Gambia 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%.
  • Gambia hunger statistics for 2018 was 11.90%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Gambia hunger statistics for 2017 was 12.00%, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Gambia hunger statistics for 2016 was 12.00%, a 0.4% increase from 2015.
  • Gambia hunger statistics for 2015 was 11.60%, a 0.6% 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%
Gambia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 11.90% -0.10%
2017 12.00% 0.00%
2016 12.00% 0.40%
2015 11.60% -0.60%
2014 12.20% -0.40%
2013 12.60% -0.60%
2012 13.20% 0.40%
2011 12.80% -0.40%
2010 13.20% -1.20%
2009 14.40% -1.50%
2008 15.90% -3.00%
2007 18.90% -2.00%
2006 20.90% -1.00%
2005 21.90% 1.00%
2004 20.90% 0.20%
2003 20.70% 0.90%
2002 19.80% 1.80%
2001 18.00% 1.80%