Madagascar Hunger Statistics 2001-2024

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%.
  • Madagascar hunger statistics for 2020 was 48.50%, a 1.1% increase from 2019.
  • Madagascar hunger statistics for 2019 was 47.40%, a 3.1% increase from 2018.
  • Madagascar hunger statistics for 2018 was 44.30%, a 2% increase from 2017.
  • Madagascar hunger statistics for 2017 was 42.30%, a 0.7% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Somalia 53.10%
Central African Republic 52.20%
Madagascar 48.50%
Haiti 47.20%
North Korea 41.60%
Yemen 41.40%
Democratic Republic of Congo 39.80%
Liberia 38.30%
Rwanda 35.80%
Mozambique 32.70%
Chad 32.70%
Afghanistan 29.80%
Sierra Leone 27.40%
Ethiopia 24.90%
Tanzania 22.60%
Gambia 21.60%
Togo 18.80%
Burkina Faso 18.00%
Malawi 17.80%
Mali 9.80%
Senegal 7.50%
Benin 7.40%
Nepal 5.50%
Madagascar Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 48.50% 1.10%
2019 47.40% 3.10%
2018 44.30% 2.00%
2017 42.30% 0.70%
2016 41.60% 1.40%
2015 40.20% 2.60%
2014 37.60% 4.60%
2013 33.00% 3.60%
2012 29.40% 2.10%
2011 27.30% -0.90%
2010 28.20% -1.50%
2009 29.70% -0.70%
2008 30.40% -0.10%
2007 30.50% -0.50%
2006 31.00% -2.40%
2005 33.40% -1.60%
2004 35.00% -1.50%
2003 36.50% 1.30%
2002 35.20% 1.40%
2001 33.80% 1.40%