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Stunting Rates by Country 2024

  • Data shown represent the percentage of children under age 5 whose height appears stunted compared to average expected height for a child their age.

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Country
Stunting Rates
Most recent data year
Burundi55.8%2022
Eritrea52.5%2010
Papua New Guinea49.5%2010
Niger47.7%2022
Timor Leste46.7%2020
Yemen46.4%2013
Guatemala46%2021
DR Congo41.8%2017
Madagascar39.8%2021
Central African Republic39.8%2019
Sudan38.2%2014
Afghanistan38.2%2018
Libya38.1%2014
Pakistan37.6%2018
Angola37.6%2015
Mozambique37.5%2020
Ethiopia36.8%2019
India35.5%2020
Malawi35.5%2020
Marshall Islands34.8%2017
Zambia34.6%2018
Lesotho34.6%2018
Bhutan33.5%2010
Philippines33.1%2015
Rwanda33.1%2020
Laos33.1%2017
Benin32.2%2018
Solomon Islands31.7%2015
Nigeria31.5%2020
South Sudan31.3%2010
Comoros31.1%2012
Indonesia30.8%2018
Guinea30.3%2018
Tanzania30%2022
Liberia29.8%2019
Cameroon28.9%2018
Botswana28.9%2007
Vanuatu28.9%2013
Bangladesh28%2019
Chad28%2022
Syria27.9%2010
Guinea Bissau27.7%2019
Myanmar26.7%2018
Sierra Leone26.3%2021
Equatorial Guinea26.2%2011
Eswatini25.5%2014
Uganda25.4%2020
Somalia25.3%2009
Mauritania25.1%2022
Nepal24.8%2022
Nauru24%2007
Togo23.8%2017
Zimbabwe23.5%2019
Ivory Coast23.4%2021
Ecuador23%2019
Ukraine22.9%2000
Namibia22.7%2013
Burkina Faso22.6%2021
Egypt22.3%2014
Cambodia21.9%2021
Haiti21.9%2017
Malaysia21.8%2019
Mali21.8%2022
South Africa21.4%2017
Cape Verde21.4%1994
Djibouti20.9%2019
Brunei19.7%2009
Vietnam19.5%2020
North Korea19.1%2017
Honduras18.7%2019
Senegal17.9%2019
Azerbaijan17.8%2013
Kenya17.6%2022
Ghana17.5%2017
Tajikistan17.5%2017
Gambia17.5%2020
Sri Lanka17.3%2016
Nicaragua17.3%2012
Bolivia16.1%2016
Panama15.9%2019
Maldives15.3%2017
Kiribati15.2%2018
Belize15%2015
Gabon14.4%2020
Morocco14.2%2019
El Salvador13.6%2014
Bahrain13.6%1995
Mauritius13.6%1995
Thailand13.4%2019
Venezuela13.4%2009
Mexico12.8%2021
Romania12.8%2002
Colombia12.7%2016
Iraq12.6%2018
Kyrgyzstan11.8%2018
Sao Tome and Principe11.7%2019
Qatar11.6%1995
Peru11.5%2021
Oman11.4%2017
Albania11.3%2017
Saudi Arabia10.8%2020
Algeria9.8%2019
Guyana9.5%2019
Mongolia9.4%2018
Armenia9.4%2016
Trinidad and Tobago9.2%2011
Costa Rica9%2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina8.9%2012
Argentina8.7%2018
Palestine8.7%2020
Tunisia8.4%2018
Suriname8.3%2018
Kazakhstan8%2015
Seychelles7.9%2012
Barbados7.7%2012
Jordan7.4%2019
Samoa7.3%2019
Brazil7.2%2019
Turkmenistan7.2%2019
Fiji7.2%2021
Montenegro7.2%2018
Japan7.1%2010
Cuba7.1%2019
Bulgaria7%2014
Lebanon7%2021
Uruguay6.9%2018
Dominican Republic6.7%2019
Uzbekistan6.5%2021
Kuwait6.4%2020
Moldova6.4%2012
Turkey6%2018
Georgia5.8%2018
Tuvalu5.7%2019
Paraguay5.6%2016
Serbia5.4%2019
China4.8%2017
Iran4.8%2017
Jamaica4.6%2018
Turks and Caicos Islands4.6%2020
Belarus4.5%2005
Singapore4.5%2000
North Macedonia4.3%2019
Lithuania4.1%2021
United States3.4%2018
Portugal3.2%2016
Czech Republic2.7%2001
Poland2.6%2014
Saint Lucia2.5%2012
Tonga2.2%2019
Australia1.9%2007
Chile1.8%2014
Belgium1.6%2014
Netherlands1.5%2009
Greece1.5%2003
Germany1.3%2016
Estonia1.2%2014
South Korea0.9%2020
Latvia0.5%2021
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