Nepal 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%.
  • Nepal hunger statistics for 2018 was 6.10%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Nepal hunger statistics for 2017 was 6.00%, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Nepal hunger statistics for 2016 was 6.00%, a 0.4% decline from 2015.
  • Nepal hunger statistics for 2015 was 6.40%, a 0.1% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Haiti 48.20%
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Chad 39.60%
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Rwanda 35.60%
Mozambique 32.60%
Afghanistan 29.90%
Sierra Leone 26.00%
Tanzania 25.00%
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Ethiopia 19.70%
Burkina Faso 19.20%
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Gambia 11.90%
Senegal 9.40%
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Nepal 6.10%
Mali 5.10%
Nepal Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 6.10% 0.10%
2017 6.00% 0.00%
2016 6.00% -0.40%
2015 6.40% -0.10%
2014 6.50% -0.10%
2013 6.60% -0.50%
2012 7.10% -1.30%
2011 8.40% -1.50%
2010 9.90% -1.60%
2009 11.50% -1.60%
2008 13.10% -1.90%
2007 15.00% -1.00%
2006 16.00% -0.90%
2005 16.90% -0.80%
2004 17.70% -2.20%
2003 19.90% -2.00%
2002 21.90% -1.70%
2001 23.60% -1.70%