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Indicator 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

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Source: Robert Koch Institute (RKI)

Geographical Area: Germany

Unit of measurement: Percentage (%)

Comment:

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

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Stunting among children under the age of 5 years

Comparability with global metadata

The time series is compliant with the global metadata.

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Target name

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

Indicator name

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

Designated tier

Tier I

Custodian agency

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
World Health Organization (WHO)

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