Swaziland: Prevalence of anemia among children

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 Swaziland

Anemia, percent of children ages 6-59 months

 Latest value 42.70
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 44.30
 Min - Max 41.90 - 46.20
 Source The World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Swaziland from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Swaziland during that period was 44.3 percent with a minimum of 41.9 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 46.2 percent in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 42.7 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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Swaziland - Prevalence of anemia among children - Recent values chart

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Swaziland - 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 6.51 2020 percent
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 Life expectancy, female 61.25 2021 years
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 Birth rate 24.13 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 11.36 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 2.84 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 27.90 2021 percent
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 Diabetes prevalence 4.60 2021 percent
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 Access to drinking water, urban 77.5 2022 percent
 Suicides 29.40 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 97 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 97 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 83 2022 percent
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