Thailand - Exclusive breastfeeding

Exclusive breastfeeding (% of children under 6 months)

Exclusive breastfeeding (% of children under 6 months) in Thailand was 23.04 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 23.04 in 2016, while its lowest value was 3.60 in 1995.

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
1987 5.30
1995 3.60
2005 5.40
2006 5.35
2009 15.10
2012 12.30
2013 12.26
2016 23.04

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition