Nigeria - 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 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).

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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

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

Prevalence of anemia among children (% of children under 5) in Nigeria was 68.30 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 79.80 in 1991, while its lowest value was 68.30 in 2016.

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 79.70
1991 79.80
1992 79.70
1993 79.70
1994 79.60
1995 79.50
1996 79.30
1997 79.00
1998 78.80
1999 78.40
2000 78.00
2001 77.50
2002 77.00
2003 76.50
2004 75.90
2005 75.30
2006 74.70
2007 74.10
2008 73.40
2009 72.70
2010 72.00
2011 71.40
2012 70.70
2013 70.10
2014 69.50
2015 68.90
2016 68.30

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 Nigeria was 48.80 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 52.70 in 1990, while its lowest value was 48.50 in 2014.

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 52.70
1991 52.40
1992 52.20
1993 52.10
1994 52.00
1995 51.90
1996 51.90
1997 51.80
1998 51.80
1999 51.70
2000 51.60
2001 51.50
2002 51.40
2003 51.40
2004 51.20
2005 51.10
2006 50.80
2007 50.50
2008 50.10
2009 49.70
2010 49.30
2011 49.00
2012 48.80
2013 48.60
2014 48.50
2015 48.60
2016 48.80

Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%)

The value for Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%) in Nigeria was 57.80 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 61.30 in 1997 and a minimum value of 57.80 in 2016.

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).

See also:

Year Value
1990 60.80
1991 61.00
1992 61.10
1993 61.20
1994 61.30
1995 61.30
1996 61.30
1997 61.30
1998 61.20
1999 61.10
2000 61.00
2001 60.80
2002 60.70
2003 60.60
2004 60.50
2005 60.30
2006 60.20
2007 60.00
2008 59.80
2009 59.60
2010 59.40
2011 59.20
2012 59.00
2013 58.70
2014 58.40
2015 58.10
2016 57.80

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition