South Africa South Africa: Malnutrition prevalence, height for age (% of children under 5)


The data set "Malnutrition prevalence, height for age (% of children under 5)" for South Africa contains data from the year 1994 until 2016.
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.
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Malnutrition Daten

Data set Value
Malnutrition prevalence (%) 6.1
Malnutrition prevalence, weight for age (% of children under 5) 5.9
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Malnutrition prevalence, height for age (% of children under 5)
27.4
Depth of hunger (kilocalories per person per day) 150.0

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 57,398,421
Area (sq. km) 1,219,090.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 349,419,343,614
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 6,161
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