Area Database (v4.1)

Percentage of underweight 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
Bangladesh (Asia/Pacific)  
Total 56.8 55.5 54.2 52.9 51.6 50.3 49.0 47.8 46.5 45.2 43.9 42.6 41.7 40.8 39.9 38.9 38.0 37.1 36.2 35.0 33.8 32.6 30.6 28.5 26.5 24.4 22.4 20.4
Bagerhat, Khulna, Satkhira 62.2 59.7 57.3 54.8 52.4 49.9 47.5 45.0 42.6 40.1 37.7 35.2 34.8 34.4 34.0 33.5 33.1 32.7 32.3 29.7 27.0 24.4 23.3 22.2 21.2 20.1 19.0 17.9
Bandarban, Cox s Bazar 47.0 46.8 46.6 46.4 46.2 46.0 45.8 45.6 45.4 45.2 45.0 44.8 45.0 45.1 45.3 45.5 45.7 45.8 46.0 44.7 43.5 42.2 39.6 36.9 34.3 31.6 29.0 26.4
Barguna, Bhola, Patuakhali 52.9 52.5 52.2 51.8 51.5 51.1 50.8 50.4 50.1 49.7 49.4 49.0 48.2 47.4 46.6 45.8 45.0 44.2 43.4 43.4 43.4 43.4 39.7 36.0 32.4 28.7 25.0 21.3
Barisal, Jhalokati, Pirojpur 61.1 58.7 56.2 53.8 51.4 49.0 46.5 44.1 41.7 39.3 36.8 34.4 34.1 33.8 33.5 33.2 32.9 32.6 32.3 32.5 32.7 32.9 31.1 29.3 27.5 25.7 23.9 22.1
Bogra, Gaibandha, Jaypurhat 50.0 49.5 49.1 48.6 48.2 47.7 47.3 46.8 46.4 45.9 45.5 45.0 43.6 42.2 40.8 39.5 38.1 36.7 35.3 35.9 36.5 37.1 35.1 33.1 31.0 29.0 27.0 25.0
Brahmanbaria, Chandpur, Comilla 67.3 65.0 62.7 60.4 58.1 55.8 53.5 51.3 49.0 46.7 44.4 42.1 40.6 39.2 37.7 36.2 34.7 33.3 31.8 31.3 30.8 30.3 28.5 26.6 24.8 22.9 21.1 19.3
Chittagong 53.1 52.7 52.3 51.9 51.5 51.1 50.7 50.3 49.8 49.4 49.0 48.6 46.9 45.1 43.4 41.6 39.9 38.1 36.4 36.5 36.6 36.7 34.2 31.8 29.3 26.9 24.4 21.9
Chuadanga, Jhenaidah, Kushtia, Meherpur 47.4 45.9 44.4 42.9 41.4 39.9 38.4 36.9 35.4 33.9 32.4 30.9 30.7 30.5 30.3 30.0 29.8 29.6 29.4 29.1 28.7 28.4 26.5 24.6 22.8 20.9 19.0 17.1
Dhaka 38.0 37.7 37.5 37.2 37.0 36.7 36.5 36.2 36.0 35.7 35.5 35.2 33.5 31.8 30.1 28.5 26.8 25.1 23.4 22.4 21.4 20.4 20.0 19.6 19.3 18.9 18.5 18.1
Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Panchagarh, Thakurgaon 60.7 59.1 57.4 55.8 54.2 52.6 50.9 49.3 47.7 46.1 44.4 42.8 41.3 39.8 38.3 36.8 35.3 33.8 32.3 34.3 36.4 38.4 35.2 32.0 28.9 25.7 22.5 19.3
Faridpur, Manikganj, Rajbari 59.0 56.8 54.6 52.4 50.2 48.0 45.8 43.6 41.3 39.1 36.9 34.7 32.6 30.4 28.3 26.2 24.1 21.9 19.8 23.1 26.4 29.7 27.0 24.3 21.6 18.9 16.2 13.5
