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
India (Asia/Pacific)  
Total 50.3 49.4 48.6 47.7 46.9 46.0 45.2 44.3 44.2 44.0 43.9 43.7 43.6 43.4 43.3 42.6 41.9 41.1 40.4 39.7 39.0 38.3 37.5 36.8 36.1 35.4 34.7 33.9
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 22.6 22.6 22.6 22.6 22.6 22.6 22.6
Andhra Pradesh 46.2 44.6 43.0 41.4 39.9 38.3 36.7 35.1 34.8 34.5 34.2 33.8 33.5 33.2 32.9 32.8 32.6 32.5 32.3 32.2 32.1 31.9 31.8 31.6 31.5 31.4 31.2 31.1
Arunachal Pradesh 35.3 33.5 31.6 29.8 28.0 26.2 24.3 22.5 24.2 25.8 27.5 29.1 30.8 32.4 34.1 32.7 31.4 30.0 28.6 27.3 25.9 24.5 23.1 21.8 20.4 19.0 17.7 16.3
Assam 46.5 45.2 44.0 42.7 41.5 40.2 39.0 37.7 37.6 37.6 37.5 37.4 37.3 37.3 37.2 36.5 35.8 35.2 34.5 33.8 33.1 32.4 31.8 31.1 30.4 29.7 29.0 28.4
Bihar 60.1 59.4 58.7 58.0 57.3 56.6 55.9 55.2 55.5 55.7 56.0 56.3 56.6 56.8 57.1 55.8 54.5 53.1 51.8 50.5 49.2 47.9 46.5 45.2 43.9 42.6 41.3 39.9
Chandigarth 24.9 24.9 24.9 24.9 24.9 24.9 24.9
Chhattisgarh 37.7 37.7 37.7 37.7 37.7 37.7 37.7
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 39.0 39.0 39.0 39.0 39.0 39.0 39.0
Daman and Diu 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.2
Goa 31.3 29.9 28.5 27.1 25.7 24.3 22.9 21.5 21.9 22.4 22.8 23.2 23.6 24.1 24.5 24.8 25.2 25.5 25.9 26.2 26.5 26.9 27.2 27.6 27.9 28.2 28.6 28.9
Gujarat 45.8 45.5 45.2 44.9 44.5 44.2 43.9 43.6 43.8 44.0 44.2 44.4 44.6 44.8 45.0 44.5 44.0 43.4 42.9 42.4 41.9 41.4 40.8 40.3 39.8 39.3 38.8 38.2
Haryana 33.9 33.6 33.4 33.1 32.9 32.6 32.4 32.1 33.2 34.3 35.4 36.6 37.7 38.8 39.9 39.0 38.1 37.2 36.3 35.5 34.6 33.7 32.8 31.9 31.0 30.1 29.2 28.3
Himachal Pradesh 41.6 41.2 40.7 40.3 39.8 39.4 38.9 38.5 38.2 37.8 37.5 37.2 36.9 36.5 36.2 34.8 33.3 31.9 30.4 29.0 27.5 26.1 24.6 23.2 21.7 20.3 18.8 17.4
Jammu and Kashmir 37.8 36.8 35.8 34.8 33.9 32.9 31.9 30.9 30.2 29.5 28.8 28.2 27.5 26.8 26.1 25.3 24.5 23.7 22.9 22.1 21.2 20.4 19.6 18.8 18.0 17.2 16.4 15.6
Jharkhand 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4
Karnataka 49.1 47.8 46.5 45.2 43.8 42.5 41.2 39.9 39.8 39.6 39.5 39.3 39.2 39.0 38.9 38.7 38.4 38.2 37.9 37.7 37.4 37.2 36.9 36.7 36.4 36.2 35.9 35.7
Kerala 23.2 23.1 22.9 22.8 22.6 22.5 22.3 22.2 22.4 22.6 22.8 22.9 23.1 23.3 23.5 22.9 22.3 21.8 21.2 20.6 20.0 19.4 18.9 18.3 17.7 17.1 16.5 16.0
Lakshadweep 23.8 23.8 23.8 23.8 23.8 23.8 23.8
