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

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.

Description: The map below shows how Prevalence of anemia among women of reproductive age (% of women ages 15-49) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Yemen, with a value of 69.60. The country with the lowest value in the world is Australia, with a value of 9.10.

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

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual