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Headline data

Data source: Robert Koch Institute

Geographic coverage: Germany

Unit of measurement: Percentage

Note: Data for KiGGS Wave 2 (2014 to 2017) are only available for 3- and 4-year-olds.

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodical explanations for the indicator - the so-called global metadata.

Here, national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata are presented. Please find further methodical and country-specific information in the related national metadata.

Time series available
  • Overweight
  • Wasting
Comparability with the global metadata

The time series is partly compliant with the global metadata.

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This tab provides relevant information on the SDG indicators - such as the political target, the primary responsible organisation (custodian agency) and a link to the global metadata. The global metadata is provided by the Uited Nations Statistics Division.

Target

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 malnutrition (weight for height >+2 or <-2 standard deviation from the median of the WHO Child Growth Standards) among children under 5 years of age, by type (wasting and overweight)

Tier category

Tier I

Custodian agency

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

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