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Table 1 Percentages of exclusive breastfeeding rate of infants during the 6 months against national and global targets, 1993–2019

From: Achieving global targets on breastfeeding in Thailand: gap analysis and solutions

Year 1993 1995 2000 2002 2005 2006 2012 2016 2019
EBF 4 months 1.3 3.6 2.92 13.8 20.7     
EBF 6 months      14.5 5.4 12.3 23.1 14.0
National Target EBF 4–6 months; 15 by 2001     EBF 6 months; 30 by 2006 [35]   50   
Global Target        EBF 6 months; 50 by 2025 [16]
70 by 2030
  1. Source: data [6, 23, 32,33,34]
  2. - 1993 from Family Health Division
  3. - 1995 from Nutrition Division, Department of Health, MOPH
  4. - 2000, 2002, and 2005 from Department of Health, MOPH
  5. - 2006, 2012, 2016, 2019 from MICS