Area Database (v4.1)

Percentage of stunted children

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Malawi (Africa)  
Total 55.4 55.3 55.1 55.0 54.9 54.7 54.6 54.4 54.3 53.8 53.3 52.7 52.2 51.4 50.5 49.7 48.9 48.0 47.2 45.5 43.8 42.1 40.3 38.6 36.9 36.6 36.3 36.0 35.7
Blantyre 47.8 47.5 47.2 46.9 46.7 46.4 46.1 45.8 45.5 46.4 47.3 48.1 49.0 47.5 46.1 44.6 43.1 41.7 40.2 39.0 37.8 36.6 35.4 34.2 33.0 32.9 32.8 32.6 32.5
Kasungu 57.5 56.8 56.1 55.4 54.7 53.9 53.2 52.5 51.8 53.3 54.9 56.4 57.9 56.5 55.0 53.6 52.1 50.7 49.2 47.0 44.8 42.6 40.3 38.1 35.9 36.1 36.2 36.4 36.5
Lilongwe 54.9 55.4 55.8 56.3 56.7 57.2 57.6 58.1 58.5 57.4 56.2 55.1 53.9 52.4 50.8 49.3 47.7 46.2 44.6 43.2 41.7 40.3 38.8 37.4 35.9 36.4 36.8 37.3 37.7
Machinga 49.9 50.0 50.1 50.2 50.4 50.5 50.6 50.7 50.8 50.3 49.9 49.4 48.9 49.1 49.3 49.5 49.7 49.9 50.1 48.2 46.2 44.3 42.4 40.4 38.5 38.7 38.9 39.1 39.3
Mangochi 55.0 54.8 54.7 54.5 54.4 54.2 54.0 53.9 53.7 53.3 52.9 52.4 52.0 51.4 50.9 50.3 49.7 49.2 48.6 47.9 47.3 46.6 45.9 45.3 44.6 44.1 43.5 43.0 42.4
Mulanje 59.3 58.7 58.1 57.5 56.9 56.3 55.7 55.1 54.5 54.4 54.3 54.2 54.1 53.8 53.4 53.1 52.7 52.4 52.0 49.5 46.9 44.4 41.8 39.3 36.7 36.1 35.5 34.8 34.2
Mzimba 52.2 52.0 51.8 51.5 51.3 51.1 50.9 50.6 50.4 50.4 50.4 50.4 50.4 50.0 49.6 49.2 48.7 48.3 47.9 46.6 45.3 44.0 42.6 41.3 40.0 37.5 35.0 32.4 29.9
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 58.2 58.7 59.1 59.6 60.0 60.5 60.9 61.4 61.8 60.7 59.7 58.6 57.5 56.1 54.6 53.2 51.8 50.3 48.9 47.5 46.1 44.7 43.2 41.8 40.4 40.1 39.7 39.4 39.0
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 48.4 47.7 46.9 46.2 45.5 44.7 44.0 43.2 42.5 42.3 42.2 42.0 41.8 42.1 42.4 42.8 43.1 43.4 43.7 41.5 39.3 37.2 35.0 32.8 30.6 29.9 29.2 28.4 27.7
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 59.0 58.2 57.4 56.5 55.7 54.9 54.1 53.2 52.4 52.1 51.7 51.4 51.0 50.6 50.2 49.8 49.3 48.9 48.5 46.0 43.5 41.0 38.5 36.0 33.5 32.9 32.4 31.8 31.2
Salima 57.2 57.6 58.1 58.5 58.9 59.3 59.8 60.2 60.6 59.2 57.8 56.3 54.9 52.6 50.2 47.9 45.5 43.2 40.8 40.1 39.5 38.8 38.1 37.5 36.8 34.6 32.4 30.1 27.9
Thyolo 57.8 56.8 55.8 54.8 53.8 52.7 51.7 50.7 49.7 50.5 51.3 52.1 52.9 52.3 51.6 51.0 50.3 49.7 49.0 46.6 44.1 41.7 39.3 36.8 34.4 35.8 37.2 38.6 40.0
Zomba 55.7 55.3 54.9 54.5 54.1 53.7 53.3 52.9 52.5 50.9 49.3 47.6 46.0 46.2 46.4 46.7 46.9 47.1 47.3 45.2 43.0 40.9 38.8 36.6 34.5 34.4 34.2 34.1 33.9
Lighter numbers are estimates