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People > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Prevalence of undernourishment (% of population). 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 Burundi 73.4% 2011
2 Comoros 70% 2011
3 Eritrea 65.4% 2011
4 Zambia 47.4% 2011
5 Haiti 44.5% 2011
6 Ethiopia 40.2% 2011
7 Sudan 39.4% 2011
8 Mozambique 39.2% 2011
9 Tanzania 38.8% 2011
10 East Timor 38.2% 2011
11 Republic of the Congo 37.4% 2011
12 Uganda 34.6% 2011
13 Namibia 33.9% 2011
=14 Madagascar 33.4% 2011
=14 Chad 33.4% 2011
16 Zimbabwe 32.8% 2011
17 Yemen 32.4% 2011
18 North Korea 32% 2011
19 Tajikistan 31.7% 2011
20 Liberia 31.4% 2011
=21 Guatemala 30.4% 2011
=21 Kenya 30.4% 2011
23 Central African Republic 30% 2011
24 Rwanda 28.9% 2011
25 Sierra Leone 28.8% 2011
26 Botswana 27.9% 2011
27 Laos 27.8% 2011
28 Angola 27.4% 2011
29 Swaziland 27% 2011
30 Burkina Faso 25.9% 2011
31 Paraguay 25.5% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 25.44% 2011
32 Georgia 24.7% 2011
33 Mongolia 24.2% 2011
34 Bolivia 24.1% 2011
35 Sri Lanka 24% 2011
36 Malawi 23.1% 2011
37 Cote d'Ivoire 21.4% 2011
=38 Senegal 20.5% 2011
=38 Antigua and Barbuda 20.5% 2011
40 Nicaragua 20.1% 2011
41 Pakistan 19.9% 2011
42 Djibouti 19.8% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 18.42% 2011
43 Ecuador 18.3% 2011
44 Nepal 18% 2011
45 Grenada 17.9% 2011
46 India 17.5% 2011
47 Guinea 17.3% 2011
48 Cambodia 17.1% 2011
49 Philippines 17% 2011
50 Bangladesh 16.8% 2011
51 Lesotho 16.6% 2011
52 Togo 16.5% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 15.88% 2011
53 Cameroon 15.7% 2011
54 Dominican Republic 15.4% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 14.94% 2011
55 Saint Lucia 14.6% 2011
56 The Gambia 14.4% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 14.18% 2011
57 Saint Kitts and Nevis 14% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 13.27% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.8% 2011
58 Solomon Islands 12.7% 2011
=59 Colombia 12.6% 2011
=59 Niger 12.6% 2011
61 El Salvador 12.3% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 12.15% 2011
62 China 11.5% 2011
63 Suriname 11.4% 2011
64 Peru 11.2% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 10.44% 2011
65 Panama 10.2% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 9.93% 2011
66 Honduras 9.6% 2011
=67 Mauritania 9.3% 2011
=67 Trinidad and Tobago 9.3% 2011
69 Vietnam 9% 2011
70 Cape Verde 8.9% 2011
=71 Jamaica 8.7% 2011
=71 Guinea-Bissau 8.7% 2011
=73 Indonesia 8.6% 2011
=73 Seychelles 8.6% 2011
=75 Vanuatu 8.5% 2011
=75 Nigeria 8.5% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 8.26% 2011
77 Kiribati 8.2% 2011
78 Benin 8.1% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 7.99% 2011
79 Mali 7.9% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 7.88% 2011
80 Sao Tome and Principe 7.7% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 7.7% 2011
81 Thailand 7.3% 2011
82 The Bahamas 7.2% 2011
83 Brazil 6.9% 2011
84 Belize 6.8% 2011
=85 Costa Rica 6.5% 2011
=85 Gabon 6.5% 2011
87 Kyrgyzstan 6.4% 2011
88 Uzbekistan 6.1% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.04% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.88% 2011
89 Mauritius 5.7% 2011
90 Maldives 5.6% 2011
91 Morocco 5.5% 2011
Europe average (profile) 5.45% 2011
92 Guyana 5.1% 2011
=93 Canada 5% 2011
=93 Turkmenistan 5% 2011
=93 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5% 2011
=93 Dominica 5% 2011
=93 Netherlands 5% 2011
=93 South Korea 5% 2011
=93 Turkey 5% 2011
=93 France 5% 2011
=93 Slovakia 5% 2011
=93 Norway 5% 2011
=93 Montenegro 5% 2011
=93 Libya 5% 2011
=93 Finland 5% 2011
=93 Portugal 5% 2011
=93 Malaysia 5% 2011
=93 Barbados 5% 2011
=93 Luxembourg 5% 2011
=93 Ireland 5% 2011
=93 Australia 5% 2011
=93 Denmark 5% 2011
=93 Moldova 5% 2011
=93 Estonia 5% 2011
=93 Lebanon 5% 2011
=93 Fiji 5% 2011
=93 Italy 5% 2011
=93 Israel 5% 2011
=93 Venezuela 5% 2011
=93 Jordan 5% 2011
=93 Hungary 5% 2011
=93 Syria 5% 2011
=93 Mexico 5% 2011
=93 Republic of Macedonia 5% 2011
=93 Serbia 5% 2011
=93 United Kingdom 5% 2011
=93 Greece 5% 2011
=93 Lithuania 5% 2011
=93 Argentina 5% 2011
=93 Ghana 5% 2011
=93 Saudi Arabia 5% 2011
=93 Slovenia 5% 2011
=93 Spain 5% 2011
=93 Samoa 5% 2011
=93 New Zealand 5% 2011
=93 European Union 5% 2011
=93 Albania 5% 2011
=93 United Arab Emirates 5% 2011
=93 Azerbaijan 5% 2011
=93 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5% 2011
=93 Czech Republic 5% 2011
=93 Cyprus 5% 2011
=93 Bermuda 5% 2011
=93 Cuba 5% 2011
=93 Armenia 5% 2011
=93 Ukraine 5% 2011
=93 United States 5% 2011
=93 Sweden 5% 2011
=93 Russia 5% 2011
=93 Bulgaria 5% 2011
=93 Romania 5% 2011
=93 South Africa 5% 2011
=93 Austria 5% 2011
=93 Latvia 5% 2011
=93 Japan 5% 2011
=93 Brunei 5% 2011
=93 Belarus 5% 2011
=93 Iran 5% 2011
=93 Algeria 5% 2011
=93 Chile 5% 2011
=93 Belgium 5% 2011
=93 Croatia 5% 2011
=93 French Polynesia 5% 2011
=93 Switzerland 5% 2011
=93 Uruguay 5% 2011
=93 Egypt 5% 2011
=93 Malta 5% 2011
=93 Kuwait 5% 2011
=93 Iceland 5% 2011
=93 Germany 5% 2011
=93 Kazakhstan 5% 2011
=93 Poland 5% 2011
=93 New Caledonia 5% 2011
=93 Tunisia 5% 2011
European Union average (profile) 5% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 5% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 5% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 5% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organization. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Prevalence-of-undernourishment/%-of-population

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