Key data for China

NCI41st HRCI2nd HANCI27th
HANCI compares 45 developing countries for their performance on 22 indicators of political commitment to reduce hunger and undernutrition. All the countries compared in the index have high rates of hunger and undernutrition. The comparative approach of the index means that country scores are calculated in relation to the political commitment of the other countries in the index.
Existing rates of: Stunting: 9.4% Wasting: 2.3% Proportion of population underweight: 3.4% Source: DHS (2010)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?8.800000000000001%20118th
Government spending on health ?12.5%201213th
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Strong20139th
Access to agri. extension services ?Strong201312th
Civil registration of live births ?92.8%20114th
Status of safety nets?Rudimentary20146th
Laws Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Constitutional right to food ?Weak201120th
Women’s access to agricultural land?In Law, not in Practice20144th
Women’s Economic rights ?Not Enforced20115th
Constitutional right to social security?Yes20061st

Nutrition Commitment Index (NCI)

Public Spending Score Year NCI rank of 45
Nutrition budget ?No201228th
Policies Score Year NCI rank of 45
Vitamin A coverage ?29%201140th
Governments promote complementary feeding?Yes20121st
Access to drinking water ?91.90000000000001%20126th
Access to sanitation?65.3%20128th
Skilled birth attendance ?95%201210th
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201342nd
National nutrition policy, plan or strategy?Yes20141st
Multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder coord. mechanism?No201239th
Time bound nutrition targets?Yes20121st
National nutrition survey ?No201234th
Laws Score Year NCI rank of 45
Enshrine ICBMS in domestic law ?Aspects Enshrined201433rd