Tanzania 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%.
  • Tanzania hunger statistics for 2018 was 25.00%, a 0.5% increase from 2017.
  • Tanzania hunger statistics for 2017 was 24.50%, a 0.1% increase from 2016.
  • Tanzania hunger statistics for 2016 was 24.40%, a 0.4% decline from 2015.
  • Tanzania hunger statistics for 2015 was 24.80%, a 1.7% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Tanzania Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 25.00% 0.50%
2017 24.50% 0.10%
2016 24.40% -0.40%
2015 24.80% -1.70%
2014 26.50% -1.40%
2013 27.90% -1.20%
2012 29.10% -1.60%
2011 30.70% -0.90%
2010 31.60% -1.00%
2009 32.60% 1.80%
2008 30.80% 0.20%
2007 30.60% 0.30%
2006 30.30% -1.40%
2005 31.70% -2.10%
2004 33.80% 0.10%
2003 33.70% -0.50%
2002 34.20% 1.10%
2001 33.10% 1.10%