Description

Prevalence of Stunting (low height-for-age) in children under 5 years of age. ( BAA )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 02.2 By 2030, end all forms of malnutrition, including achieving, by 2025, the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under 5 years of age, and address the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women and older persons.

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Data

MICS, DHS and other national household surveys

UNICEF, WHO, World Bank Joint dataset
(145 countries)


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Sources

The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.