Namibia: Prevalence of anemia among children

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 Namibia

Anemia, percent of children ages 6-59 months

 Latest value 46.10
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 47.04
 Min - Max 45.60 - 48.70
 Source The World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Namibia during that period was 47.04 percent with a minimum of 45.6 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 48.7 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2019 is 46.1 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.
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Namibia - Prevalence of anemia among children - Recent values chart

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Namibia - 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.


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 Measles immunization rate 91 2022 percent
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