Table 1 Countries with the earliest, latest, and predicted burden of malnutrition among women 15–49 years of age in low- and middle-income countries.

From: Double burden of malnutrition among women of reproductive age in 55 low- and middle-income countries: progress achieved and opportunities for meeting the global target

Country Earliest survey Latest survey Earliest status Latest status Predicted status at 2030
% Underweight % Overweight Mode of burden % Underweight % Overweight Mode of burden % Underweight % Overweight Mode of burden
Albania 2009 2018 3.2 39.3 Overweight 4.5 45.2 Overweight 8.0 52.9 Overweight
Armenia 2000 2016 3.5 41.5 Overweight 3.6 45.0 Overweight 4.5 48.6 Overweight
Bangladesh 1997 2014 52.0 2.8 Underweight 18.6 23.8 Overweight 5.3 73.7 Overweight
Benin 1996 2018 15.0 9.4 Not burden 11.1 25.8 Overweight 6.7 44.7 Overweight
Bolivia 1994 2008 2.4 33.5 Overweight 2.0 49.7 Overweight 3.7 69.2 Overweight
Burkina Faso 1993 2010 15.1 7.1 Not burden 15.7 11.2 Not burden 21.9 21.2 DBM
Burundi 2010 2017 16.0 7.5 Not burden 19.0 7.8 Not burden 29.2 11.0 Underweight
Cambodia 2000 2014 20.7 6.4 Underweight 14.0 18.0 Not burden 11.0 41.5 Overweight
Cameroon 1998 2011 7.9 20.6 Overweight 6.9 32.2 Overweight 6.8 54.1 Overweight
Chad 1997 2015 21.1 5.2 Underweight 19.2 11.5 Not burden 19.5 22.1 Overweight
Colombia 1995 2010 3.8 40.4 Overweight 4.8 46.3 Overweight 9.8 51.9 Overweight
Comoros 1996 2012 10.3 19.2 Not burden 7.0 36.3 Overweight 5.5 59.0 Overweight
Republic of the Congo 2005 2012 13.2 25.6 Overweight 14.3 26.2 Overweight 22.0 31.7 DBM
DRC 2007 2014 18.5 11.3 Not burden 14.4 16.0 Not burden 12.2 34.1 Overweight
Cote d’Ivoire 1994 2012 8.0 13.7 Not burden 7.7 25.6 Overweight 8.2 42.8 Overweight
Dominican Republic 1991 2013 8.8 26.3 Overweight 7.3 50.5 Overweight 6.8 67.6 Overweight
Egypt 1992 2014 1.6 57.5 Overweight 0.2 84.6 Overweight 0.1 94.7 Overweight
Ethiopia 2000 2016 30.2 3.3 Underweight 22.5 7.6 Underweight 18.9 15.2 Not burden
Gabon 2000 2012 6.6 29.5 Overweight 7.2 44.1 Overweight 10.7 65.1 Overweight
Ghana 1993 2014 12.1 12.9 Not burden 6.2 40.1 Overweight 4.0 68.4 Overweight
Guatemala 1995 2015 3.7 34.5 Overweight 2.9 51.9 Overweight 3.0 63.5 Overweight
Guinea 1999 2012 11.8 12.2 Not burden 12.2 19.2 Not burden 15.2 34.1 Overweight
Haiti 1995 2017 18.7 11.9 Not burden 10.7 31.7 Overweight 9.1 44.5 Overweight
Honduras 2006 2012 4.0 46.6 Overweight 4.9 51.3 Overweight 13.5 61.1 Overweight
India 1999 2016 36.3 10.7 Underweight 22.9 20.7 DBM 16.4 32.9 Overweight
Jordan 1997 2018 2.3 61.9 Overweight 1.3 69.4 Overweight 0.9 75.0 Overweight
Kazakhstan 1995 1999 7.9 38.6 Overweight 7.4 32.6 Overweight 18.6 21.0 Overweight
Kenya 1993 2014 10.0 14.3 Not burden 8.9 32.8 Overweight 10.6 52.1 Overweight
Kyrgyz Republic 1997 2012 6.9 27.8 Overweight 7.3 35.7 Overweight 9.2 47.4 Overweight
Lesotho 2004 2014 5.7 42.4 Overweight 4.3 44.6 Overweight 4.0 48.3 Overweight
Liberia 2007 2013 10.0 20.5 Overweight 7.4 26.4 Overweight 5.5 46.9 Overweight
Madagascar 1997 2009 20.6 3.7 Underweight 26.7 6.3 Underweight 36.8 20.9 DBM
Malawi 1992 2016 9.7 8.9 Not burden 7.2 20.7 Overweight 6.7 31.7 Overweight
Maldives 2009 2017 7.5 45.5 Overweight 10.7 49.3 Not burden 21.5 54.5 DBM
Mali 1996 2013 16.2 8.6 Not burden 11.6 18.0 Not burden 9.3 37.9 Overweight
Morocco 1992 2004 3.9 32.9 Overweight 7.3 36.7 Overweight 29.0 44.5 DBM
Mozambique 1997 2011 10.9 9.5 Not burden 8.6 16.4 Not burden 7.4 34.2 Overweight
Namibia 1992 2013 13.7 21.3 Overweight 13.9 31.6 Overweight 16.1 41.6 Overweight
Nepal 1996 2016 28.3 1.7 Underweight 17.3 22.2 Overweight 11.5 64.5 Overweight
Nicaragua 1998 2001 4.4 42.5 Overweight 3.5 48.2 Overweight 8.4 72.5 Overweight
Niger 1992 2012 19.4 7.8 Not burden 15.5 17.8 Not burden 14.2 34.3 Overweight
Nigeria 2003 2013 15.2 20.6 Overweight 11.4 24.7 Overweight 8.6 33.8 Overweight
Pakistan 2013 2018 13.9 40.2 Overweight 8.5 52.2 Overweight 4.7 74.1 Overweight
Peru 1992 2012 1.3 39.7 Overweight 1.9 54.5 Overweight 3.3 62.6 Overweight
Rwanda 2000 2015 9.0 12.5 Not burden 6.6 20.8 Overweight 5.3 33.5 Overweight
Senegal 1993 2011 14.9 16.0 Not burden 22.0 21.3 DBM 32.2 32.0 DBM
Sierra Leone 2008 2013 11.2 29.7 Overweight 9.1 18.3 Not burden 8.6 6.6 Not burden
Tajikistan 2012 2017 10.6 29.7 Overweight 7.4 37.1 Overweight 5.1 56.5 Overweight
Tanzania 1992 2016 9.7 11.4 Not burden 9.4 28.4 Overweight 11.1 41.4 Overweight
Timor-Leste 2010 2016 27.2 5.1 Underweight 26.6 9.8 Underweight 28.5 39.9 DBM
Togo 1998 2014 10.9 11.5 Not burden 6.9 30.5 Overweight 5.0 59.3 Overweight
Turkey 1993 2013 2.6 50.3 Overweight 3.7 54.3 Overweight 4.9 58.8 Overweight
Uganda 1995 2016 10.1 8.4 Not burden 8.7 23.8 Overweight 10.2 40.7 Overweight
Zambia 1992 2014 11.1 14.1 Not burden 10.3 22.8 Overweight 11.3 31.4 Overweight
Zimbabwe 1994 2015 5.1 23.0 Overweight 6.1 34.9 Overweight 9.7 42.1 Overweight
  1. DBM Double burden of malnutrition, DRC Democratic Republic of the Congo, Not burden Prevalence of both underweight and overweight ≤20%.