Ethiopia 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%.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2018 was 19.70%, a 0.2% decline from 2017.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2017 was 19.90%, a 0.7% decline from 2016.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2016 was 20.60%, a 0.9% decline from 2015.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2015 was 21.50%, a 3.3% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Haiti 48.20%
North Korea 47.60%
Madagascar 41.70%
Chad 39.60%
Liberia 37.50%
Rwanda 35.60%
Mozambique 32.60%
Afghanistan 29.90%
Sierra Leone 26.00%
Tanzania 25.00%
Togo 20.70%
Ethiopia 19.70%
Burkina Faso 19.20%
Malawi 18.80%
Gambia 11.90%
Senegal 9.40%
Benin 7.40%
Nepal 6.10%
Mali 5.10%
Ethiopia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 19.70% -0.20%
2017 19.90% -0.70%
2016 20.60% -0.90%
2015 21.50% -3.30%
2014 24.80% -2.70%
2013 27.50% -2.40%
2012 29.90% -0.20%
2011 30.10% -0.60%
2010 30.70% -1.10%
2009 31.80% -2.10%
2008 33.90% -1.40%
2007 35.30% -0.50%
2006 35.80% -1.40%
2005 37.20% -2.00%
2004 39.20% -3.50%
2003 42.70% -1.60%
2002 44.30% -2.80%
2001 47.10% -2.80%