Children under-five who are stunted (moderate and severe) (%)

Children under-five who are stunted (moderate and severe) (%)

Percentage of children ages 0–59 months who are more than two standard deviations below the median height-for-age of the World Health Organization (WHO) Child Growth Standards.

Source: UNICEF (2014). "The State of the World's Children 2014". New York. http://www.unicef.org/sowc2013/. Accessed February, 2014.

http://www.unicef.org/sowc2014/

Data in the tables are those available to the Human Development Report Office as of 15 November, 2013, unless otherwise specified.

HDI Rank

Country

2013

.. Very high human development

4.0

.. High human development

11.1

.. Medium human development

40.5

.. Low human development

41.0

1 Norway

..

2 Australia

..

3 Switzerland

..

4 Netherlands

..

5 United States

3.3

6 Germany

..

7 New Zealand

..

8 Canada

..

9 Singapore

4.4

10 Denmark

..

11 Ireland

..

12 Sweden

..

13 Iceland

..

14 United Kingdom

..

15 Korea (Republic of)

..

15 Hong Kong, China (SAR)

..

17 Japan

..

18 Liechtenstein

..

19 Israel

..

20 France

..

21 Luxembourg

..

21 Belgium

..

21 Austria

..

24 Finland

..

25 Slovenia

..

26 Italy

..

27 Spain

..

28 Czech Republic

..

29 Greece

..

30 Brunei Darussalam

..

31 Qatar

..

32 Cyprus

..

33 Estonia

..

34 Saudi Arabia

..

35 Poland

..

35 Lithuania

..

37 Slovakia

..

37 Andorra

..

39 Malta

..

40 United Arab Emirates

..

41 Portugal

..

41 Chile

..

43 Hungary

..

44 Cuba

..

44 Bahrain

..

46 Kuwait

..

47 Croatia

..

48 Latvia

..

49 Argentina

8.2

50 Uruguay

14.7

51 Montenegro

7.0

51 Bahamas

..

53 Belarus

4.4

54 Romania

12.8

55 Libya

..

56 Oman

9.8

57 Russian Federation

..

58 Bulgaria

..

59 Barbados

..

60 Palau

..

61 Antigua and Barbuda

..

62 Malaysia

17.2

63 Mauritius

..

64 Trinidad and Tobago

..

65 Panama

19.1

65 Lebanon

..

67 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

15.6

68 Costa Rica

5.6

69 Turkey

12.3

70 Kazakhstan

16.8

71 Seychelles

..

71 Mexico

15.5

73 Sri Lanka

17.3

73 Saint Kitts and Nevis

..

75 Iran (Islamic Republic of)

..

76 Azerbaijan

25.1

77 Serbia

6.6

77 Jordan

8.0

79 Grenada

..

79 Georgia

11.3

79 Brazil

7.0

82 Peru

19.5

83 Ukraine

..

84 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

4.9

84 Belize

21.6

86 Bosnia and Herzegovina

10.4

87 Armenia

19.3

88 Fiji

..

89 Thailand

15.6

90 Tunisia

9.0

91 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

..

91 China

9.8

93 Dominica

..

93 Algeria

14.9

95 Albania

19.3

96 Jamaica

3.7

97 Saint Lucia

..

98 Ecuador

..

98 Colombia

13.2

100 Tonga

..

100 Suriname

10.7

102 Dominican Republic

9.8

103 Turkmenistan

18.8

103 Mongolia

15.9

103 Maldives

18.9

106 Samoa

..

107 Palestine, State of

..

108 Indonesia

35.6

109 Botswana

31.4

110 Egypt

28.9

111 Paraguay

17.5

112 Gabon

25.1

113 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

27.1

114 Moldova (Republic of)

10.3

115 El Salvador

19.2

116 Uzbekistan

19.0

117 Philippines

32.3

118 Syrian Arab Republic

27.5

118 South Africa

23.9

120 Iraq

26.4

121 Viet Nam

22.7

121 Guyana

18.2

123 Cape Verde

..

124 Micronesia (Federated States of)

..

125 Kyrgyzstan

17.5

125 Guatemala

48.0

127 Namibia

29.0

128 Timor-Leste

58.1

129 Morocco

14.9

129 Honduras

29.4

131 Vanuatu

..

132 Nicaragua

21.7

133 Tajikistan

39.2

133 Kiribati

..

135 India

48.0

136 Cambodia

39.9

136 Bhutan

33.5

138 Ghana

28.0

139 Lao People's Democratic Republic

47.7

140 Congo

30.0

141 Zambia

45.4

142 Sao Tome and Principe

29.3

142 Bangladesh

41.3

144 Equatorial Guinea

35.0

145 Nepal

40.5

146 Pakistan

43.7

147 Kenya

35.3

148 Swaziland

30.9

149 Angola

29.2

150 Myanmar

35.1

151 Rwanda

44.2

152 Nigeria

40.6

152 Cameroon

32.5

154 Yemen

57.7

155 Madagascar

50.1

156 Zimbabwe

32.0

157 Solomon Islands

32.8

157 Papua New Guinea

42.6

159 Tanzania (United Republic of)

42.0

159 Comoros

..

161 Mauritania

22.5

162 Lesotho

39.2

163 Senegal

26.5

164 Uganda

33.4

165 Benin

43.1

166 Togo

29.7

166 Sudan

35.0

168 Haiti

28.5

169 Afghanistan

59.3

170 Djibouti

30.8

171 Côte d'Ivoire

27.3

172 Gambia

24.4

173 Ethiopia

44.4

174 Malawi

47.1

175 Liberia

41.8

176 Mali

37.7

177 Guinea-Bissau

32.2

178 Mozambique

42.6

179 Guinea

40.0

180 Burundi

57.7

181 Burkina Faso

35.0

182 Eritrea

43.7

183 Sierra Leone

44.4

184 Chad

38.7

185 Central African Republic

41.0

186 Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

43.4

187 Niger

51.0

.. South Sudan

31.1

.. Tuvalu

10.0

.. Somalia

41.9

.. San Marino

..

.. Nauru

24.0

.. Monaco

..

.. Marshall Islands

..

.. Korea (Democratic People's Rep. of)

32.4


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