Prevalence of undernourishment (% of population) - Health Nutrition and Population Statistics



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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%.
Prevalence of undernourishment (% of population) - Health Nutrition and Population Statistics (2007)

Rank

Country

Value

1Democratic Republic of the Congo69
2Eritrea64
3Burundi62
4Haiti57
5Comoros46
6Zambia43
7Angola41
8Ethiopia41
9Central African Republic40
10Mozambique38
11Chad37
12Sierra Leone35
13Tanzania34
14Rwanda34
15Liberia33
16Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)32.33
17Least developed countries: UN classification31.57
18Low income31.22
19Yemen31
20Kenya31
21Timor-Leste31
22Tajikistan30
23Zimbabwe30
24Togo30
25Malawi28
26Djibouti28
27Bolivia27
28Bangladesh27
29Mongolia26
30Pakistan26
31Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)25.82
32Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)25.82
33Botswana25
34Madagascar25
35Dominican Republic24
36Laos23
37South Asia22.05
38Sudan22
39Armenia22
40Cambodia22
41Antigua and Barbuda22
42Guinea-Bissau22
43Uganda21
44Guatemala21
45India21
46Cameroon21
47Niger20
48Grenada20
49Gambia19
50Namibia19
51Sri Lanka19
52Nicaragua19
53West Bank and Gaza18
54Swaziland18
55Guinea17
56Senegal17
57Burma16
58Nepal16
59Thailand16
60St. Kitts and Nevis16
61Low & middle income15.57
62Bermuda15
63Peru15
64Philippines15
65Panama15
66Ecuador15
67Republic of the Congo15
68Lower middle income14.79
69Lesotho14
70Ivory Coast14
71Suriname14
72Indonesia13
73Middle income12.98
74Honduras12
75Mali12
76Benin12
77East Asia & Pacific (developing only)11.37
78Paraguay11
79Trinidad and Tobago11
80Uzbekistan11
81Vietnam11
82East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)10.76
83Kyrgyzstan10
84Colombia10
85Cape Verde10
86China10
87Bulgaria10
88Solomon Islands10
89Arab World9.65
90Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)9.04
91Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)9.04
92New Caledonia9
93Burkina Faso9
94El Salvador9
95St. Lucia8
96Venezuela8
97Middle East & North Africa (developing only)7.24
98Mauritania7
99Maldives7
100Guyana7
101Seychelles7
102Vanuatu7
103Middle East & North Africa (all income levels)6.97
104Europe & Central Asia (developing only)6.16
105Upper middle income6.14
106Nigeria6
107Turkmenistan6
108Brazil6
109Moldova6
110Bahamas6
111Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)5.52
112European Union5.08
113High income5.01
114Algeria5
115Brunei Darussalam5
116Egypt5
117Euro area5
118Spain5
119Libya5
120Kuwait5
121South Korea5
122North Korea5
123Lithuania5
124Latvia5
125Morocco5
126Kiribati5
127Mexico5
128Macedonia5
129Malta5
130Kazakhstan5
131Luxembourg5
132Japan5
133Malaysia5
134North America5
135Jordan5
136Netherlands Antilles5
137Jamaica5
138United Arab Emirates5
139Italy5
140Netherlands5
141Norway5
142Lebanon5
143New Zealand5
144High income: OECD5
145OECD members5
146Israel5
147Argentina5
148Mauritius5
149Australia5
150Iceland5
151Portugal5
152Austria5
153French Polynesia5
154Romania5
155Russia5
156Iran5
157Ireland5
158Saudi Arabia5
159Azerbaijan5
160Hungary5
161Belgium5
162Croatia5
163Bosnia and Herzegovina5
164Belarus5
165Belize5
166Sao Tome and Principe5
167Albania5
168Slovakia5
169Slovenia5
170Sweden5
171Greece5
172Barbados5
173Syria5
174Ghana5
175Canada5
176Switzerland5
177Georgia5
178Chile5
179United Kingdom5
180Costa Rica5
181Tunisia5
182Turkey5
183Gabon5
184France5
185Ukraine5
186Cuba5
187Uruguay5
188United States5
189Cyprus5
190St. Vincent and the Grenadines5
191Czech Republic5
192Germany5
193Dominica5
194Fiji5
195Western Samoa5
196Finland5
197South Africa5
198Denmark5
199Estonia5
200Poland5
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