China Hunger Statistics 2000-2020

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 2017 was 8.60%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • China hunger statistics for 2016 was 8.70%, a 0.2% decline from 2015.
  • China hunger statistics for 2015 was 8.90%, a 0.4% decline from 2014.
  • China hunger statistics for 2014 was 9.30%, a 0.6% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Iraq 29.00%
Namibia 27.30%
Botswana 26.40%
Venezuela 21.20%
Guatemala 15.20%
Jordan 12.20%
Lebanon 11.00%
Paraguay 10.70%
Gabon 10.50%
Maldives 10.30%
Peru 9.70%
Dominican Republic 9.50%
China 8.60%
Suriname 8.50%
Guyana 8.10%
Jamaica 8.00%
Ecuador 7.90%
Thailand 7.80%
Belize 7.50%
Mauritius 6.50%
Dominica 6.20%
Albania 6.20%
South Africa 6.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.70%
Serbia 5.70%
Turkmenistan 5.40%
Iran 4.90%
Costa Rica 4.80%
Colombia 4.80%
Armenia 4.30%
Algeria 3.90%
Fiji 3.70%
Mexico 3.60%
Bulgaria 3.60%
North Macedonia 3.20%
Samoa 2.70%
Belarus 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Malaysia 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
China Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2017 8.60% -0.10%
2016 8.70% -0.20%
2015 8.90% -0.40%
2014 9.30% -0.60%
2013 9.90% -0.70%
2012 10.60% -0.60%
2011 11.20% -0.80%
2010 12.00% -0.70%
2009 12.70% -0.90%
2008 13.60% -0.80%
2007 14.40% -0.60%
2006 15.00% -0.50%
2005 15.50% -0.30%
2004 15.80% -0.10%
2003 15.90% -0.10%
2002 16.00% -0.10%
2001 16.10% -0.10%
2000 16.20% -0.10%