China Hunger and malnutrition Stats


Children > Small children underweight 3.6% 2010 26th out of 27
Undernourished population 158 million 2012 2nd out of 93
Undernourished population > Percentage 11.4% 2012 60th out of 125
Undernourished population per million people 0.117 million 2012 54th out of 91
Underweight boys under 5 10% 2000 31st out of 44
Underweight girls under 5 11% 2000 30th out of 44

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables


Did you know

  • Think malnutrition and you probably think Africa. But half the world's undernourished are in China and India.

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