Peru: Prevalence of anemia among children

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 Peru

Anemia, percent of children ages 6-59 months

 Latest value 29.6
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 38.92
 Min - Max 29.6 - 44.4
 Source The World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Peru during that period was 38.92 percent with a minimum of 29.6 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 44.4 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2019 is 29.6 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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Peru - Prevalence of anemia among children - recent values

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Peru - 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 as percent of GDP 6.30 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 72.38 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 74.75 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 70.12 2021 years
 Birth rate 17.62 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 7.99 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 2.19 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.40 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 151.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 4.80 2021 percent
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 Access to drinking water, rural 23.0 2022 percent
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 Suicides 2.80 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 82 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 82 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 74 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 13.60 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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