Kenya KE: Prevalence of Overweight: Weight for Height: Female: % of Children Under 5

1993 - 2009 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya KE: Prevalence of Overweight: Weight for Height: Female: % of Children Under 5 data was reported at 5.300 % in 2009. This records a decrease from the previous number of 5.600 % for 2003. Kenya KE: Prevalence of Overweight: Weight for Height: Female: % of Children Under 5 data is updated yearly, averaging 5.900 % from Dec 1993 to 2009, with 5 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8.500 % in 2000 and a record low of 5.300 % in 2009. Kenya KE: Prevalence of Overweight: Weight for Height: Female: % of Children Under 5 data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Health Statistics. Prevalence of overweight, female, is the percentage of girls under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations above the median for the international reference population of the corresponding age as established by the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.; ; World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition. Country-level data are unadjusted data from national surveys, and thus may not be comparable across countries.; Linear mixed-effect model estimates; Estimates of overweight children are also from national survey data. Once considered only a high-income economy problem, overweight children have become a growing concern in developing countries. Research shows an association between childhood obesity and a high prevalence of diabetes, respiratory disease, high blood pressure, and psychosocial and orthopedic disorders (de Onis and Blössner 2003). Childhood obesity is associated with a higher chance of obesity, premature death, and disability in adulthood. In addition to increased future risks, obese children experience breathing difficulties and increased risk of fractures, hypertension, early markers of cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance, and psychological effects. Children in low- and middle-income countries are more vulnerable to inadequate nutrition before birth and in infancy and early childhood. Many of these children are exposed to high-fat, high-sugar, high-salt, calorie-dense, micronutrient-poor foods, which tend be lower in cost than more nutritious foods. These dietary patterns, in conjunction with low levels of physical activity, result in sharp increases in childhood obesity, while under-nutrition continues

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
5.30 2009 5.60 2003 5.30 2009 8.50 2000 % yearly 1993 - 2009

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Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $) 7,924.419 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD) 2,733.299 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%) 5.424 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
GDP Deflator Growth (%) 4.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
GDP per Capita (USD) 2,007.801 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn) 19,537.945 2020 yearly 1964 - 2020
Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn) 108,691.240 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Gross Savings Rate (%) 12.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Investment: % of GDP (%) 19.7 2020 yearly 1964 - 2020
Nominal GDP (USD mn) 28,077.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
Nominal GDP Growth (%) 12.140 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) 76,274.031 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%) 74.4 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) 12,868.226 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%) 12.7 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Real GDP Growth (%) 7.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%) 27.353 2020 yearly 1964 - 2020
Production Last Frequency Range
Gold Production (kg) 395.000 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Industrial Production Index Growth (%) 2.0 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Minerals Production (Metric Ton) 354,871.000 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Motor Vehicle Production (Unit) 3,080.000 2013 yearly 1999 - 2013
Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KES bn) 5,190.245 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KES bn) 13,813.335 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (KES bn) 4,315.443 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 67.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 14,068.677 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 73,358.7 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (%) -2.343 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 6.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
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Employed Persons (Person) 18,332,800.000 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Forecast: Population (Person mn) 56.765 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%) 0.000 yearly -
Labour Force Participation Rate (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Labour Productivity Growth (%) -2.00 2021 yearly 2011 - 2021
Monthly Earnings (USD) 634 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Population (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit) 3,336.000 Dec 2019 semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2019
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit) 2,307.000 Dec 2019 semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2019
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit) 5,643 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%) -23.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit) 1,893,461 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019

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