Botswana Hunger Statistics 2001-2022

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%.
  • Botswana hunger statistics for 2019 was 29.30%, a 0.2% decline from 2018.
  • Botswana hunger statistics for 2018 was 29.50%, a 0.6% increase from 2017.
  • Botswana hunger statistics for 2017 was 28.90%, a 1.2% increase from 2016.
  • Botswana hunger statistics for 2016 was 27.70%, a 1.3% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Iraq 37.50%
Botswana 29.30%
Venezuela 27.40%
Namibia 19.80%
Guatemala 16.80%
Gabon 15.70%
Ecuador 12.40%
Jordan 9.50%
Lebanon 9.30%
Paraguay 9.20%
Colombia 8.80%
Peru 8.70%
Suriname 8.70%
Dominican Republic 8.30%
Thailand 8.20%
Jamaica 7.70%
Mexico 7.20%
South Africa 6.50%
Mauritius 6.20%
Belize 5.90%
Fiji 5.60%
Dominica 5.60%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.60%
Iran 5.50%
Guyana 5.20%
Samoa 4.60%
Turkmenistan 4.10%
Albania 3.90%
Serbia 3.90%
Armenia 3.40%
Malaysia 3.20%
Costa Rica 3.10%
Bulgaria 3.00%
North Macedonia 2.70%
Turkey 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Algeria 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
Botswana Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 29.30% -0.20%
2018 29.50% 0.60%
2017 28.90% 1.20%
2016 27.70% 1.30%
2015 26.40% -0.90%
2014 27.30% -0.70%
2013 28.00% -1.70%
2012 29.70% -0.50%
2011 30.20% -1.30%
2010 31.50% -0.10%
2009 31.60% 0.70%
2008 30.90% 1.10%
2007 29.80% 2.30%
2006 27.50% 2.30%
2005 25.20% 1.00%
2004 24.20% -0.30%
2003 24.50% 0.40%
2002 24.10% 0.40%
2001 23.70% 0.40%