Prevalence of stunting, height for age (% of children under 5) (World) - 2022

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* Data Description : Prevalence of stunting is the percentage of children under age 5 whose height for age is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. For children up to two years old height is measured by recumbent length. For older children height is measured by stature while standing. The data are based on the WHOs new child growth standards released in 2006.
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* By changing the date from the drop-down menu, you can view statistics on maps since 2000.
* Countries with the highest value of "Prevalence of stunting, height for age (% of children under 5)" in the World (2022) : Burundi(55,8), Niger(47,7), United Republic of Tanzania(30), Chad(28), Mauritania(25,1), Nepal(24,8), Mali(21,8), Kenya(17,6).

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