Ecuador 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%.
  • Ecuador hunger statistics for 2018 was 8.80%, a 0.3% decline from 2017.
  • Ecuador hunger statistics for 2017 was 9.10%, a 0.2% increase from 2016.
  • Ecuador hunger statistics for 2016 was 8.90%, a 0.1% increase from 2015.
  • Ecuador hunger statistics for 2015 was 8.80%, a 2.9% 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%
Ecuador 8.80%
Paraguay 8.80%
Jamaica 8.70%
Jordan 8.50%
Suriname 8.10%
Belize 7.60%
Mexico 7.10%
Peru 6.70%
Dominica 5.80%
South Africa 5.70%
Guyana 5.70%
Lebanon 5.70%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.70%
Dominican Republic 5.50%
Colombia 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%
Malaysia 3.00%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Algeria 2.80%
Armenia 2.60%
Brazil 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Samoa 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Ecuador Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 8.80% -0.30%
2017 9.10% 0.20%
2016 8.90% 0.10%
2015 8.80% -2.90%
2014 11.70% -3.20%
2013 14.90% -2.70%
2012 17.60% 0.00%
2011 17.60% -0.70%
2010 18.30% -1.00%
2009 19.30% -2.10%
2008 21.40% -0.80%
2007 22.20% -0.70%
2006 22.90% 0.40%
2005 22.50% -0.40%
2004 22.90% 0.00%
2003 22.90% 0.00%
2002 22.90% 1.70%
2001 21.20% 1.70%