Overweight children (moderate or severe) (% under age 5)

Overweight children (moderate or severe) (% under age 5)

Percentage of children ages 0−59 months who are more than two standard deviations above the median weight-for-height of the 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

7.5

.. High human development

7.3

.. Medium human development

5.3

.. Low human development

6.0

1 Norway

..

2 Australia

..

3 Switzerland

..

4 Netherlands

..

5 United States

8.0

6 Germany

3.5

7 New Zealand

..

8 Canada

..

9 Singapore

2.6

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

4.4

29 Greece

..

30 Brunei Darussalam

..

31 Qatar

..

32 Cyprus

..

33 Estonia

..

34 Saudi Arabia

6.1

35 Poland

..

35 Lithuania

..

37 Slovakia

..

37 Andorra

..

39 Malta

..

40 United Arab Emirates

..

41 Portugal

..

41 Chile

9.5

43 Hungary

..

44 Cuba

..

44 Bahrain

..

46 Kuwait

9.0

47 Croatia

..

48 Latvia

..

49 Argentina

9.9

50 Uruguay

9.4

51 Montenegro

15.6

51 Bahamas

..

53 Belarus

9.7

54 Romania

8.3

55 Libya

22.4

56 Oman

1.7

57 Russian Federation

..

58 Bulgaria

13.6

59 Barbados

..

60 Palau

..

61 Antigua and Barbuda

..

62 Malaysia

..

63 Mauritius

..

64 Trinidad and Tobago

4.9

65 Panama

..

65 Lebanon

16.7

67 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

6.4

68 Costa Rica

8.1

69 Turkey

..

70 Kazakhstan

16.9

71 Seychelles

..

71 Mexico

7.6

73 Sri Lanka

0.8

73 Saint Kitts and Nevis

..

75 Iran (Islamic Republic of)

..

76 Azerbaijan

13.9

77 Serbia

15.6

77 Jordan

6.6

79 Grenada

..

79 Georgia

19.9

79 Brazil

7.3

82 Peru

..

83 Ukraine

..

84 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

16.2

84 Belize

13.7

86 Bosnia and Herzegovina

25.6

87 Armenia

16.8

88 Fiji

..

89 Thailand

8.0

90 Tunisia

8.8

91 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

..

91 China

6.6

93 Dominica

..

93 Algeria

12.9

95 Albania

23.4

96 Jamaica

..

97 Saint Lucia

..

98 Ecuador

5.1

98 Colombia

4.8

100 Tonga

..

100 Suriname

4.0

102 Dominican Republic

8.3

103 Turkmenistan

..

103 Mongolia

14.2

103 Maldives

6.5

106 Samoa

..

107 Palestine, State of

..

108 Indonesia

14.0

109 Botswana

11.2

110 Egypt

20.5

111 Paraguay

7.1

112 Gabon

5.6

113 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

8.5

114 Moldova (Republic of)

9.1

115 El Salvador

5.7

116 Uzbekistan

12.8

117 Philippines

3.3

118 Syrian Arab Republic

17.9

118 South Africa

..

120 Iraq

15.0

121 Viet Nam

..

121 Guyana

6.2

123 Cape Verde

..

124 Micronesia (Federated States of)

..

125 Kyrgyzstan

10.7

125 Guatemala

4.9

127 Namibia

4.6

128 Timor-Leste

5.8

129 Morocco

10.7

129 Honduras

5.8

131 Vanuatu

4.7

132 Nicaragua

6.2

133 Tajikistan

..

133 Kiribati

..

135 India

1.9

136 Cambodia

1.6

136 Bhutan

7.6

138 Ghana

5.9

139 Lao People's Democratic Republic

1.3

140 Congo

8.5

141 Zambia

8.4

142 Sao Tome and Principe

11.6

142 Bangladesh

1.5

144 Equatorial Guinea

8.3

145 Nepal

1.4

146 Pakistan

6.4

147 Kenya

4.7

148 Swaziland

10.8

149 Angola

..

150 Myanmar

2.6

151 Rwanda

6.7

152 Nigeria

10.5

152 Cameroon

6.2

154 Yemen

5.0

155 Madagascar

..

156 Zimbabwe

5.5

157 Solomon Islands

2.5

157 Papua New Guinea

3.4

159 Tanzania (United Republic of)

5.5

159 Comoros

21.5

161 Mauritania

..

162 Lesotho

7.2

163 Senegal

2.5

164 Uganda

3.4

165 Benin

11.4

166 Togo

1.6

166 Sudan

..

168 Haiti

3.9

169 Afghanistan

4.6

170 Djibouti

10.2

171 Côte d'Ivoire

..

172 Gambia

1.8

173 Ethiopia

1.7

174 Malawi

9.2

175 Liberia

3.9

176 Mali

..

177 Guinea-Bissau

3.2

178 Mozambique

7.4

179 Guinea

..

180 Burundi

2.7

181 Burkina Faso

..

182 Eritrea

1.6

183 Sierra Leone

10.1

184 Chad

2.8

185 Central African Republic

1.8

186 Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

..

187 Niger

3.5

.. South Sudan

..

.. Tuvalu

6.3

.. Somalia

4.7

.. San Marino

..

.. Nauru

2.6

.. Monaco

..

.. Marshall Islands

..

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

..


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