North Korea Hunger Statistics 2000-2019

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%.
  • North Korea hunger statistics for 2016 was 43.40%, a 0.6% increase from 2015.
  • North Korea hunger statistics for 2015 was 42.80%, a 0.5% increase from 2014.
  • North Korea hunger statistics for 2014 was 42.30%, a 0.6% increase from 2013.
  • North Korea hunger statistics for 2013 was 41.70%, a 0.1% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Central African Republic 61.80%
Zimbabwe 46.60%
Haiti 45.80%
North Korea 43.40%
Madagascar 43.10%
Uganda 41.40%
Chad 39.70%
Liberia 38.80%
Rwanda 36.10%
Yemen 34.40%
Tanzania 32.00%
Mozambique 30.50%
Afghanistan 30.30%
Malawi 26.30%
Guinea-Bissau 26.00%
Sierra Leone 25.50%
Ethiopia 21.40%
Burkina Faso 21.30%
Guinea 19.70%
Togo 16.20%
Niger 14.40%
Senegal 11.30%
Benin 10.40%
Gambia 9.60%
Nepal 9.50%
Mali 6.00%
North Korea Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2016 43.40% 0.60%
2015 42.80% 0.50%
2014 42.30% 0.60%
2013 41.70% 0.10%
2012 41.60% -0.10%
2011 41.70% -0.10%
2010 41.80% 0.30%
2009 41.50% 0.70%
2008 40.80% 1.50%
2007 39.30% 2.00%
2006 37.30% 1.90%
2005 35.40% 1.30%
2004 34.10% -0.40%
2003 34.50% -1.00%
2002 35.50% -1.60%
2001 37.10% -0.40%
2000 37.50% -0.40%