Appendix 02

Appendix 2: Countries on track for global nutrition targets

The 2018 Global Nutrition Report tracks country progress against the following targets: child overweight, child wasting, child stunting, exclusive breastfeeding, diabetes among women, diabetes among men, anaemia in women of reproductive age, obesity among women and obesity among men.

Our assessment includes the best available data for 194 countries from various sources (see Appendix 1 for details of the methods and sources used to assess progress towards the different targets).

Table A2 details which countries are on track for none, one, two, three and four of the nine targets.

Table A2: Country progress against global targets

On track for 0 targets On track for 1 target On track for 2 targets On track for 3 targets On track for 4 targets
100 44 35 10 5
Afghanistan Andorra Australia Chile Armenia
Albania Angola Bangladesh Côte d'Ivoire Belize
Algeria Austria Belgium El Salvador Kenya
Antigua and Barbuda Azerbaijan Benin Ghana Sao Tome and Principe
Argentina Brunei Darussalam Bolivia Kazakhstan Swaziland
Bahamas Cambodia Burkina Faso Kuwait
Bahrain Canada Burundi Lesotho
Barbados Chad Cameroon Mexico
Belarus Congo China Palestine
Bhutan Democratic People's Republic of Korea Democratic Republic of the Congo Paraguay
Bosnia and Herzegovina Dominican Republic Denmark
Botswana Ecuador Egypt
Brazil France Finland
Bulgaria Gambia Guatemala
Cabo Verde Germany Guinea-Bissau
Central African Republic Guinea Guyana
Colombia Indonesia Iceland
Comoros Israel Kyrgyzstan
Costa Rica Italy Malawi
Croatia Jamaica Mongolia
Cuba Japan Myanmar
Cyprus Liberia Nauru
Czech Republic Luxembourg Peru
Djibouti Malaysia Rwanda
Dominica Mali Serbia
Equatorial Guinea Malta Sierra Leone
Eritrea Mauritania Singapore
Estonia Montenegro South Africa
Ethiopia Nepal Sweden
Fiji Netherlands Tanzania
Gabon Nigeria Thailand
Georgia Norway Turkey
Greece Portugal Uganda
Grenada Republic of Korea Vanuatu
Haiti Samoa Zimbabwe
Honduras Senegal
Hungary Solomon Islands
India Spain
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Sri Lanka
Iraq Sudan
Ireland Switzerland
Jordan Timor-Leste
Kiribati Turkmenistan
Lao People's Democratic Republic Zambia
Latvia
Lebanon
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Madagascar
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Monaco
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Poland
Qatar
Republic of Moldova
Romania
Russian Federation
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Seychelles
Slovakia
Slovenia
Somalia
South Sudan
Suriname
Syria
Tajikistan
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Tuvalu
UK
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
Uruguay
US
Uzbekistan
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Viet Nam
Yemen

Source: UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Group: Joint child malnutrition estimates, UNICEF global databases: Infant and Young Child Feeding, NCD Risk Factor Collaboration, WHO Global Health Observatory.

Notes: Assessment based on 194 countries. The methodologies for tracking differ between targets. Data on the adult indicators are based on modelled estimates. See Appendix 1 for details of the methods and sources used to assess progress towards global nutrition targets.

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