Colombia 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%.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2018 was 5.50%, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2017 was 5.50%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2016 was 5.80%, a 0.8% decline from 2015.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2015 was 6.60%, a 0.7% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Venezuela 31.40%
Botswana 24.10%
Iraq 23.70%
Gabon 16.60%
Guatemala 16.10%
Namibia 14.70%
Thailand 9.30%
Paraguay 8.80%
Ecuador 8.80%
Jamaica 8.70%
Jordan 8.50%
Suriname 8.10%
Belize 7.60%
Mexico 7.10%
Peru 6.70%
Dominica 5.80%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.70%
Lebanon 5.70%
South Africa 5.70%
Guyana 5.70%
Colombia 5.50%
Dominican Republic 5.50%
Mauritius 5.30%
Iran 4.70%
Serbia 4.60%
Turkmenistan 4.00%
Fiji 3.90%
Albania 3.60%
Costa Rica 3.20%
North Macedonia 3.10%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Malaysia 3.00%
Algeria 2.80%
Armenia 2.60%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Samoa 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Colombia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 5.50% 0.00%
2017 5.50% -0.30%
2016 5.80% -0.80%
2015 6.60% -0.70%
2014 7.30% -1.10%
2013 8.40% -1.20%
2012 9.60% -1.70%
2011 11.30% -0.90%
2010 12.20% 0.30%
2009 11.90% 0.50%
2008 11.40% 0.30%
2007 11.10% -0.40%
2006 11.50% 0.20%
2005 11.30% 0.60%
2004 10.70% 0.90%
2003 9.80% 0.70%
2002 9.10% 0.30%
2001 8.80% 0.30%