Definition: This entry gives the percent of children under five considered to be underweight. Underweight means weight-for-age is approximately 2 kg below for standard at age one, 3 kg below standard for ages two and three, and 4 kg below standard for ages four and five. This statistic is an indicator of the nutritional status of a community. Children who suffer from growth retardation as a result of poor diets and/or recurrent infections tend to have a greater risk of suffering illness and death.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Children under the age of 5 years underweight map
Data check: Uttar Pradesh’s child mortality rate is as alarming as Afghanistan’s
Scroll - 1/13/2022 8:00:00 AM
Nearly 60 of every 1,000 children born in Uttar Pradesh die before their fifth birthday, almost as many as in Afghanistan, according to data from the latest National Family Health Survey and the World Bank.
As many kids die before their 5th birthday in UP as in Afghanistan: Report
Business Standard - 1/12/2022 2:56:00 AM
Nearly 60 of every 1,000 children born in Uttar Pradesh die before their fifth birthday, almost as many as in Afghanistan, according to data from the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS 5) and the World Bank.
DataViz: As Many Children Die Before Their Fifth Birthday In Uttar Pradesh As In Afghanistan
IndiaSpend.com - 1/11/2022 1:56:00 PM
Noida: Nearly 60 of every 1,000 children born in Uttar Pradesh die before their fifth birthday, almost as many as in Afghanistan, according to data from the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS 5 )and the World Bank.
Victims of thoughtless taxation
Dawn - 1/10/2022 3:14:00 AM
The extremely narrow tax base and one of the lowest tax-to-GDP ratios in the world ... age) children after India and Nigeria. Over 40 per cent or 12 million of Pakistan’s children under five ...
Expensive food and child stunting
Geo News - 1/5/2022 12:00:00 AM
For years, the health burden linked with children and mothers has been largely ignored. If girls at their adolescent or reproductive age are malnourished ... is the ‘under-five mortality ...
‘New India’ by 2022: How far has the Modi government come in achieving its ambitious targets?
Scroll - 1/10/2022 8:00:00 AM
The Modi government has set several policy targets for 2022, the year India will complete 75 years of independence. In August 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to take a pledge to create a “New India” by 2022.
'Your World' on where Jan. 6 commission is heading
Fox News - 1/10/2022 3:25:00 PM
The White House has come under ... years later, when my wife and I bought our first condo, and we were paying 16.5 percent, we thought we were financial geniuses. So your sort of view and your age ...
Why the kids of Venezuela aren't getting enough to eat
Iowa Public Radio - 1/11/2022 10:26:00 PM
The country also stands atop the world's largest proven oil reserves. But years of mismanagement ... to hand out meals to about 1.5 million pre-school children and children with disabilities ...
Why More American Children Are Dying by Gunfire
Yahoo - 1/5/2022 7:11:00 PM
Two weeks before Elyjah was killed, his 5-year-old cousin, Khalis Eberhart, was fatally shot after a 3-year-old cousin found a gun under a sofa ... of gun deaths of children age 14 and younger ...
Bridgewater's Ray Dalio advises being underweight cash due to inflation environment
Yahoo News Australia - 1/11/2022 5:42:00 PM
HONG KONG (Reuters) - U.S. investor Ray Dalio, founder of the world's largest hedge fund ... so basically for the most part underweighting or under-using that cash," he said.