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Health > Nutrition > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population below minimum level of dietary energy consumption (also referred to as prevalence of undernourishment) shows the percentage of the population whose food intake is insufficient to meet dietary energy requirements continuously. Data showing as 2.5 signifies a prevalence of undernourishment below 2.5%.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 69% 2007
2 Eritrea 64% 2007
3 Burundi 62% 2007
4 Haiti 57% 2007
5 Comoros 46% 2007
6 Zambia 43% 2007
=7 Ethiopia 41% 2007
=7 Angola 41% 2007
9 Central African Republic 40% 2007
10 Mozambique 38% 2007
11 Chad 37% 2007
12 Sierra Leone 35% 2007
=13 Tanzania 34% 2007
=13 Rwanda 34% 2007
15 Liberia 33% 2007
=16 East Timor 31% 2007
=16 Kenya 31% 2007
=18 Tajikistan 30% 2007
=18 Zimbabwe 30% 2007
=18 Togo 30% 2007
=21 Malawi 28% 2007
=21 Djibouti 28% 2007
=23 Bangladesh 27% 2007
=23 Bolivia 27% 2007
=25 Pakistan 26% 2007
=25 Mongolia 26% 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 25.02% 2007
=27 Madagascar 25% 2007
=27 Botswana 25% 2007
29 Dominican Republic 24% 2007
30 Laos 23% 2007
=31 Sudan 22% 2007
=31 Cambodia 22% 2007
=31 Armenia 22% 2007
=31 Guinea-Bissau 22% 2007
=31 Antigua and Barbuda 22% 2007
=36 Cameroon 21% 2007
=36 Guatemala 21% 2007
=36 India 21% 2007
=36 Uganda 21% 2007
=40 Niger 20% 2007
=40 Grenada 20% 2007
=42 The Gambia 19% 2007
=42 Nicaragua 19% 2007
=42 Sri Lanka 19% 2007
=42 Namibia 19% 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 18.8% 2007
46 Swaziland 18% 2007
=47 Guinea 17% 2007
=47 Senegal 17% 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 16.18% 2007
=49 Thailand 16% 2007
=49 Nepal 16% 2007
=49 Saint Kitts and Nevis 16% 2007
=49 Burma 16% 2007
=53 Congo, Republic of the 15% 2007
=53 Panama 15% 2007
=53 Ecuador 15% 2007
=53 Philippines 15% 2007
=53 Bermuda 15% 2007
=53 Peru 15% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 14.67% 2007
=59 Suriname 14% 2007
=59 Lesotho 14% 2007
=59 Cote d'Ivoire 14% 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 13.91% 2007
62 Indonesia 13% 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 12.44% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.16% 2007
=63 Benin 12% 2007
=63 Mali 12% 2007
=63 Honduras 12% 2007
=66 Uzbekistan 11% 2007
=66 Trinidad and Tobago 11% 2007
=66 Paraguay 11% 2007
=66 Vietnam 11% 2007
=70 Colombia 10% 2007
=70 Cape Verde 10% 2007
=70 Solomon Islands 10% 2007
=70 China 10% 2007
=70 Bulgaria 10% 2007
=70 Kyrgyzstan 10% 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 9.9% 2007
=76 Burkina Faso 9% 2007
=76 El Salvador 9% 2007
=76 New Caledonia 9% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 8.8% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 8.67% 2007
=79 Venezuela 8% 2007
=79 Saint Lucia 8% 2007
=81 Vanuatu 7% 2007
=81 Maldives 7% 2007
=81 Mauritania 7% 2007
=81 Seychelles 7% 2007
=81 Guyana 7% 2007
=86 Turkmenistan 6% 2007
=86 Nigeria 6% 2007
=86 Moldova 6% 2007
=86 The Bahamas 6% 2007
=86 Brazil 6% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.92% 2007
Europe average (profile) 5.58% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 5.19% 2007
European Union average (profile) 5.18% 2007
91 European Union 5.08% 2007
=92 Canada 5% 2007
=92 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5% 2007
=92 Dominica 5% 2007
=92 Netherlands 5% 2007
=92 Turkey 5% 2007
=92 France 5% 2007
=92 Slovakia 5% 2007
=92 Norway 5% 2007
=92 Libya 5% 2007
=92 Finland 5% 2007
=92 Mauritius 5% 2007
=92 Portugal 5% 2007
=92 Malaysia 5% 2007
=92 Barbados 5% 2007
=92 Costa Rica 5% 2007
=92 Luxembourg 5% 2007
=92 Ireland 5% 2007
=92 Australia 5% 2007
=92 Netherlands Antilles 5% 2007
=92 Belize 5% 2007
=92 Georgia 5% 2007
=92 Denmark 5% 2007
=92 Morocco 5% 2007
=92 Estonia 5% 2007
=92 Lebanon 5% 2007
=92 Fiji 5% 2007
=92 Italy 5% 2007
=92 Israel 5% 2007
=92 Jordan 5% 2007
=92 Hungary 5% 2007
=92 Syria 5% 2007
=92 Mexico 5% 2007
=92 United Kingdom 5% 2007
=92 Greece 5% 2007
=92 Sao Tome and Principe 5% 2007
=92 Lithuania 5% 2007
=92 Argentina 5% 2007
=92 Ghana 5% 2007
=92 Saudi Arabia 5% 2007
=92 Slovenia 5% 2007
=92 Spain 5% 2007
=92 Gabon 5% 2007
=92 Samoa 5% 2007
=92 New Zealand 5% 2007
=92 Jamaica 5% 2007
=92 United Arab Emirates 5% 2007
=92 Azerbaijan 5% 2007
=92 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5% 2007
=92 Czech Republic 5% 2007
=92 Cyprus 5% 2007
=92 Cuba 5% 2007
=92 Ukraine 5% 2007
=92 United States 5% 2007
=92 Sweden 5% 2007
=92 Russia 5% 2007
=92 Romania 5% 2007
=92 South Africa 5% 2007
=92 Austria 5% 2007
=92 Latvia 5% 2007
=92 Japan 5% 2007
=92 Brunei 5% 2007
=92 Belarus 5% 2007
=92 Algeria 5% 2007
=92 Chile 5% 2007
=92 Belgium 5% 2007
=92 Kiribati 5% 2007
=92 Croatia 5% 2007
=92 French Polynesia 5% 2007
=92 Switzerland 5% 2007
=92 Uruguay 5% 2007
=92 Malta 5% 2007
=92 Kuwait 5% 2007
=92 Iceland 5% 2007
=92 Germany 5% 2007
=92 Kazakhstan 5% 2007
=92 Poland 5% 2007
=92 Tunisia 5% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 5% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Nutrition > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organisation (http://www.fao.org/faostat/foodsecurity/index_en.htm). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Nutrition/Prevalence-of-undernourishment/%-of-population

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