Dominica: Prevalence of anemia among children

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Dominica

Anemia, percent of children ages 6-59 months

 Latest value 29.80
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 27.89
 Min - Max 26.30 - 29.80
 Source The World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominica from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Dominica during that period was 27.89 percent with a minimum of 26.3 percent in 2003 and a maximum of 29.8 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 29.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 184 countries is 33.56 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Dominica - Prevalence of anemia among children - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Dominica - Prevalence of anemia among children - historical chart - 2000-2019




Definition: Prevalence of anemia, children ages 6-59 months, is the percentage of children ages 6-59 months whose hemoglobin level is less than 110 grams per liter, adjusted for altitude.

Selected articles from our guide:

What factors determine the exchange rates

International lending and sovereign debt

Are trade deficits bad for the economy?

The unholy trinity of international finance

Most commonly used measures of corruption

All articles



 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Health spending per capita 426.66 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 5.65 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 72.81 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 76.30 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 69.73 2021 years
 Birth rate 13.33 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 8.99 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 1.60 2021 births per woman
 Tuberculosis 16.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 11.70 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 29.80 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 6.70 2021 percent
 DPT immunization rate 92 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 92 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 83 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 10.90 2016 deaths per 100,000 people
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK