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Health > 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 Eritrea 75% 2004
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 74% 2004
3 Burundi 66% 2004
4 Comoros 60% 2004
5 Tajikistan 56% 2004
6 Sierra Leone 51% 2004
7 Liberia 50% 2004
8 Zimbabwe 47% 2004
=9 Ethiopia 46% 2004
=9 Haiti 46% 2004
=9 Zambia 46% 2004
=12 Tanzania 44% 2004
=12 Central African Republic 44% 2004
=12 Mozambique 44% 2004
15 Guinea-Bissau 39% 2004
=16 Madagascar 38% 2004
=16 Yemen 38% 2004
=18 Malawi 35% 2004
=18 Angola 35% 2004
=18 Chad 35% 2004
=21 Congo, Republic of the 33% 2004
=21 Rwanda 33% 2004
=21 Cambodia 33% 2004
=21 North Korea 33% 2004
=25 Botswana 32% 2004
=25 Niger 32% 2004
27 Kenya 31% 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 30.42% 2004
28 Bangladesh 30% 2004
=29 Dominican Republic 29% 2004
=29 The Gambia 29% 2004
=29 Mali 29% 2004
=32 Mongolia 27% 2004
=32 Nicaragua 27% 2004
=34 Cameroon 26% 2004
=34 Sudan 26% 2004
36 Uzbekistan 25% 2004
=37 Guinea 24% 2004
=37 Pakistan 24% 2004
=37 Togo 24% 2004
=37 Armenia 24% 2004
=37 Djibouti 24% 2004
=37 Namibia 24% 2004
=43 Panama 23% 2004
=43 Bolivia 23% 2004
=43 Honduras 23% 2004
=46 Swaziland 22% 2004
=46 Thailand 22% 2004
=46 Guatemala 22% 2004
=46 Sri Lanka 22% 2004
Former French colonies average (profile) 21.14% 2004
50 Solomon Islands 21% 2004
South and Central Asia average (profile) 20.09% 2004
=51 Senegal 20% 2004
=51 India 20% 2004
=53 Laos 19% 2004
=53 Uganda 19% 2004
=55 Philippines 18% 2004
=55 Venezuela 18% 2004
57 Nepal 17% 2004
Muslim countries average (profile) 16.01% 2004
58 Vietnam 16% 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 15.94% 2004
=59 Burkina Faso 15% 2004
=59 Paraguay 15% 2004
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 13.79% 2004
=61 Netherlands Antilles 13% 2004
=61 Colombia 13% 2004
=61 Lesotho 13% 2004
=61 Cote d'Ivoire 13% 2004
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 12.08% 2004
=65 Peru 12% 2004
=65 Benin 12% 2004
=65 China 12% 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 11.1% 2004
=68 Vanuatu 11% 2004
=68 El Salvador 11% 2004
=68 Moldova 11% 2004
=68 Ghana 11% 2004
=72 Maldives 10% 2004
=72 Mauritania 10% 2004
=72 Trinidad and Tobago 10% 2004
=72 Sao Tome and Principe 10% 2004
=72 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10% 2004
=72 Saint Kitts and Nevis 10% 2004
=72 New Caledonia 10% 2004
OPEC countries average (profile) 9.33% 2004
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 9.11% 2004
=79 East Timor 9% 2004
=79 Serbia and Montenegro 9% 2004
=79 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9% 2004
=79 Nigeria 9% 2004
=79 Georgia 9% 2004
=79 Jamaica 9% 2004
=79 Seychelles 9% 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 8.06% 2004
=86 Dominica 8% 2004
=86 Suriname 8% 2004
=86 The Bahamas 8% 2004
=86 Bulgaria 8% 2004
=86 Guyana 8% 2004
Cold countries average (profile) 7.39% 2004
=91 Turkmenistan 7% 2004
=91 Slovakia 7% 2004
=91 Azerbaijan 7% 2004
=91 Brazil 7% 2004
=91 Kiribati 7% 2004
=91 Croatia 7% 2004
=91 Grenada 7% 2004
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.5% 2004
=98 Indonesia 6% 2004
=98 Ecuador 6% 2004
=98 Morocco 6% 2004
=98 Jordan 6% 2004
=98 Albania 6% 2004
=98 Kazakhstan 6% 2004
=104 Mauritius 5% 2004
=104 Costa Rica 5% 2004
=104 Fiji 5% 2004
=104 Mexico 5% 2004
=104 Gabon 5% 2004
=104 Saint Lucia 5% 2004
=104 Kuwait 5% 2004
=104 Burma 5% 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.83% 2004
Europe average (profile) 4.18% 2004
=112 Belize 4% 2004
=112 Syria 4% 2004
=112 Saudi Arabia 4% 2004
=112 Samoa 4% 2004
=112 Brunei 4% 2004
=112 Belarus 4% 2004
=112 Iran 4% 2004
=112 Algeria 4% 2004
=112 Chile 4% 2004
=112 French Polynesia 4% 2004
=112 Egypt 4% 2004
=112 Kyrgyzstan 4% 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 3.22% 2004
European Union average (profile) 3.05% 2004
=124 Turkey 3% 2004
=124 Malaysia 3% 2004
=124 Lebanon 3% 2004
=124 Argentina 3% 2004
=124 Slovenia 3% 2004
=124 Russia 3% 2004
=124 Latvia 3% 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 2.81% 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 2.71% 2004
=131 Canada 2.5% 2004
=131 Netherlands 2.5% 2004
=131 South Korea 2.5% 2004
=131 France 2.5% 2004
=131 Norway 2.5% 2004
=131 Libya 2.5% 2004
=131 Finland 2.5% 2004
=131 Portugal 2.5% 2004
=131 Barbados 2.5% 2004
=131 Luxembourg 2.5% 2004
=131 Ireland 2.5% 2004
=131 Australia 2.5% 2004
=131 Denmark 2.5% 2004
=131 Estonia 2.5% 2004
=131 Italy 2.5% 2004
=131 Israel 2.5% 2004
=131 Hungary 2.5% 2004
=131 United Kingdom 2.5% 2004
=131 Greece 2.5% 2004
=131 Lithuania 2.5% 2004
=131 Spain 2.5% 2004
=131 New Zealand 2.5% 2004
=131 United Arab Emirates 2.5% 2004
=131 Czech Republic 2.5% 2004
=131 Cyprus 2.5% 2004
=131 Cuba 2.5% 2004
=131 Ukraine 2.5% 2004
=131 United States 2.5% 2004
=131 Sweden 2.5% 2004
=131 Romania 2.5% 2004
=131 South Africa 2.5% 2004
=131 Austria 2.5% 2004
=131 Japan 2.5% 2004
=131 Belgium 2.5% 2004
=131 Switzerland 2.5% 2004
=131 Uruguay 2.5% 2004
=131 Malta 2.5% 2004
=131 Iceland 2.5% 2004
=131 Germany 2.5% 2004
=131 Poland 2.5% 2004
=131 Tunisia 2.5% 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.5% 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Prevalence-of-undernourishment/%-of-population

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