Namibia 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%.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2018 was 14.70%, a 1.4% increase from 2017.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2017 was 13.30%, a 0.5% increase from 2016.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2016 was 12.80%, a 2% decline from 2015.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2015 was 14.80%, a 3.3% 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%
Namibia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 14.70% 1.40%
2017 13.30% 0.50%
2016 12.80% -2.00%
2015 14.80% -3.30%
2014 18.10% -3.50%
2013 21.60% -2.40%
2012 24.00% -2.50%
2011 26.50% -1.80%
2010 28.30% 0.80%
2009 27.50% 3.60%
2008 23.90% 3.90%
2007 20.00% 2.90%
2006 17.10% 1.40%
2005 15.70% 1.10%
2004 14.60% 0.40%
2003 14.20% 0.70%
2002 13.50% 0.40%
2001 13.10% 0.40%