Zambia: Prevalence of anemia among children

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 Zambia

Anemia, percent of children ages 6-59 months

 Latest value 55.10
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 57.03
 Min - Max 53.90 - 65.60
 Source The World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Zambia from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Zambia during that period was 57.03 percent with a minimum of 53.9 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 65.6 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2019 is 55.1 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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Zambia - 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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 Birth rate 34.51 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 6.97 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 4.31 2021 births per woman
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 Suicides 7.30 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 82 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 82 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 90 2022 percent
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