Nigeria - 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 Nigeria was 49.80 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 53.70 in 1990, while its lowest value was 49.60 in 2014.

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).

See also:

Year Value
1990 53.70
1991 53.50
1992 53.40
1993 53.20
1994 53.10
1995 53.10
1996 53.00
1997 53.00
1998 52.90
1999 52.80
2000 52.70
2001 52.60
2002 52.60
2003 52.50
2004 52.30
2005 52.20
2006 51.90
2007 51.60
2008 51.20
2009 50.80
2010 50.50
2011 50.20
2012 49.90
2013 49.80
2014 49.60
2015 49.60
2016 49.80

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition