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
Cameroon (Africa)  
Total 19.1 18.6 18.2 17.7 17.3 16.8 16.4 15.9 15.5 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 14.5 14.0 13.4 12.9 12.3 11.8 11.2 10.6 10.1
Adamaoua 38.5 35.5 32.6 29.7 26.8 23.9 21.0 18.0 15.1 12.2 13.1 14.0 14.9 15.8 16.7 17.6 18.5 18.2 17.9 17.6 17.3 17.0 16.7 16.4 16.1 15.8
Centre (incl Yaounde) 14.9 13.7 12.4 11.2 9.97 8.73 7.50 6.27 5.03 3.80 3.96 4.11 4.27 4.43 4.59 4.74 4.90 4.86 4.81 4.77 4.73 4.69 4.64 4.60 4.56 4.51
Est 26.6 25.0 23.5 22.0 20.5 19.0 17.5 15.9 14.4 12.9 13.3 13.8 14.2 14.6 15.0 15.5 15.9 15.3 14.6 14.0 13.4 12.8 12.1 11.5 10.9 10.2
Extreme Nord 24.6 25.1 25.7 26.2 26.8 27.3 27.9 28.4 29.0 29.5 29.9 30.3 30.7 31.0 31.4 31.8 32.2 31.3 30.4 29.5 28.6 27.7 26.8 25.9 25.0 24.1
Littoral (incl Douala) 14.3 13.1 12.0 10.9 9.78 8.67 7.55 6.43 5.32 4.20 4.06 3.91 3.77 3.63 3.49 3.34 3.20 3.09 2.97 2.86 2.74 2.63 2.51 2.40 2.29 2.17
Nord 34.1 33.0 32.0 30.9 29.8 28.8 27.7 26.6 25.6 24.5 24.3 24.2 24.0 23.8 23.6 23.5 23.3 22.1 20.9 19.7 18.4 17.2 16.0 14.8 13.6 12.4
Nord Ouest 11.8 11.9 12.1 12.2 12.4 12.5 12.7 12.8 13.0 13.1 12.3 11.4 10.6 9.73 8.89 8.04 7.20 6.77 6.34 5.91 5.49 5.06 4.63 4.20 3.77 3.34
Ouest 3.90 4.23 4.57 4.90 5.23 5.57 5.90 6.23 6.57 6.90 6.59 6.27 5.96 5.64 5.33 5.01 4.70 4.66 4.61 4.57 4.53 4.49 4.44 4.40 4.36 4.31
Sud 21.2 20.3 19.3 18.4 17.5 16.5 15.6 14.7 13.7 12.8 12.5 12.3 12.0 11.8 11.5 11.3 11.0 10.2 9.31 8.47 7.63 6.79 5.94 5.10 4.26 3.41
Sud Ouest 6.75 7.23 7.72 8.20 8.68 9.17 9.65 10.1 10.6 11.1 10.6 10.1 9.60 9.10 8.60 8.10 7.60 7.19 6.77 6.36 5.94 5.53 5.11 4.70 4.29 3.87
Lighter numbers are estimates