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Percentage of underweight children

1991 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
Malawi (Africa)
Total 24.9 24.5 24.1 23.7 23.3 23.0 22.6 22.2 21.8 21.4 20.7 19.9 19.2 18.4 17.6 16.8 16.0 15.1 14.3 13.5 13.2 12.8 12.5 12.1 11.8 11.4 11.1 10.7
Urban 14.7 14.4 14.2 13.9 13.7 13.4 13.2 12.9 12.7 12.4 12.4 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.3 12.1 12.0 11.8 11.6 11.4 10.8 10.2 9.55 8.93 8.32 7.70 7.08 6.47
Rural 26.1 25.7 25.3 25.0 24.6 24.2 23.8 23.5 23.1 22.7 21.8 21.0 20.1 19.2 18.3 17.4 16.5 15.6 14.7 13.8 13.5 13.2 12.9 12.6 12.3 12.0 11.7 11.4
Poor 25.3 24.9 24.5 24.1 23.7 23.4 23.0 22.6 22.2 21.8 21.0 20.3 19.5 18.7 17.9 17.1 16.3 15.5 14.7 13.9 13.6 13.3 13.0 12.6 12.3 12.0 11.7 11.4
Nonpoor 4.35 4.30 4.25 4.20 4.15 4.10 4.05 4.00 3.95 3.90 4.50 5.10 5.70 6.30 5.90 5.50 5.10 4.70 4.30 3.90 3.88 3.87 3.85 3.83 3.82 3.80 3.78 3.77
Lowest 25% 31.5 31.0 30.5 30.1 29.6 29.2 28.7 28.2 27.8 27.3 26.9 26.4 26.0 25.5 24.0 22.5 21.0 19.5 18.0 16.5 16.2 15.9 15.6 15.2 14.9 14.6 14.3 14.0
Second 25% 28.8 28.0 27.2 26.4 25.6 24.8 24.0 23.2 22.4 21.6 21.2 20.7 20.3 19.8 18.8 17.8 16.9 15.9 14.9 13.9 13.6 13.3 13.1 12.8 12.5 12.2 11.9 11.6
Third 25% 23.6 23.4 23.2 23.0 22.7 22.5 22.3 22.1 21.8 21.6 20.5 19.4 18.3 17.2 16.7 16.3 15.8 15.3 14.9 14.4 13.7 13.0 12.4 11.7 11.0 10.3 9.62 8.93
Highest 25% 16.8 16.5 16.2 16.0 15.7 15.4 15.1 14.9 14.6 14.3 13.5 12.7 11.8 11.0 10.7 10.4 10.1 9.80 9.50 9.20 8.92 8.63 8.35 8.07 7.78 7.50 7.22 6.93
Blantyre 22.5 21.6 20.7 19.8 18.9 18.0 17.0 16.1 15.2 14.3 14.5 14.8 15.0 15.2 14.9 14.7 14.4 14.1 13.9 13.6 12.7 11.8 10.9 10.0 9.10 8.20 7.30 6.40
Kasungu 18.6 18.2 17.8 17.4 16.9 16.5 16.1 15.7 15.2 14.8 15.7 16.6 17.5 18.4 17.4 16.4 15.4 14.3 13.3 12.3 11.4 10.4 9.45 8.50 7.55 6.60 5.65 4.70
Lilongwe 17.0 17.6 18.2 18.8 19.4 20.0 20.5 21.1 21.7 22.3 21.7 21.1 20.5 19.9 18.8 17.7 16.6 15.4 14.3 13.2 12.5 11.8 11.1 10.4 9.70 9.00 8.30 7.60
Machinga 27.8 27.0 26.2 25.4 24.6 23.9 23.1 22.3 21.5 20.7 19.8 18.9 17.9 17.0 16.1 15.2 14.3 13.3 12.4 11.5 12.0 12.5 13.1 13.6 14.1 14.6 15.1 15.6
Mangochi 18.7 19.4 20.1 20.8 21.5 22.2 22.8 23.5 24.2 24.9 23.5 22.0 20.6 19.1 18.4 17.8 17.1 16.4 15.8 15.1 14.6 14.0 13.5 13.0 12.4 11.9 11.4 10.8
Mulanje 30.3 29.5 28.7 28.0 27.2 26.5 25.7 24.9 24.2 23.4 22.9 22.4 21.8 21.3 20.0 18.6 17.3 16.0 14.6 13.3 13.8 14.2 14.7 15.2 15.6 16.1 16.6 17.0
Mzimba 19.3 18.8 18.4 17.9 17.5 17.0 16.6 16.1 15.7 15.2 14.8 14.5 14.1 13.7 13.2 12.7 12.2 11.6 11.1 10.6 10.6 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.9
Other central (Nkhota Kota, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Dedza, Ntcheu) 27.1 26.9 26.7 26.6 26.4 26.2 26.0 25.9 25.7 25.5 23.5 21.5 19.4 17.4 17.0 16.5 16.1 15.7 15.2 14.8 14.4 14.0 13.6 13.1 12.7 12.3 11.9 11.5
Other northern (Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay) 16.7 16.5 16.4 16.2 16.1 15.9 15.8 15.6 15.5 15.3 14.9 14.6 14.2 13.8 13.5 13.2 13.0 12.7 12.4 12.1 11.8 11.5 11.2 10.8 10.5 10.2 9.88 9.57
Other southern (Balaka, Mwanza, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Chikwawa, Nsanje, neno) 38.1 36.2 34.3 32.4 30.5 28.7 26.8 24.9 23.0 21.1 21.5 22.0 22.4 22.8 21.0 19.2 17.5 15.7 13.9 12.1 12.3 12.5 12.7 12.8 13.0 13.2 13.4 13.6
Salima 22.3 22.7 23.1 23.5 23.9 24.3 24.6 25.0 25.4 25.8 24.2 22.6 21.0 19.4 18.9 18.3 17.8 17.2 16.7 16.1 15.6 15.2 14.7 14.2 13.8 13.3 12.8 12.4
Thyolo 27.8 27.1 26.4 25.8 25.1 24.5 23.8 23.1 22.5 21.8 21.0 20.2 19.4 18.6 19.0 19.4 19.8 20.2 20.6 21.0 19.7 18.4 17.2 15.9 14.6 13.3 12.0 10.7
Zomba 15.9 16.7 17.5 18.3 19.0 19.8 20.6 21.4 22.1 22.9 21.9 20.9 19.8 18.8 17.2 15.6 14.0 12.4 10.8 9.20 9.45 9.70 9.95 10.2 10.5 10.7 11.0 11.2