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
Nigeria (Africa)  
Total 59.5 57.1 54.8 52.4 50.1 47.7 45.4 43.0 42.5 42.0 41.6 41.1 40.6 39.7 38.9 38.0 37.2 36.3 36.3 36.4 36.4 36.5 36.5 36.5 36.6
Abia 48.8 45.3 41.7 38.2 34.7 31.2 27.6 24.1 24.1 24.1 24.1 24.1 24.1 22.5 20.8 19.2 17.5 15.9 17.2 18.5 19.7 21.0 22.3 23.6 24.9
Abuja FCT 70.3 64.9 59.4 53.9 48.4 43.0 37.5 32.0 31.7 31.4 31.0 30.7 30.4 28.3 26.2 24.0 21.9 19.8 20.1 20.4 20.7 21.0 21.3 21.6 21.9
Adamawa 53.7 52.5 51.4 50.2 49.1 47.9 46.8 45.6 44.8 44.0 43.3 42.5 41.7 40.0 38.2 36.5 34.7 33.0 33.8 34.7 35.5 36.4 37.2 38.0 38.9
Akwa Ibom 74.2 66.7 59.1 51.5 43.9 36.4 28.8 21.2 22.8 24.3 25.9 27.4 29.0 27.6 26.3 24.9 23.6 22.2 21.7 21.2 20.7 20.2 19.7 19.2 18.7
Anambra 57.0 50.4 43.7 37.1 30.5 23.9 17.2 10.6 11.5 12.3 13.2 14.0 14.9 16.0 17.0 18.1 19.1 20.2 19.1 17.9 16.8 15.6 14.5 13.4 12.2
Bauchi 42.0 44.5 47.0 49.5 52.0 54.5 57.0 59.5 56.7 53.8 51.0 48.1 45.3 46.1 46.9 47.7 48.5 49.3 50.7 52.1 53.6 55.0 56.4 57.8 59.2
Bayelsa 15.0 17.3 19.7 22.0 24.4 26.7 29.1 31.4 30.9 30.4 29.9 29.4 28.9 27.3 25.7 24.1 22.5 20.9 22.0 23.2 24.3 25.5 26.6 27.7 28.9
Benue 61.3 56.9 52.5 48.1 43.7 39.3 34.9 30.5 31.6 32.6 33.7 34.7 35.8 33.1 30.3 27.6 24.8 22.1 21.7 21.2 20.8 20.3 19.9 19.5 19.0
Borno 85.8 78.5 71.1 63.7 56.3 49.0 41.6 34.2 37.4 40.5 43.7 46.8 50.0 44.6 39.2 33.9 28.5 23.1 27.6 32.0 36.5 40.9 45.4 49.9 54.3
Cross River 30.5 31.2 32.0 32.7 33.5 34.2 35.0 35.7 34.6 33.5 32.5 31.4 30.3 28.5 26.8 25.0 23.3 21.5 21.8 22.2 22.5 22.9 23.2 23.5 23.9
Delta 24.6 23.5 22.5 21.4 20.4 19.3 18.3 17.2 20.8 24.3 27.9 31.4 35.0 31.0 27.0 22.9 18.9 14.9 16.5 18.1 19.6 21.2 22.8 24.4 26.0
Ebonyi 32.1 32.0 31.9 31.8 31.7 31.6 31.5 31.4 31.6 31.8 31.9 32.1 32.3 28.9 25.6 22.2 18.9 15.5 17.2 19.0 20.7 22.5 24.2 25.9 27.7
Edo 73.0 66.9 60.9 54.8 48.8 42.7 36.7 30.6 32.6 34.7 36.7 38.8 40.8 35.9 31.0 26.0 21.1 16.2 16.0 15.8 15.7 15.5 15.3 15.1 14.9
Ekiti 99.9 92.7 85.4 78.2 68.1 58.1 48.0 37.9 37.3 36.6 36.0 35.3 34.7 31.4 28.1 24.9 21.6 18.3 18.6 18.9 19.2 19.5 19.8 20.1 20.4
Enugu 34.1 32.8 31.5 30.2 28.9 27.6 26.3 25.0 25.0 25.0 25.0 25.0 25.0 22.2 19.5 16.7 14.0 11.2 12.0 12.8 13.6 14.4 15.2 16.0 16.8
Gombe 97.6 90.5 83.5 76.4 69.4 62.3 55.3 48.2 49.0 49.8 50.6 51.4 52.2 51.2 50.3 49.3 48.4 47.4 48.0 48.6 49.3 49.9 50.5 51.1 51.7
Imo 54.9 50.0 45.2 40.3 35.5 30.6 25.8 20.9 21.5 22.0 22.6 23.1 23.7 22.1 20.6 19.0 17.5 15.9 16.0 16.1 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7
Jigawa 58.2 59.2 60.1 61.0 61.9 62.9 63.8 64.7 61.8 58.9 56.0 53.1 50.2 51.8 53.5 55.1 56.8 58.4 59.5 60.6 61.6 62.7 63.8 64.9 66.0
