Myanmar 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%.
  • Myanmar hunger statistics for 2020 was 3.10%, a 0.6% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar hunger statistics for 2019 was 2.50%, a 0.1% decline from 2018.
  • Myanmar hunger statistics for 2018 was 2.60%, a 0.4% decline from 2017.
  • Myanmar hunger statistics for 2017 was 3.00%, a 0.5% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Lesotho 34.70%
Republic of Congo 31.60%
Kenya 26.90%
Timor-Leste 26.20%
Papua New Guinea 21.60%
Angola 20.80%
Nicaragua 18.60%
Solomon Islands 18.10%
Cabo Verde 17.70%
Pakistan 16.90%
India 16.30%
Honduras 15.30%
Bolivia 13.90%
Djibouti 13.50%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.50%
Sudan 12.80%
Nigeria 12.70%
Vanuatu 11.90%
Bangladesh 11.40%
Eswatini 11.00%
Mauritania 10.10%
El Salvador 7.70%
Georgia 7.60%
Cameroon 6.70%
Indonesia 6.50%
Cambodia 6.30%
Vietnam 5.70%
Morocco 5.60%
Kyrgyz Republic 5.30%
Philippines 5.20%
Lao PDR 5.10%
Egypt 5.10%
Kiribati 4.20%
Ghana 4.10%
Mongolia 3.60%
Sri Lanka 3.40%
Myanmar 3.10%
Tunisia 3.10%
Ukraine 2.80%
Uzbekistan 2.50%
Myanmar Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 3.10% 0.60%
2019 2.50% -0.10%
2018 2.60% -0.40%
2017 3.00% -0.50%
2016 3.50% -0.70%
2015 4.20% -0.90%
2014 5.10% -1.00%
2013 6.10% -1.00%
2012 7.10% -0.70%
2011 7.80% -2.40%
2010 10.20% -2.70%
2009 12.90% -4.20%
2008 17.10% -3.40%
2007 20.50% -4.00%
2006 24.50% -3.30%
2005 27.80% -2.40%
2004 30.20% -2.20%
2003 32.40% -2.40%
2002 34.80% -2.80%
2001 37.60% -2.80%