MDG Goals and Targets


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Prevalence of underweight children under five years of age (%) - 2006
Prevalence of child malnutrition is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for age is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. The data are based on the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.
Note: Official MDG indicator related to Target 1.C: Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger.
Source: World Bank - Millennium Development Goals Indicators

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Country Value
Algeria 4
Bahrain 9
Comoros 25
Djibouti 29
Egypt 6
Iraq 8
Jordan 4
Kuwait 10
Lebanon 4
Libya 5
Mauritania 32
Morocco 10
Oman 18
Occupied Palestinian Territories 3
Qatar 6
Saudi Arabia 14
Somalia 36
Sudan 41
Syria 10
Tunisia 4
United Arab Emirates 14
Yemen 46


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