Belgium - Prevalence of anemia

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

Prevalence of anemia among women of reproductive age (% of women ages 15-49) in Belgium was 16.20 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 20.80 in 1990, while its lowest value was 12.30 in 2004.

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: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics (http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.1?lang=en).

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Year Value
1990 20.80
1991 19.30
1992 17.90
1993 16.80
1994 15.80
1995 15.00
1996 14.30
1997 13.80
1998 13.30
1999 13.00
2000 12.70
2001 12.50
2002 12.40
2003 12.40
2004 12.30
2005 12.40
2006 12.40
2007 12.50
2008 12.50
2009 12.60
2010 12.80
2011 13.00
2012 13.40
2013 13.90
2014 14.50
2015 15.30
2016 16.20

Prevalence of anemia among children (% of children under 5)

Prevalence of anemia among children (% of children under 5) in Belgium was 12.60 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 15.90 in 1990, while its lowest value was 10.10 in 2006.

Definition: Prevalence of anemia, children under age 5, is the percentage of children under age 5 whose hemoglobin level is less than 110 grams per liter at sea level.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics (http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.1?lang=en).

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Year Value
1990 15.90
1991 14.80
1992 13.90
1993 13.20
1994 12.60
1995 12.10
1996 11.70
1997 11.30
1998 11.10
1999 10.80
2000 10.70
2001 10.50
2002 10.40
2003 10.40
2004 10.30
2005 10.20
2006 10.10
2007 10.10
2008 10.10
2009 10.10
2010 10.20
2011 10.30
2012 10.50
2013 10.80
2014 11.30
2015 11.90
2016 12.60

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

Prevalence of anemia among non-pregnant women (% of women ages 15-49) in Belgium was 16.00 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 20.60 in 1990, while its lowest value was 12.00 in 2004.

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: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics (http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.1?lang=en).

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Year Value
1990 20.60
1991 19.00
1992 17.60
1993 16.50
1994 15.50
1995 14.70
1996 14.00
1997 13.50
1998 13.00
1999 12.70
2000 12.40
2001 12.20
2002 12.10
2003 12.10
2004 12.00
2005 12.10
2006 12.10
2007 12.10
2008 12.20
2009 12.30
2010 12.50
2011 12.70
2012 13.10
2013 13.60
2014 14.20
2015 15.00
2016 16.00

Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%)

The value for Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%) in Belgium was 23.50 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 28.50 in 1990 and a minimum value of 22.00 in 2006.

Definition: Prevalence of anemia, pregnant women, is the percentage of pregnant women whose hemoglobin level is less than 110 grams per liter at sea level.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics (http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.1?lang=en).

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Year Value
1990 28.50
1991 27.80
1992 27.20
1993 26.60
1994 26.00
1995 25.40
1996 24.90
1997 24.40
1998 23.90
1999 23.40
2000 23.00
2001 22.70
2002 22.50
2003 22.30
2004 22.20
2005 22.10
2006 22.00
2007 22.00
2008 22.00
2009 22.00
2010 22.00
2011 22.10
2012 22.30
2013 22.50
2014 22.80
2015 23.10
2016 23.50

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition