Indicator Information


Indicators 2.2.1: Prevalence of stunting (height for age <-2 standard deviation from the median of the World Health Organization (WHO) Child Growth Standards) among children under 5 years of age


Goal Type SDG
Goal 2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Targets 2.2 - By 2030 end all forms of malnutrition, including achieving by 2025 the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under 5 years of age, and address the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women, and older persons
Indicators 2.2.1 : Prevalence of stunting (height for age <-2 standard deviation from the median of the World Health Organization (WHO) Child Growth Standards) among children under 5 years of age
DATA SOURCE (1) CMNS/MICS, BBS, SID (2) BDHS, NIPORT, MoHFW (3) CMNS, BBS, SID (4) Projection, BBS, SID
Unit %
Data Frequency Triennial (2014, 2017, 2020, 2023)
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Time Period Total/Disaggregation Targets Status ( % )
2014 Total 36.1000
2020(Target) Total 25.00
2025(Target) Total 16.00
2030(Target) Total 12.00
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