Table 1 Country-specific economic indicators in countries of Central Asia and the South Caucasus

From: Food security and the functioning of wheat markets in Eurasia: a comparative price transmission analysis for the countries of Central Asia and the South Caucasus

  Central Asia South Caucasus
Country Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Uzbekistan Armenia Azerbaijan Georgia
Economic indicator
Share of household expenditure on food and non-alcoholic beverages (%), 2012 46 63 31 49 43 35
Share of wheat as % of total food calorie supply (kcal/capita/day), average of 2004–2011 38 52 52 40 56 40
Share of imports in total wheat domestic consumption (%), average of 2006–2014 36 66 22 58 44 93
Prevalence of stunting in children under 5 (%) 18 (2012) 27 (2012) 20 (2006) 21 (2010) 18 (2013) 11 (2009)
Prevalence of underweight in children under 5 (%) 4 (2012) 13 (2012) 4 (2006) 5 (2010) 5 (2013) 1 (2009)
  1. FAO (2015a, b), USDA-ERS (2016), USDA-FAS (2016), WFP (2016), WHO (2016)