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

  • Provider: World Bank
  • Source URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SH.STA.STNT.ZS
  • Catalog: Yearly from 1966 to 2016
  • Localized to: English
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  • 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 WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

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    • Country
      • Afghanistan
      • Albania
      • Algeria
      • Angola
      • Antigua and Barbuda
      • Arab World
      • Argentina
      • Armenia
      • Australia
      • Azerbaijan
      • Bahrain
      • Bangladesh
      • Barbados
      • Belarus
      • Belize
      • Benin
      • Bhutan
      • Bolivia
      • Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • Botswana
      • Brazil
      • Brunei Darussalam
      • Bulgaria
      • Burkina Faso
      • Burundi
      • Cabo Verde
      • Cambodia
      • Cameroon
      • Canada
      • Cape Verde
      • Central African Republic
      • Chad
      • Chile
      • China
      • Colombia
      • Comoros
      • Congo, Dem. Rep.
      • Congo, Rep.
      • Costa Rica
      • Cote d'Ivoire
      • Croatia
      • Cuba
      • Czech Republic
      • Djibouti
      • Dominica
      • Dominican Republic
      • East Asia & Pacific
      • East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)
      • East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
      • East Asia & Pacific (excluding high income)
      • Ecuador
      • Egypt, Arab Rep.
      • El Salvador
      • Equatorial Guinea
      • Eritrea
      • ...