China Hunger Statistics 2000-2019

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%.
  • China hunger statistics for 2016 was 8.70%, a 0.1% decline from 2015.
  • China hunger statistics for 2015 was 8.80%, a 0.3% decline from 2014.
  • China hunger statistics for 2014 was 9.10%, a 0.6% decline from 2013.
  • China hunger statistics for 2013 was 9.70%, a 0.7% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Botswana 28.50%
Iraq 27.70%
Namibia 25.40%
Guatemala 15.80%
Jordan 13.50%
Venezuela 11.70%
Paraguay 11.20%
Maldives 11.00%
Lebanon 10.90%
Dominican Republic 10.40%
Gabon 9.40%
Thailand 9.00%
Jamaica 8.90%
Peru 8.80%
China 8.70%
Ecuador 7.80%
Suriname 7.60%
Guyana 7.50%
Belize 6.50%
Colombia 6.50%
South Africa 6.10%
Mauritius 5.80%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.70%
Serbia 5.60%
Turkmenistan 5.50%
Albania 5.50%
Dominica 5.20%
Iran 4.90%
Algeria 4.70%
Fiji 4.40%
Costa Rica 4.40%
Armenia 4.30%
North Macedonia 4.10%
Mexico 3.80%
Samoa 3.10%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Malaysia 2.90%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2016 8.70% -0.10%
2015 8.80% -0.30%
2014 9.10% -0.60%
2013 9.70% -0.70%
2012 10.40% -0.70%
2011 11.10% -0.70%
2010 11.80% -0.80%
2009 12.60% -0.80%
2008 13.40% -0.70%
2007 14.10% -0.70%
2006 14.80% -0.40%
2005 15.20% -0.30%
2004 15.50% -0.20%
2003 15.70% 0.00%
2002 15.70% -0.10%
2001 15.80% -0.10%
2000 15.90% -0.10%