Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Child malnutrition indicators: latest situation and change over time

Stunting prevalence in children aged less than five years is disaggregated by economic status

The median prevalence of stunting in children aged five years or younger was 35.3% in the poorest quintile, and 15.6 % in the richest quintile.

The median prevalence of stunting in children aged five or younger suggested a modest improvement between 1995–2004 and 2005–2014 in the poorest and richest quintiles (decrease of 5 and 4 percentage points over 10 years, respectively).