Benin 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%.
  • Benin hunger statistics for 2018 was 7.40%, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Benin hunger statistics for 2017 was 7.40%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Benin hunger statistics for 2016 was 7.50%, a 0.1% decline from 2015.
  • Benin hunger statistics for 2015 was 7.60%, a 0.1% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Haiti 48.20%
North Korea 47.60%
Madagascar 41.70%
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%
Benin Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 7.40% 0.00%
2017 7.40% -0.10%
2016 7.50% -0.10%
2015 7.60% -0.10%
2014 7.70% -0.10%
2013 7.80% -0.30%
2012 8.10% -0.30%
2011 8.40% -0.30%
2010 8.70% -0.50%
2009 9.20% 0.00%
2008 9.20% -1.00%
2007 10.20% -0.90%
2006 11.10% -1.10%
2005 12.20% -1.10%
2004 13.30% -0.50%
2003 13.80% -1.90%
2002 15.70% -1.70%
2001 17.40% -1.70%