Prevalence of stunting, height for age, female (% of children under 5)
Prevalence of stunting, female, is the percentage of girls under age 5 whose height for age 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. More info »
Data source: World Bank, World Development Indicators - Last updated June 30, 2016