Philippines 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%.
  • Philippines hunger statistics for 2018 was 14.50%, a 0.4% decline from 2017.
  • Philippines hunger statistics for 2017 was 14.90%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
  • Philippines hunger statistics for 2016 was 15.20%, a 1% decline from 2015.
  • Philippines hunger statistics for 2015 was 16.20%, a 0.9% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Lesotho 32.60%
Timor-Leste 30.90%
Congo, Rep. 28.00%
Kenya 23.00%
Mongolia 21.30%
Angola 18.60%
Cabo Verde 18.50%
Nicaragua 17.20%
Eswatini 16.90%
Bolivia 15.50%
Philippines 14.50%
Cambodia 14.50%
Myanmar 14.10%
India 14.00%
Honduras 13.80%
Solomon Islands 13.20%
Bangladesh 13.00%
Nigeria 12.60%
Sudan 12.40%
Pakistan 12.30%
Sao Tome and Principe 12.00%
Mauritania 11.90%
Vanuatu 9.80%
Indonesia 9.00%
El Salvador 8.90%
Georgia 8.20%
Sri Lanka 7.60%
Ghana 6.50%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.40%
Vietnam 6.40%
Cameroon 6.30%
Egypt 4.70%
Morocco 4.30%
Ukraine 3.50%
Kiribati 3.00%
Uzbekistan 2.60%
Tunisia 2.50%
Philippines Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 14.50% -0.40%
2017 14.90% -0.30%
2016 15.20% -1.00%
2015 16.20% 0.90%
2014 15.30% 0.70%
2013 14.60% 1.20%
2012 13.40% 0.10%
2011 13.30% 0.20%
2010 13.10% 0.30%
2009 12.80% 0.10%
2008 12.70% -0.50%
2007 13.20% -0.90%
2006 14.10% -0.90%
2005 15.00% -1.30%
2004 16.30% -1.00%
2003 17.30% -1.20%
2002 18.50% -0.30%
2001 18.80% -0.30%