Prevalence of anemia among children (% of children under 5)

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Prevalence of anemia, children under age 5, is the percentage of children under age 5 whose hemoglobin level is less than 110 grams per liter at sea level.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 222
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1990-12     Latest: 2016-12

2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12 2016-12
1) Afghanistan
44.2
44.3
44.5
44.8
45.2
45.8
46.4
2) Albania
22
22
22.3
22.7
23.3
24
24.9
3) Algeria
30.7
30.3
29.9
29.7
29.6
29.7
30
4) Andorra
10.4
10.5
10.7
11.1
11.5
12.1
12.8
5) Angola
54.8
54
53.2
52.4
51.8
51.3
50.9
6) Antigua and Barbuda
32.2
32.1
32
31.9
31.9
32.1
32.3
7) Arab World
42.7
42
41.3
40.7
40.3
40
39.9
8) Argentina
19.1
19.3
19.7
20.1
20.7
21.4
22.2
9) Armenia
28
28.5
28.9
29.3
30
30.7
31.5
10) Australia
11.4
11.5
11.8
12.1
12.6
13.2
13.9
11) Austria
10.6
10.6
10.8
11
11.4
11.9
12.6
12) Azerbaijan
30.7
29.3
27.9
26.5
25.4
24.5
23.9
13) Bahamas
29.4
29.2
29
29
29.1
29.3
29.5
14) Bahrain
30.5
30.2
29.9
29.8
29.7
29.8
30.1
15) Bangladesh
48.1
46.5
44.9
43.5
42.3
41.2
40.3
16) Barbados
32.4
32.1
31.9
31.7
31.7
31.7
31.9
17) Belarus
24.1
23.9
23.9
24.1
24.4
24.8
25.4
18) Belgium
10.2
10.3
10.5
10.8
11.3
11.9
12.6
19) Belize
23.2
22.8
22.4
22.3
22.2
22.3
22.5
20) Benin
71.3
69.7
68
66.5
64.9
63.4
62.1
21) Bhutan
54.8
52.9
50.8
48.7
46.8
45
43.5
22) Bolivia
51.9
51.1
50.1
49.2
48.3
47.5
46.9
23) Bosnia Herzegovina
26.3
26.1
26.2
26.4
26.7
27.3
28
24) Botswana
41.9
41.7
41.3
40.9
40.7
40.4
40.4
25) Brazil
22
22.3
22.7
23.1
23.7
24.3
25.1
26) Brunei
13.5
13.7
13.9
14.3
14.8
15.4
16.1
27) Bulgaria
25.7
25.5
25.5
25.6
25.9
26.3
26.9
28) Burkina Faso
87.6
87.4
87.2
87
86.7
86.5
86.2
29) Burundi
52
50.9
50
49.1
48.4
47.8
47.3
30) Cambodia
56.5
56.2
55.7
55.3
55
54.7
54.4
31) Cameroon
63.8
63.4
63.1
62.9
62.8
62.6
62.5
32) Canada
8.5
8.4
8.4
8.5
8.7
9
9.4
33) Cape Verde
54.3
54.3
54.3
54.5
54.7
54.9
55.1
34) Caribbean small states
31.1
30.8
30.6
30.4
30.5
30.5
30.7
35) Central African Republic
74.4
73.9
73.5
73.1
72.7
72.2
71.9
36) Central Europe and the Baltics
24.7
24.6
24.6
24.8
25.2
25.7
26.4
37) Chad
75.5
75.2
74.8
74.4
74
73.7
73.3
38) Chile
18.2
18.2
18.3
18.6
19
19.5
20
39) China
15.2
15.9
16.7
17.6
18.7
20
21.4
40) Colombia
29.5
28.8
28
27.5
27
26.8
26.6
41) Comoros
50.7
50
49.4
49
48.6
48.2
48.1
42) Congo
65.2
