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Malnutrition


There is no data for the following countries: Oman, Qatar and Bahrain. Figures given here are estimates based upon the situation in United Arab Emirates, no information suggest a more difficult food situation in Oman than United Arab Emirates, and if at all different, the situation in the rich countries of Qatar and Bahrain would onlybe easier.

MENA rank % of total population Change since early 1990's
1. Bahrain <2.5%
Israel <2.5%
Libya <2.5% -
Oman <2.5%
Qatar <2.5%
Tunisia <2.5% -
United Arab Emirates <2.5% -2%
8. Egypt 3% -1%
Lebanon 3% +1%
Turkey 3% +1%
11. Iran 4% -
Saudi Arabia 4% -
Syria 4% -1%
14. Algeria 5% -
Kuwait 5% -19%
16. Morocco 6% -
17. Jordan 7% +3%
18. Mauritania 10% -5%
19. Palestine 16%
20. Sudan 27% -4%
21. Iraq 28%
22. Yemen 37% +3%





By Tore Kjeilen