This page has a list of countries by Prevalence of wasting (% of children under 5), according to officially-recognized international sources compiled by the World Bank. Wasting prevalence is the proportion of children under five whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59.

  • Angola
    4.9 %
  • Armenia
    4.4 %
  • Burundi
    5.1 %
  • Burkina Faso
    8.4 %
  • Belize
    1.8 %
  • Bolivia
    2 %
  • Ethiopia
    7.2 %
  • Guinea
    9.2 %
  • Guatemala
    0.8 %
  • India
    17.3 %
  • Kazakhstan
    3.1 %
  • Kuwait
    2.5 %
  • Sri Lanka
    15.1 %
  • Mexico
    2 %
  • Mali
    9 %
  • Myanmar
    6.6 %
  • Mauritania
    11.5 %
  • Malawi
    1.3 %
  • Malaysia
    11.5 %
  • Niger
    14.1 %
  • Nigeria
    6.8 %
  • Nepal
    9.6 %
  • Peru
    0.5 %
  • Philippines
    5.6 %
  • Paraguay
    1 %
  • Rwanda
    2 %
  • South Asia
    14.8 %
  • Senegal
    8.1 %
  • Solomon Islands
    8.5 %
  • Chad
    13.3 %
  • Thailand
    5.4 %
  • Turkmenistan
    4.2 %
  • Tanzania
    3.5 %
  • Uganda
    3.5 %
  • Vietnam
    5.8 %
  • World
    6.9 %
  • South Africa
    2.5 %
  • Zimbabwe
    2.9 %