Pakistan: Prevalence of anemia among children

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 Pakistan

Anemia, percent of children ages 6-59 months

 Latest value 53
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 58.18
 Min - Max 53 - 61.7
 Source The World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Pakistan from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Pakistan during that period was 58.18 percent with a minimum of 53 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 61.7 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2019 is 53 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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Pakistan - Prevalence of anemia among children - recent values

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Pakistan - 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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 Health spending per capita 38.18 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 2.95 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 66.10 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 68.62 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 63.79 2021 years
 Birth rate 27.52 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 7.17 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 3.47 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.20 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 258.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 30.80 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 53.00 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 18.50 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 46.9 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 56.8 2022 percent
 Suicides 8.90 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 85 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 85 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 82 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 13.00 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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