Nepal - Exclusive breastfeeding

Exclusive breastfeeding (% of children under 6 months)

Definition: Exclusive breastfeeding refers to the percentage of children less than six months old who are fed breast milk alone (no other liquids) in the past 24 hours.

Source: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.

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Year Value
2001 68.30
2006 53.00
2011 69.60
2014 56.90


Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition