liberia 48.80 2011
11 Burkina Faso 48.40 2011
12 Benin 48.10 2011
13 Côte d'Ivoire 47.90 2011
14 India 47.80 2011
15 Nigeria 47.30 2011
16 Guinea 46.90 2011
17 Chad 46.00 2011
18 Central African Republic 45.50 2011
19 Sierra Leone 45.10 2011
20 Niger 45.00 2011
21 Equatorial Guinea 44.50 2011
21 Angola 44.50 2011
23 The Gambia 44.20 2011
24 Guinea-Bissau 44.10 2011
25 Mozambique 43.70 2011
26 Bhutan 43.50 2011
27 Cambodia 43.40 2011
28 Bangladesh 43.30 2011
29 São Tomé and Principe 42.30 2011
29 Somalia 42.30 2011
31 Cameroon 40.70 2011
32 Saudi Arabia 40.30 2011
33 Mauritania 38.50 2011
34 Tanzania 38.20 2011
35 Bahrain 37.80 2011
36 Yemen 37.60 2011
36 Cabo Verde 37.60 2011
38 Haiti 36.40 2011
39 Nepal 35.60 2011
40 Oman 35.20 2011
41 Egypt 34.70 2011
42 Guyana 33.90 2011
43 Morocco 33.20 2011
44 Azerbaijan 32.80 2011
45 Algeria 32.70 2011
46 Namibia 32.60 2011
46 Kyrgyz Republic 32.60 2011
48 Eritrea 32.50 2011
49 Turkmenistan 32.20 2011
50 Bolivia 32.00 2011
51 Madagascar 31.70 2011
52 Iraq 31.40 2011
52 Afghanistan 31.40 2011
54 Sudan 31.20 2011
55 Syrian Arab Republic 30.90 2011
56 Lao PDR 30.70 2011
57 Comoros 30.30 2011
58 Myanmar 30.10 2011
59 Kazakhstan 30.00 2011
60 Papua New Guinea 29.20 2011
61 Turkey 28.90 2011
62 Jordan 28.50 2011
63 Botswana 28.30 2011
64 Zambia 28.20 2011
64 Iran 28.20 2011
66 Zimbabwe 28.00 2011
67 Tunisia 27.90 2011
67 Qatar 27.90 2011
69 Libya 27.80 2011
70 Swaziland 27.60 2011
70 Georgia 27.60 2011
70 Malawi 27.60 2011
70 Cyprus 27.60 2011
74 South Africa 27.50 2011
74 Lebanon 27.50 2011
76 Djibouti 26.70 2011
77 Lesotho 26.50 2011
78 Fiji 26.40 2011
79 St. Lucia 26.20 2011
79 United Arab Emirates 26.20 2011
81 Moldova 25.90 2011
82 Armenia 25.80 2011
83 Dominican Republic 25.70 2011
83 Sri Lanka 25.70 2011
85 Uganda 25.60 2011
86 Grenada 25.50 2011
87 Guatemala 25.30 2011
88 Dominica 25.20 2011
88 Trinidad and Tobago 25.20 2011
90 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 25.10 2011
91 Philippines 25.00 2011
92 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 24.90 2011
92 Serbia 24.90 2011
94 Solomon Islands 24.70 2011
94 Antigua and Barbuda 24.70 2011
96 Panama 24.60 2011
96 Suriname 24.60 2011
98 Croatia 24.50 2011
99 Tajikistan 24.30 2011
99 Bosnia and Herzegovina 24.30 2011
101 Romania 24.20 2011
102 Jamaica 24.10 2011
103 Ecuador 24.00 2011
103 Montenegro 24.00 2011
105 Estonia 23.90 2011
105 Bulgaria 23.90 2011
107 Kenya 23.80 2011
108 Thailand 23.60 2011
109 Hungary 23.50 2011
109 Slovenia 23.50 2011
109 Latvia 23.50 2011
112 El Salvador 23.30 2011
112 Cuba 23.30 2011
114 Poland 23.20 2011
114 Mauritius 23.20 2011
114 Slovak Republic 23.20 2011
117 Lithuania 23.00 2011
118 The Bahamas 22.90 2011
118 Barbados 22.90 2011
120 Ukraine 22.70 2011
121 Czech Republic 22.50 2011
122 Belarus 22.40 2011
123 Kuwait 22.30 2011
123 Timor-Leste 22.30 2011
125 Venezuela 22.20 2011
125 Indonesia 22.20 2011
127 Japan 21.90 2011
128 Singapore 21.80 2011
129 Albania 21.50 2011
130 Belize 21.40 2011
130 Russia 21.40 2011
130 Vanuatu 21.40 2011
133 Seychelles 21.10 2011
134 Kiribati 20.50 2011
135 Malaysia 20.40 2011
136 Greece 20.20 2011
137 Burundi 20.10 2011
137 Brunei 20.10 2011
139 Mongolia 20.00 2011
140 China 19.40 2011
141 Korea 19.30 2011
141 Italy 19.30 2011
143 Brazil 19.20 2011
144 Macedonia 19.10 2011
145 Colombia 19.00 2011
145 Switzerland 19.00 2011
147 Ethiopia 18.90 2011
148 Costa Rica 18.80 2011
149 Portugal 18.70 2011
150 France 18.60 2011
150 Paraguay 18.60 2011
152 Austria 18.40 2011
153 Peru 18.20 2011
154 Tonga 18.10 2011
155 Spain 17.90 2011
155 Netherlands 17.90 2011
157 Belgium 17.80 2011
157 Honduras 17.80 2011
157 Germany 17.80 2011
157 Denmark 17.80 2011
161 Sweden 17.60 2011
162 Finland 17.50 2011
163 Luxembourg 17.40 2011
164 Australia 17.20 2011
165 Samoa 17.10 2011
165 Rwanda 17.10 2011
165 Norway 17.10 2011
168 Uruguay 17.00 2011
169 Malta 16.90 2011
169 Ireland 16.90 2011
171 Andorra 16.80 2011
172 Israel 16.70 2011
172 Iceland 16.70 2011
174 Canada 16.30 2011
175 Argentina 15.10 2011
176 United Kingdom 14.50 2011
176 New Zealand 14.50 2011
178 Mexico 14.10 2011
179 Vietnam 13.70 2011
180 Nicaragua 12.50 2011
181 United States 11.70 2011
181 Chile 11.70 2011

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual