Benin - Malnutrition prevalence, height for age (% of children under 5)

Malnutrition prevalence, height for age (% of children under 5) in Benin was at 34 % in 2014, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources.



 benin malnutrition prevalence height for age percent of children under 5 wb data




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Prevalence of child malnutrition is the percentage of children under age 5 whose height for age (stunting) 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.


Benin | Health

Female population 00-04
858000 Persons
Male population 00-04
879000 Persons
Female population 05-09
768000 Persons
Male population 05-09
785000 Persons
Female population 10-14
688000 Persons
Male population 10-14
699000 Persons
Female population 15-19
600000 Persons
Male population 15-19
605000 Persons
Female population 20-24
516000 Persons
Male population 20-24
515000 Persons
Female population 25-29
435000 Persons
Male population 25-29
434000 Persons
Female population 30-34
366000 Persons
Male population 30-34
366000 Persons
Female population 35-39
306000 Persons
Male population 35-39
305000 Persons
Female population 40-44
255000 Persons
Male population 40-44
253000 Persons
Female population 45-49
211000 Persons
Male population 45-49
209000 Persons
Female population 50-54
170000 Persons
Male population 50-54
167000 Persons
Female population 55-59
132000 Persons
Male population 55-59
126000 Persons
Female population 60-64
101000 Persons
Male population 60-64
92000 Persons
Female population 65-69
78000 Persons
Male population 65-69
61000 Persons
Female population 70-74
57000 Persons
Male population 70-74
42000 Persons
Female population 75-79
33000 Persons
Male population 75-79
22000 Persons
Female population 80+
20000 Persons
Male population 80+
12000 Persons