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Malawi - Malnutrition prevalence, weight for age (% of children under 5)

13.9 (% of children under 5) in 2015

Prevalence of child malnutrition (weight for age) is the percentage of children under five whose weight for age is more than two standard deviations below the median reference standard for their age. Sources: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition..

Date Value Change, %
2015 13.9 -29.94 %
2014 19.9 21.01 %
2010 16.4 14.05 %
2009 14.4 -21.94 %
2006 18.4 -15.76 %
2004 21.9 -14.42 %
2000 25.6 -18.25 %
1998 31.3 -0.75 %
1995 31.5 8.61 %
1992 29.0 15.64 %
1981 25.1