Madhya Pradesh 58.6 57.9 57.2 56.5 55.8 55.1 54.4 53.7 54.3 54.8 55.4 55.9 56.5 57.0 57.6 56.2 54.7 53.3 51.8 50.4 48.9 47.5 46.0 44.6 43.1 41.7 40.2 38.8
Maharashtra 51.6 50.8 49.9 49.1 48.3 47.5 46.6 45.8 44.7 43.5 42.4 41.2 40.1 38.9 37.8 37.7 37.6 37.5 37.4 37.3 37.2 37.1 37.0 36.9 36.8 36.7 36.6 36.5
Manipur 24.4 23.8 23.3 22.7 22.1 21.5 21.0 20.4 20.7 21.0 21.3 21.5 21.8 22.1 22.4 21.5 20.6 19.8 18.9 18.0 17.1 16.2 15.4 14.5 13.6 12.7 11.8 11.0
Meghalaya 40.3 38.9 37.4 36.0 34.5 33.1 31.6 30.2 34.1 37.9 41.8 45.7 49.6 53.4 57.3 54.5 51.7 48.9 46.1 43.3 40.5 37.7 34.9 32.1 29.3 26.5 23.7 20.9
Mizoram 20.2 20.2 20.1 20.1 20.1 20.1 20.0 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.5 20.6 20.7 20.8 19.9 19.0 18.1 17.2 16.4 15.5 14.6 13.7 12.8 11.9 11.0 10.1 9.23
Nagaland 23.4 23.1 22.8 22.5 22.3 22.0 21.7 21.4 22.2 23.0 23.8 24.7 25.5 26.3 27.1 26.2 25.2 24.3 23.3 22.4 21.5 20.5 19.6 18.6 17.7 16.8 15.8 14.9
New Delhi 37.2 36.4 35.7 34.9 34.2 33.4 32.7 31.9 31.3 30.8 30.2 29.6 29.0 28.5 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9
Orissa 51.2 51.2 51.2 51.2 51.2 51.2 51.2 51.2 49.8 48.4 47.0 45.5 44.1 42.7 41.3 40.6 39.9 39.2 38.5 37.9 37.2 36.5 35.8 35.1 34.4 33.7 33.0 32.3
Puducherry 24.3 24.3 24.3 24.3 24.3 24.3 24.3
Punjab 41.1 39.0 36.9 34.8 32.6 30.5 28.4 26.3 26.1 26.0 25.8 25.6 25.4 25.3 25.1 24.8 24.6 24.3 24.0 23.8 23.5 23.2 22.9 22.7 22.4 22.1 21.9 21.6
Rajasthan 42.5 43.3 44.2 45.0 45.9 46.7 47.6 48.4 47.4 46.5 45.5 44.6 43.6 42.7 41.7 41.2 40.7 40.3 39.8 39.3 38.8 38.3 37.9 37.4 36.9 36.4 35.9 35.5
Sikkim 16.3 16.6 17.0 17.3 17.6 18.0 18.3 18.7 19.0 19.4 19.7 19.2 18.6 18.1 17.5 17.0 16.4 15.9 15.3 14.8 14.2 13.7 13.1 12.6
Tamil Nadu 43.1 41.4 39.8 38.1 36.5 34.8 33.2 31.5 31.5 31.4 31.4 31.3 31.3 31.2 31.2 30.6 30.0 29.4 28.8 28.2 27.6 27.0 26.4 25.8 25.2 24.6 24.0 23.4
Telangana 27.6 27.6 27.6 27.6 27.6 27.6 27.6
Tripura 43.8 43.4 43.0 42.6 42.1 41.7 41.3 40.9 40.8 40.8 40.7 40.7 40.6 40.6 40.5 39.0 37.4 35.9 34.3 32.8 31.3 29.7 28.2 26.6 25.1 23.6 22.0 20.5
Uttar Pradesh 55.2 54.3 53.3 52.4 51.5 50.6 49.6 48.7 47.9 47.2 46.4 45.7 44.9 44.2 43.4 43.0 42.6 42.2 41.8 41.5 41.1 40.7 40.3 39.9 39.5 39.1 38.7 38.3
Uttaranchal 28.2 28.2 28.2 28.2 28.2 28.2 28.2
West Bengal 53.6 52.5 51.5 50.4 49.4 48.3 47.3 46.2 45.2 44.2 43.2 42.1 41.1 40.1 39.1 38.3 37.5 36.7 35.9 35.1 34.2 33.4 32.6 31.8 31.0 30.2 29.4 28.6
Lighter numbers are estimates