Pakistan - Malnutrition prevalence

Malnutrition prevalence, weight for age, female (% of children under 5)

Definition: Prevalence of child malnutrition is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for age is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. The data are based on the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition.

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Year Value
1991 37.60
1993 43.10
1994 36.50
2001 31.00
2011 30.40

Malnutrition prevalence, weight for age, male (% of children under 5)

Definition: Prevalence of child malnutrition is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for age is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. The data are based on the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition.

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Year Value
1991 40.30
1993 49.60
1994 34.20
2001 31.60
2011 31.40

Malnutrition prevalence, weight for age (% of children under 5)

Malnutrition prevalence, weight for age (% of children under 5) in Pakistan was 30.90 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 34 years was 48.30 in 1977, while its lowest value was 30.90 in 2011.

Definition: Prevalence of child malnutrition is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for age is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. The data are based on the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition. Aggregation is based on UNICEF/WHO Joint Global Malnutrition Analysis Date Set 2011, and additional analysis by UNICEF.

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Year Value
1977 48.30
1987 44.40
1991 39.00
1993 46.50
1994 35.30
1995 34.20
2001 31.30
2011 30.90

Malnutrition prevalence, height for age, female (% of children under 5)

Definition: Prevalence of child malnutrition is the percentage of children under age 5 whose height for age (stunting) is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. For children up to two years old height is measured by recumbent length. For older children height is measured by stature while standing. The data are based on the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition.

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Year Value
1991 52.10
1993 48.00
1994 42.10
2001 40.80
2011 42.00

Malnutrition prevalence, height for age, male (% of children under 5)

Definition: Prevalence of child malnutrition is the percentage of children under age 5 whose height for age (stunting) is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. For children up to two years old height is measured by recumbent length. For older children height is measured by stature while standing. The data are based on the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition.

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Year Value
1991 56.70
1993 57.00
1994 43.20
2001 42.20
2011 43.80

Malnutrition prevalence, height for age (% of children under 5)

Malnutrition prevalence, height for age (% of children under 5) in Pakistan was 43.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 34 years was 70.50 in 1977, while its lowest value was 41.50 in 2001.

Definition: Prevalence of child malnutrition is the percentage of children under age 5 whose height for age (stunting) is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. For children up to two years old height is measured by recumbent length. For older children height is measured by stature while standing. The data are based on the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition.

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Year Value
1977 70.50
1987 62.50
1991 54.50
1993 52.80
1994 42.70
2001 41.50
2011 43.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition