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

16.1 (% of children under 5) in 2016

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, %
2016 16.1 -12.90 %
2015 18.4 21.09 %
2014 15.2 -23.81 %
2013 20.0 16.67 %
2012 17.1 -25.00 %
2011 22.8 32.41 %
2005 17.3 -28.57 %
2000 24.2 3.57 %
1996 23.3 -10.50 %
1993 26.1 7.35 %
1992 24.3 17.92 %
1986 20.6