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

29.6 (% 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 29.6 27.69 %
2012 23.2 -20.08 %
2011 29.0 53.46 %
2008 18.9 -31.47 %
2007 27.6 -23.68 %
2000 36.2 49.75 %
1996 24.2 -53.12 %
1990 51.5

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