65
64.8
64.7
64.5
64.4
64.3
43) Costa Rica
28.2
28.2
28.1
28.1
28.3
28.5
28.7
44) Croatia
25.4
25.2
25.3
25.5
25.8
26.4
27.1
45) Cuba
29.4
29.2
29
28.9
29
29.1
29.3
46) Cyprus
14.8
15
15.2
15.5
16
16.7
17.5
47) Czech Republic
24.5
24.3
24.3
24.5
24.8
25.2
25.8
48) DR Congo
67.9
66.9
66
65.2
64.5
63.8
63.2
49) Denmark
10.2
10.4
10.6
10.9
11.4
12
12.7
50) Djibouti
44.6
44
43.4
42.9
42.5
42.2
42
51) Dominica
32.7
32.6
32.4
32.3
32.3
32.4
32.5
52) Dominican Republic
28
27.8
27.6
27.5
27.6
27.7
28
53) East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)
23.72
24.62
54) East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
24.38
25.3
55) Ecuador
30.9
30.2
29.4
28.7
28.2
27.9
27.7
56) Egypt
36.2
35.3
34.4
33.6
32.8
32.2
31.7
57) El Salvador
26.3
26.9
27.6
28.3
29.1
29.8
30.6
58) Equatorial Guinea
65.9
65.6
65.2
64.9
64.5
64.2
64
59) Eritrea
60.7
59.9
59.1
58.4
57.7
57.1
56.6
60) Estonia
24.1
24.1
24.1
24.4
24.7
25.3
26
61) Ethiopia
52.1
51.3
50.8
50.4
50.1
50
50
62) Euro area
11.1
11.2
11.4
11.7
12.2
12.7
13.4
63) Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
22.65
23.06
64) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
31.54
31.42
65) European Union
13.2
13.3
13.5
13.7
14.1
14.6
15.3
66) Fiji
40.2
39.5
39
38.5
38.1
37.7
37.5
67) Finland
10.4
10.5
10.7
11
11.4
11.9
12.6
68) Fragile and conflict affected situations
59.3
58.9
58.5
58.2
57.9
57.7
57.6
69) France
10.5
10.6
10.8
11.1
11.6
12.2
12.9
70) Gabon
62.4
62.4
62.4
62.5
62.5
62.4
62.5
71) Gambia
76.2
76.1
76.1
76
75.9
75.8
75.7
72) Georgia
23.2
22.9
22.7
22.6
22.8
23.1
23.6
73) Germany
10.3
10.3
10.5
10.8
11.2
11.7
12.4
74) Ghana
71.2
70.4
69.6
68.8
68.2
67.5
66.9
75) Greece
11.2
11.4
11.6
12
12.5
13.1
13.9
76) Grenada
34.4
34.2
33.9
33.8
33.7
33.8
34
77) Guatemala
40.9
40.3
39.4
38.6
37.8
37.1
36.5
78) Guinea Bissau
70.2
69.9
69.5
69.1
68.8
68.4
68.1
79) Guinea
75.9
75.6
75.3
75.1
74.8
74.6
74.4
80) Guyana
40.2
39.7
39.1
38.7
38.3
38.1
37.9
81) Haiti
60.3
60.1
59.8
59.4
59
58.6
58.2
82) Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)
63
62.3
61.6
61.1
60.5
60
59.6
83) High income: OECD
11.77
12.37
84) High income: nonOECD
27.97
28.3
85) High income
12
12
12.2
12.5
12.9
13.4
14.1
86) Honduras
32.6
32.3
31.9
31.7
31.5
31.4
31.4
87) Hungary
24.9
24.9
24.9
25.1
25.4
25.9
26.6
88) Iceland
10.2
10.3
10.5
10.7
11.2
11.7
12.4
89) India
60.4
59.7
59.1
58.5
58
57.6
57.3
90) Indonesia
33.9
34.1
34.4
34.8
35.3
36
36.8
91) Iran
32