Feni, Lakshmipur, Noakhali 62.4 61.3 60.1 58.9 57.7 56.6 55.4 54.2 53.0 51.9 50.7 49.5 48.3 47.1 45.9 44.7 43.5 42.3 41.1 39.0 37.0 34.9 32.4 29.9 27.4 24.9 22.4 19.9
Gazipur, Narayanganj, Narsingdi 59.8 57.6 55.4 53.2 51.0 48.8 46.6 44.4 42.1 39.9 37.7 35.5 36.2 36.8 37.5 38.1 38.8 39.4 40.1 34.9 29.7 24.5 22.9 21.3 19.6 18.0 16.4 14.8
Gopalganj, Madaripur, Munshiganj, Shariatpur 53.4 51.4 49.5 47.5 45.6 43.6 41.7 39.7 37.8 35.8 33.9 31.9 32.2 32.4 32.7 32.9 33.2 33.4 33.7 29.2 24.7 20.2 20.1 20.0 19.9 19.8 19.7 19.6
Habiganj, Sunamganj 66.5 65.1 63.6 62.2 60.8 59.3 57.9 56.5 55.0 53.6 52.1 50.7 50.3 49.9 49.5 49.0 48.6 48.2 47.8 45.6 43.3 41.1 39.5 37.9 36.2 34.6 33.0 31.4
Jamalpur, Sherpur, Tangail 53.5 53.2 52.9 52.6 52.3 52.0 51.7 51.4 51.1 50.8 50.5 50.2 48.2 46.3 44.3 42.3 40.3 38.4 36.4 36.9 37.3 37.8 35.2 32.5 29.9 27.2 24.6 22.0
Jessore, Magura, Narail 49.4 47.8 46.1 44.5 42.9 41.3 39.6 38.0 36.4 34.8 33.1 31.5 31.0 30.5 30.0 29.6 29.1 28.6 28.1 26.5 24.9 23.3 22.0 20.8 19.5 18.3 17.0 15.7
Khagrachhari, Rangamati (Chattagram) 82.7 78.1 73.4 68.8 64.2 59.5 54.9 50.3 45.6 41.0 36.3 31.7 33.0 34.3 35.6 37.0 38.3 39.6 40.9 38.0 35.2 32.3 29.2 26.2 23.1 20.1 17.0 13.9
Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, Netrakona 54.2 54.4 54.5 54.6 54.7 54.9 55.0 55.1 55.2 55.4 55.5 55.6 54.3 53.1 51.8 50.5 49.2 48.0 46.7 43.6 40.6 37.5 34.9 32.3 29.8 27.2 24.6 22.0
Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur 61.7 60.0 58.3 56.6 54.9 53.2 51.5 49.9 48.2 46.5 44.8 43.1 42.2 41.3 40.4 39.5 38.6 37.7 36.8 35.3 33.7 32.2 29.6 27.0 24.5 21.9 19.3 16.7
Maulvibazar, Sylhet 62.2 60.7 59.1 57.5 55.9 54.4 52.8 51.2 49.6 48.1 46.5 44.9 44.6 44.3 44.0 43.7 43.4 43.1 42.8 41.5 40.1 38.8 37.2 35.7 34.1 32.6 31.0 29.4
Naogaon, Nawabganj, Rajshahi 46.4 46.1 45.8 45.5 45.2 44.9 44.6 44.4 44.1 43.8 43.5 43.2 42.3 41.5 40.6 39.8 38.9 38.1 37.2 38.2 39.2 40.2 36.7 33.2 29.6 26.1 22.6 19.1
Natore, Pabna, Sirajganj 54.8 53.3 51.8 50.3 48.8 47.3 45.8 44.3 42.7 41.2 39.7 38.2 38.0 37.7 37.5 37.2 37.0 36.7 36.5 34.6 32.6 30.7 28.9 27.1 25.4 23.6 21.8 20.0
Lighter numbers are estimates