Burkina Faso 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%.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2018 was 19.20%, a 0.5% increase from 2017.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2017 was 18.70%, a 0.6% increase from 2016.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2016 was 18.10%, a 0.5% increase from 2015.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2015 was 17.60%, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Burkina Faso Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 19.20% 0.50%
2017 18.70% 0.60%
2016 18.10% 0.50%
2015 17.60% 0.00%
2014 17.60% -0.30%
2013 17.90% -0.60%
2012 18.50% -0.30%
2011 18.80% -0.50%
2010 19.30% -0.60%
2009 19.90% -1.10%
2008 21.00% -0.60%
2007 21.60% -1.10%
2006 22.70% -0.30%
2005 23.00% -0.60%
2004 23.60% 0.20%
2003 23.40% -0.80%
2002 24.20% -0.30%
2001 24.50% -0.30%