Child Growth Failure

Updated January 8, 2020

With this dynamic map visualization tool, explore local patterns in child stunting, wasting, and underweight across all low- and middle-income countries from 2000 to 2017. Observe trends at multiple spatial scales – from entire nations to individual villages or 5-by-5 kilometer areas. Examine change over time and rates of decline needed to achieve the WHO Global Nutrition Targets by 2025 for each form of child growth failure. Search for specific countries, districts, and local areas to view trends. Easily share maps with others.

Open data visual


Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Child Growth Failure. Seattle, WA: IHME, University of Washington, 2020. Available from (Accessed [INSERT DATE])

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