Sierra Leone 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%.
  • Sierra Leone hunger statistics for 2018 was 26.00%, a 0.8% decline from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone hunger statistics for 2017 was 26.80%, a 0.5% decline from 2016.
  • Sierra Leone hunger statistics for 2016 was 27.30%, a 0.5% decline from 2015.
  • Sierra Leone hunger statistics for 2015 was 27.80%, a 2% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Haiti 48.20%
North Korea 47.60%
Madagascar 41.70%
Chad 39.60%
Liberia 37.50%
Rwanda 35.60%
Mozambique 32.60%
Afghanistan 29.90%
Sierra Leone 26.00%
Tanzania 25.00%
Togo 20.70%
Ethiopia 19.70%
Burkina Faso 19.20%
Malawi 18.80%
Gambia 11.90%
Senegal 9.40%
Benin 7.40%
Nepal 6.10%
Mali 5.10%
Sierra Leone Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 26.00% -0.80%
2017 26.80% -0.50%
2016 27.30% -0.50%
2015 27.80% -2.00%
2014 29.80% -2.30%
2013 32.10% -2.50%
2012 34.60% -1.50%
2011 36.10% -1.40%
2010 37.50% -1.90%
2009 39.40% -0.90%
2008 40.30% -1.50%
2007 41.80% -2.00%
2006 43.80% -2.90%
2005 46.70% -2.20%
2004 48.90% -0.50%
2003 49.40% -0.50%
2002 49.90% -0.80%
2001 50.70% -0.80%