Afghanistan Hunger Statistics 2001-2021

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 5 may signify a prevalence of undernourishment below 5%.
  • Afghanistan hunger statistics for 2018 was 29.90%, a 1% increase from 2017.
  • Afghanistan hunger statistics for 2017 was 28.90%, a 1.4% increase from 2016.
  • Afghanistan hunger statistics for 2016 was 27.50%, a 1.7% increase from 2015.
  • Afghanistan hunger statistics for 2015 was 25.80%, a 0.6% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Haiti 48.20%
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Chad 39.60%
Liberia 37.50%
Rwanda 35.60%
Mozambique 32.60%
Afghanistan 29.90%
Sierra Leone 26.00%
Tanzania 25.00%
Togo 20.70%
Ethiopia 19.70%
Burkina Faso 19.20%
Malawi 18.80%
Gambia 11.90%
Senegal 9.40%
Benin 7.40%
Nepal 6.10%
Mali 5.10%
Afghanistan Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 29.90% 1.00%
2017 28.90% 1.40%
2016 27.50% 1.70%
2015 25.80% -0.60%
2014 26.40% -0.10%
2013 26.50% -0.70%
2012 27.20% 2.20%
2011 25.00% 0.90%
2010 24.10% -0.80%
2009 24.90% -1.50%
2008 26.40% -3.60%
2007 30.00% -3.50%
2006 33.50% -2.70%
2005 36.20% -1.90%
2004 38.10% -2.60%
2003 40.70% -5.00%
2002 45.70% -2.10%
2001 47.80% -2.10%