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Child malnutrition

Libya > Health

Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19954.31
20075.62

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19950.93
200722

Footnotes:

  1. El Taguri A, Rolland-Cachera MF, Mahmud SM, Elmrzougi N, Abdel Monem A, Betilman I et al. Nutritional status of under-five children in Libya: a national population-based survey. Libyan Journal of Medicine, AOP: 071006. (Published 12 November 2007)
  2. National Center for Infectious and Chronic Disease Control [Jamahiriya] and Pan-Arab Project for Family Health. National Libyan family health survey. PAPFAM surveys. Cairo: The league of Arab States, 2008 (and additional analysis conducted by PAPFAM).
  3. Libyan maternal and child health survey. PAPCHILD Surveys. Cairo: The League of Arab States, 1997 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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