Kaduna 45.2 45.7 46.2 46.7 47.2 47.7 48.2 48.7 49.5 50.3 51.1 51.9 52.7 53.0 53.2 53.5 53.7 54.0 53.0 52.0 51.1 50.1 49.1 48.1 47.1
Kano 76.7 73.7 70.6 67.5 64.4 61.4 58.3 55.2 53.0 50.8 48.5 46.3 44.1 44.5 44.9 45.3 45.7 46.1 48.3 50.5 52.7 54.9 57.1 59.3 61.5
Katsina 68.4 67.9 67.4 66.9 66.4 65.9 65.4 64.9 63.5 62.2 60.8 59.5 58.1 58.0 57.9 57.7 57.6 57.5 58.1 58.6 59.2 59.7 60.3 60.9 61.4
Kebbi 90.4 87.6 84.8 82.0 79.2 76.4 73.6 70.8 67.6 64.5 61.3 58.2 55.0 56.1 57.3 58.4 59.6 60.7 61.9 63.1 64.3 65.5 66.7 67.9 69.1
Kogi 67.2 62.7 58.3 53.8 49.4 44.9 40.5 36.0 36.5 37.0 37.6 38.1 38.6 35.5 32.3 29.2 26.0 22.9 22.3 21.8 21.2 20.7 20.1 19.5 19.0
Kwara 99.9 91.6 83.4 75.1 62.7 50.3 37.9 25.5 30.6 35.6 40.7 45.7 50.8 46.2 41.7 37.1 32.6 28.0 28.6 29.3 29.9 30.6 31.2 31.8 32.5
Lagos 35.3 33.1 30.8 28.6 26.4 24.2 21.9 19.7 20.4 21.0 21.7 22.3 23.0 21.7 20.4 19.2 17.9 16.6 16.5 16.5 16.4 16.4 16.3 16.2 16.2
Nassarawa 99.9 99.9 100.0 100 86.4 72.8 59.2 45.6 45.2 44.8 44.3 43.9 43.5 41.7 39.8 38.0 36.1 34.3 33.7 33.1 32.5 31.9 31.3 30.7 30.1
Niger 99.9 92.1 84.4 76.6 66.5 56.5 46.4 36.3 37.5 38.7 39.8 41.0 42.2 40.4 38.5 36.7 34.8 33.0 32.0 31.0 30.1 29.1 28.1 27.1 26.1
Ogun 43.1 41.6 40.1 38.6 37.1 35.6 34.1 32.6 34.6 36.6 38.5 40.5 42.5 38.6 34.7 30.8 26.9 23.0 23.0 22.9 22.9 22.8 22.8 22.8 22.7
Ondo 78.1 72.0 66.0 59.9 53.9 47.8 41.8 35.7 34.8 33.9 33.1 32.2 31.3 29.6 27.9 26.1 24.4 22.7 22.1 21.5 21.0 20.4 19.8 19.2 18.6
Osun 44.9 43.8 42.8 41.7 40.7 39.6 38.6 37.5 36.4 35.4 34.3 33.3 32.2 29.7 27.3 24.8 22.4 19.9 20.3 20.7 21.2 21.6 22.0 22.4 22.8
Oyo 63.2 58.7 54.1 49.6 45.1 40.6 36.0 31.5 32.5 33.4 34.4 35.3 36.3 34.6 32.9 31.3 29.6 27.9 29.0 30.0 31.1 32.1 33.2 34.3 35.3
Plateau 94.9 87.0 79.0 71.1 63.2 55.3 47.3 39.4 43.8 48.2 52.7 57.1 61.5 56.3 51.1 45.8 40.6 35.4 37.3 39.2 41.2 43.1 45.0 46.9 48.8
Rivers 71.4 64.6 57.8 51.0 44.2 37.4 30.6 23.8 24.8 25.8 26.8 27.8 28.8 26.2 23.6 21.1 18.5 15.9 16.2 16.5 16.7 17.0 17.3 17.6 17.9
Sokoto 55.7 57.7 59.7 61.7 63.7 65.7 67.7 69.7 66.2 62.7 59.1 55.6 52.1 52.0 51.8 51.7 51.5 51.4 51.9 52.4 53.0 53.5 54.0 54.5 55.0
Taraba 60.2 57.4 54.6 51.8 49.0 46.2 43.4 40.6 41.0 41.3 41.7 42.0 42.4 42.5 42.6 42.6 42.7 42.8 42.4 42.0 41.5 41.1 40.7 40.3 39.9
Yobe 75.2 71.0 66.7 62.5 58.3 54.1 49.8 45.6 47.2 48.8 50.4 52.0 53.6 52.7 51.8 50.9 50.0 49.1 50.3 51.6 52.8 54.1 55.3 56.5 57.8
Zamfora 76.4 74.2 71.9 69.7 67.5 65.3 63.0 60.8 59.8 58.8 57.7 56.7 55.7 55.6 55.5 55.3 55.2 55.1 54.2 53.3 52.5 51.6 50.7 49.8 48.9
Lighter numbers are estimates